Arts and Crafts Essays

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Arts and Crafts Essays


Members of the Arts and Crafts
Exhibition Society

With a Preface
By William Morris




Of the Revival of Design and Handicraft: with Notes on the Work of the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society. Walter Crane 1
Textiles. William Morris 22
Of Decorative Painting and Design. Walter Crane 39
Of Wall Papers. Walter Crane 52
Fictiles. G. T. Robinson 62
Metal Work. W. A. S. Benson 68
Stone and Wood Carving. Somers Clarke 81
Furniture. Stephen Webb 89
Stained Glass. Somers Clarke 98
Table Glass. Somers Clarke 106
Printing. William Morris and Emery Walker 111
Bookbinding. T. J. Cobden-Sanderson 134
Of Mural Painting. F. Madox Brown 149
Of Sgraffito Work. Heywood Sumner 161
Of Stucco and Gesso. G. T. Robinson 172
Of Cast Iron. W. R. Lethaby 184
Of Dyeing as an Art. William Morris 196
Of Embroidery. May Morris 212
Of Lace. Alan S. Cole 224
Of Book Illustration and Book Decoration. Reginald Blomfield 237
Of Designs and Working Drawings. Lewis F. Day 249
Furniture and the Room. Edward S. Prior 261
Of the Room and Furniture. Halsey Ricardo 274
The English Tradition. Reginald Blomfield 289
Carpenters' Furniture. W. R. Lethaby 302
Of Decorated Furniture. J. H. Pollen 310
Of Carving. Stephen Webb 322
Intarsia and Inlaid Wood-Work. T. G. Jackson 330
Woods and other Materials. Stephen Webb 345
Of Modern Embroidery. Mary E. Turner 355
Of Materials. May Morris 365
Colour. May Morris 376
Stitches and Mechanism. Alan S. Cole 387
Design. John D. Sedding 405
On Designing for the Art of Embroidery. Selwyn Image 414

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