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Beautiful Necessity Decorating with Arts and Crafts

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ISBN-10: 0879057785

ISBN-13: 9780879057787

Edition: N/A

Authors: Bruce Smith, Yoshiko Yamamoto

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Though the functional beauty of the Arts and Crafts movement has long been a part of American culture, it is now revitalized by simplicity seekers trying to counteract the fast pace of contemporary living. The elegant simplicity of Craftsman ideals is time defying, as the rooms and furnishings of The Beautiful Necessity: Decorting With Arts and Crafts will reveal. From the traditional--Greene and Greene, Gustav Stickley, Frank Lloyd Wright, and others--to the contemporary--Berkely Mills, Warren Hiles, East/West Furniture Design, and more--the Arts and Crafts movement is represented. All 140 exquisite photographs demonstrate how the Craftsman style has brought stunning warmth yet utilitarian…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Publisher: Gibbs Smith, Publisher
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introdution
Space
The East Coast
Surface
Light
The Midwest
Function
The Machine and the Amateur
Community
The West
Allusions
Resource List
Photo Credits