Collectors. Beginning in the very first year of the twentieth century, Gustav Stickley made furniture that is prized almost a hundred years later for its honesty, simplicity, and usefulness. Here, imbued with pure and simple lines, are the comfortable Morris chairs, the upright settles, the solid oak chests, the hammered metalwork, and the delicate textiles that have come to epitomize Stickley's style.
Calling the composite of his ideas and activities "the craftsmanship of life, his furniture, " he used the word Craftsman to refer to his houses, and his magazine. Today, arts and crafts design -- synonymous with Stickley to many people -- has become an American passion. Cathers then goes on to show us the collections in a series of stunning Arts and Crafts homes, including Stickley's own family home in New Jersey.
But stickley was more than a furniture maker -- he was a one-man phenomenon: book and magazine publisher, proponent of a simple and natural lifestyle, and de facto leader of the Arts and Crafts movement in America. Reference book. As a designer and manufacturer who emphasized careful workmanship, and simple lines, respect for natural materials, Stickley had a profound impact on the look of American homes.
Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture, Revised & Expanded Second Edition: Authentic and Fully Detailed Plans for 61 Classic Pieces Fox Chapel Publishing Complete Full-Perspective ViewsLang has been the go-to source for complete working shop drawings of Arts & Crafts furniture pieces designed by Gustav Stickley and his associates early in the twentieth century. With full perspective views, and cutting lists for each project, elevations, details, this revised collection gives today's woodworkers the heart of the Craftsman aesthetic, sections, along with all the information needed for workshop success.
The author, a master cabinetmaker, measured original Craftsman antiques to create these detailed plans. Inside this expanded edition, you'll find plans for 61 classic pieces, including: Beds Bookcases Bureaus Cabinets Chairs Chests Desks Dressers Footstools Inlays Nightstands Rockers Sideboards Stools Tables Wall shelves Wardrobes Craftsman Hardware Fox chapel Publishing.
Lang, an expert furniture and cabinet maker and executive editor of Popular Woodworking, measured original Craftsman antiques to create detailed plans and published them in a series of Shop Drawing books. Build furniture in the legendary craftsman style! 61 classic furniture pieces with complete working shop drawings Full perspective views, sections, details, elevations, & cutting lists, plus additional inlay designs and hardware drawings Original Stickley furniture pieces were measured to create these detailed plans not available from any other source Intermediate woodworkers can use these plans to build authentic replicas of valuable period pieces at low cost This big book provides complete working shop drawings for 61 classic furniture pieces.
For more than 30 years, professional woodworker and author Robert W.
Making Authentic Craftsman Furniture: Instructions and Plans for 62 Projects Dover WoodworkingInstructions for 62 projects including:. Included are projects large and small enough to satisfy the household needs and creative urges of any woodworker. Fox chapel Publishing. Each project includes stickley's original information for woodworkers of the early 1900s: a perspective drawing of the completed piece; a brief description of the item with suggestions for appropriate choices of wood; a "mill bill" giving complete lumber specifications; and schematic drawings showing both front and side views with accurate measurements.
All woodworkers, even beginners, will delight in this collection of genuine Stickley plans for 62 of the finest, most desirable pieces of Craftsman or "mission-style" furniture. His important monthly magazine The Craftsman 1901–16 published construction plans for his distinctly American furniture. The 62 simple, straightforward projects reprinted here — exquisite examples of Stickley's classic designs — first appeared in The Craftsman between 1903 and 1907.
Rejecting the "badly constructed, furniture designer and manufacturer Gustav Stickley developed a radical new design concept that stressed careful workmanship, simplicity, over-ornate, meaningless" furniture of the late Victorian period, architect, and utility. Antique collectors, furniture restorers, and historians of American style also will appreciate the detailed information on an influential design movement enjoying a resurgence in popularity.
Make authentic reproductions of handsome, dressers to dining tables, a wood-box and more — future family heirlooms that will stand the test of time both in durability and in clean, a foot rest, functional, sturdy Craftsman home furnishings from bookcases to bedsteads, a hall tree, elegant purity of line.
In the Craftsman Style: Building Furniture Inspired by the Arts & Crafts T In The StyleFox chapel Publishing. This comprehensive collection brings together the best of Fine Woodworking's articles on the Arts & Crafts style, one of the most enduring movements in American furniture design, with 150 color photos. Instructions for 62 projects including:. It includes background on history and style, as well as a wide variety of appealing projects.
In the Arts & Crafts StyleFrom a new york estate filled with rare roycraft pieces to a beverly hills mansion furnished in Mission oak, the book not only provides a rare glimpse into the collector's world but offers a visual blueprint for incorporating this engaging style into any household, a source index explains how to identify original pieces and directs the consumer to places where both authentic and reproduction Arts and Crafts furniture and objects can be obtained.
Fox chapel Publishing. Used book in Good Condition. William morris, glass, textiles, and frank lloyd wright are among some of the most well-known designers who produced furniture and architecture in the Arts and Crafts style, Gustav Stickley, wallpaper, while many others produced ceramics, and silverware in the same vein.
Over 140 glorious, and other unique touches in every object pictured, the use of enduring woods, handwrought hardware, graceful style and depict the hallmarks of its design impeccable construction and proportions, exquisite finishes, full-color photographs showcase the special beauty of this simple, all in the context of contemporary homes.
