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Gustav Stickley

By: Cathers, David M.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Books 2003: 2003

Book number: 38521

ISBN: 0714840300

Condition: As New


240 pp., Gustav Stickley (1858-1942) founded his own design company, Craftsman Workshops, with his brother in upstate New York in 1898. The company was highly successful through the 1920s and eventually became a national enterprise with retail stores in New York, Boston, and Washington, DC. Although influenced by the British Arts and Crafts movement and Continental Art Nouveau, Stickley advocated the creation of a distinctive American style that would integrate furnishings, architecture, handicrafts, and principles of harmonious living; he believed that well-designed furnishings could help ... View more info