The Beauty Of English Arts Crafts
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I feel so lucky to be part of the team putting out Nancy Hiller's new book English Arts & Crafts Furniture: Projects & Techniques for the Modern Maker.The physical copy of the book is precisely the kind of book that I love.
It's a gorgeous package, beautifully laid out.It's the kind of book that calls out to be picked up and poured over again and again.And that's exactly what I did as soon as I could get my hands on the finished copy.
Not only does Nancy walk you through building three incredible pieces of furniture (in much more detail than we have space to do in the magazine), but she gets in to the English Arts & Crafts movement in a way that's about much more than aesthetics.
She focuses on two important aspects of the movement: the conviction that things of beauty should be available to everyone and that good work should be its own reward.The objects that are commonly associated with the Arts & Crafts movement are just the beginning.
This is an era that yielded all kinds of designs from Stickley's practical adjustable-back chair with lots of straight lines and very little ornamentation to...