William Morris' 3 ideas
stained glass, fabric, and wallpaper
What role does leisure play in Morris' utopia?
now man is having to work very strenuously for the reward of leisure, whereas man used to live for leisure and work for only what was necessary.
When did the Arts & Crafts movement happen?
1880 (influenced through 1930's)
Style of Arts & Crafts Movement
based on the value of the beauty of ordinary materials (stone and tiles)
recreate craftsmanship that was destroyed by industrialization. Focused on gothic detail. Restricted to upper class.
embraced industrialization, lent their craft making to creating lavish middle class crafts
craftsman, created first truly american furniture. leader in the arts & crafts movement in america.
established Roycroft Press in NY, elaborately decorated pages, created furniture too.