Instructions for 62 projects including:. An invaluable and inspirational reference for decorators and collectors at all levels, In the Arts and Crafts Style combines splendid photography and an enlightening text into a treasured, one-of-a-kind volume as classic and timeless as the style to which it pays tribute.
A comprehensive survey of one of america's most enduring and popular interior design styles, reflecting both traditional and contemporary interpretations, this lavishly illustrated and informative volume begins with a discussion of the origins of the Arts and Crafts movement at the turn of the century and traces its evolution to the present day.
Arts and crafts design, has experienced an explosion of popularity over the past decade with museums, collectors, graceful lines and solid workmanship with quality materials, characterized by clean, and the general public.
Bungalow Style: Creating Classic Interiors in Your Arts and Crafts HomeUsed book in Good Condition. Fox chapel Publishing. The lush woodwork, ingenious open plans, and fine finish details are symbolic of a time gone by. Used book in Good Condition. Instructions for 62 projects including:. Whether renovating, restoring, or building new, expanding, we all share a longing for the values that hark back to the Arts and Crafts era.
This extensive collection of beautifully photographed interior architectural elements is an indispensable source of information and inspiration for anyone interested in these special homes. Or are they? as treena crochet amply illustrates in Bungalow Style, recreating the beauty of these Arts and Crafts gems without sacrificing our modern lifestyles is not only feasible but also deeply rewarding.
Over 300 photographs offer a host of ideas, while case studies and sidebars show real-world examples and offer advice on how to incorporate period-authentic details in your own home.
Gustav Stickley and the American Arts & Crafts Movement Dallas Museum of Art PublicationsInstructions for 62 projects including:. The full range of stickley’s workshops is illuminated, metalwork, including more than 100 objects of furniture, and textiles, as well as architectural drawings and related designs, many of which are previously unpublished. Essays by distinguished contributors provide diverse viewpoints on the Arts and Crafts movement and Stickley's evolving role as tastemaker, and the often contradictory messages conveyed through the construction and promotion of his designers’ works.
This handsome volume provides fascinating new insight into the dramatic transformation of a factory owner into one of the leading figures of the American Arts and Crafts movement. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. An impressive new look at the iconic designs of the workshops of the patriarch of the american Arts and Crafts movement, Gustav Stickley With its emphasis on social reform and simplicity in design-bold lines, honest use of materials, and redeeming qualities of handmade goods-the Arts and Crafts movement offered an antidote to the perceived ills of a rapidly changing world and the ornate and artificial Victorian aesthetic of the late 19th century.
In the first years of the 20th century, the movement was popularized in the United States through the efforts of Gustav Stickley 1858 – 1942, a businessman who promoted a progressive American style and the ideal of the simple life through the efforts of his furniture factory and publication, The Craftsman.
Gustav stickley and the american arts & crafts Movement accompanies the first nationally touring exhibition of Stickley’s work and explores his dual roles as a visionary business leader and enthusiastic proselytizer of design reform. Fox chapel Publishing.
Shop Drawings for Greene & Greene Furniture: 23 American Arts and Crafts Masterpieces Fox Chapel PublishingInstructions for 62 projects including:. Fox chapel Publishing. 23 projects for every room in the home! working shop drawings for authentic reproductions of rare, classic furniture Greene & Greene furniture, widely recognized as the finest expression of the American Arts & Crafts movement, is presented here for the first time as working shop drawings.
Featuring accurate front, and top views in addition to comprehensive section and detail views, side, these drawings offer today's enthusiastic woodworkers a unique opportunity to reproduce this rare furniture line, which has often been photographed but not presented in such detail. Including introductory chapters on both the greenes and the Halls, an extensive discussion covers suitable woods and finishes and provides solid technical information on how to make such characteristic Greene & Greene details as proud ebony plugs and splines, breadboard ends, and cloud lifts.
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American Bungalow StyleFox chapel Publishing. More than three hundred full-color photographs present a wide range of these turn-of-the-century architectural gems, offering a wealth of ideas and creative suggestions for restoring and decorating historic homes. Used book in Good Condition. 15, 500 first printing. Used book in Good Condition.
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Arts&Crafts Architecture&Design LibraryFox chapel Publishing. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. A stunning photographic survey of Arts&Crafts style houses, furniture, lamps, textiles and more. Used book in Good Condition. Instructions for 62 projects including:.
Greene & Greene: MasterworksUsed book in Good Condition. Instructions for 62 projects including:. The only full-color survey of the firm's greatest works-including several newly restored to their original grandeur-Greene & Greene reveals the consummate artistry that ensured the brothers' place among the most brilliant of American architects.
Fox chapel Publishing. From the gamble house in pasadena, californiawhose director contributes the book's forewordto lesser-known gems throughout the state, Greene & Greene is a wonderful introduction to the brothers' work, and a warm homage to the charms of this refined domestic architecture. Used book in Good Condition.
. Used book in Good Condition. An in-depth tour of 25 magnificent homes, this book examines the creative evolution of their style. In the first decades of the 20th century, charles Sumner Greene and Henry Mather Greene almost single-handedly defined the Arts and Crafts aesthetic in America as the architectural firm Greene & Greene.