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Arts and Crafts Furniture: From Classic to Contemporary

Arts and Crafts Furniture: From Classic to Contemporary
Highland Item # 202279
Author: Kevin Rodal & Jonathan Binzen

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Arts and Crafts Furniture: From Classic to Contemporary. Authors, Kevin Rodal & Jonathan Binzen

This book gives you a fresh look at the history and influences that resulted in beautiful, functional pieces designed to enhance the interiors of classic Arts & Crafts homes. From William Morris and the roots of the movement, through Gustav Stickley, the Prairie School and including contemporary pieces, Arts & Crafts Furniture celebrates classic furniture and the craftsmen who made it.

Written by a well-known maker of Craftsman-style furniture and a woodworking journalist, this book will enlighten you about the design and construction of both historical and contemporary Craftsman furniture.

Arts & Crafts Furniture brings you:

  • Nearly 500 color photos of examples of the Arts & Crafts style
  • A comprehensive look at the design and construction of furniture from classic to modern—covering the entire movement: American, British, Continental
  • Information not only about the obvious personalities but also about other significant designers and makers, including contemporary individuals and firms making this type of furniture.
  • An extensive list of Arts & Crafts resources and a full bibliography.

About the authors:

Kevin Rodel, one of the foremost makers of hand-crafted craftsman furniture, has been making custom furniture in Maine since 1978. He and his wife, Susan Mack, have been operating their own custom furniture business, Mack and Rodel since 1986. Their work has been featured in woodworking magazines and books on Craftsman interiors. Kevin Rodel has contributed articles on craftsman style and techniques to Fine Woodworking and Home Furniture.

Jonathan Binzen is a writer and photographer specializing in furniture and architecture. A former senior editor at Fine Woodworking magazine, he writes for such publications as This Old House and American Craft. After studying literature, art, and architecture as an undergraduate at Harvard, he worked as a cabinetmaker and a teacher of woodworking.

ISBN 978-1-56158-359-1

Hardcover, 9-1/4 x 10-7/8 in., 240 pages, with color photos and drawings

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