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William Morris: and the Arts & Crafts Home

Author/EditorMorris: Todd, P (Author)
ISBN: 9780500290231
Pub Date27/02/2012
BindingPaperback
Pages192
Dimensions (mm)290(h) * 235(w)
Celebrates William Morris' genius, presenting a overview of his life and career, while setting out his guiding principles so that a modern audience can recreate the Arts and Crafts style in their own homes.
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Now available in paperback, Pamela Todd's book celebrates William Morris' genius, presenting a thorough overview of his life and career, while setting out his guiding principles so that a modern audience can recreate the Arts and Crafts style in their own homes. A series of Case Studies explores six contemporary houses from a modern London townhouse to a traditional Arts and Crafts home in Massachusetts that have followed and adapted Morris' dicta, brilliantly demonstrating how the style can be applied to our environment today. The book concludes with a comprehensive style-sourcing section, as well as a gazetteer of places to visit for inspiration. "An excellent book". ("The Times"). "The definitive source book for anyone interested in the Arts & Crafts style ...stunning". ("Period Living and Traditional Homes"). "Gorgeous ...packed with intelligently researched information and more than 200 exquisite illustrations...Get this if you're tempted to introduce the true spirit of Morris to your home". ("Grand Designs").

Now available in paperback, Pamela Todd's book celebrates William Morris' genius, presenting a thorough overview of his life and career, while setting out his guiding principles so that a modern audience can recreate the Arts and Crafts style in their own homes. A series of Case Studies explores six contemporary houses from a modern London townhouse to a traditional Arts and Crafts home in Massachusetts that have followed and adapted Morris' dicta, brilliantly demonstrating how the style can be applied to our environment today. The book concludes with a comprehensive style-sourcing section, as well as a gazetteer of places to visit for inspiration. "An excellent book". ("The Times"). "The definitive source book for anyone interested in the Arts & Crafts style ...stunning". ("Period Living and Traditional Homes"). "Gorgeous ...packed with intelligently researched information and more than 200 exquisite illustrations...Get this if you're tempted to introduce the true spirit of Morris to your home". ("Grand Designs").

Pamela Todd has lectured at Tate Britain and the Victoria and Albert Museum on the subject of the Arts & Crafts Movement, and has written over twelve books, including The Impressionists' Table, Bloomsbury at Home, The Pre-Raphaelites at Home and The Arts & Crafts Companion. She lives in London.

1. The Outside View * 2. Designs for Living * 3. Pattern and Colour 4. Comfort and Craft * 5. The Softer Elements * 6. Finishing Touches 7. Case Studies * Endmatter: Where to see Arts and Crafts * Specialist Suppliers * Help and Advice/Useful Information * Bibliography

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