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Stickley, Gustav (1858–1942)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...An important advocate of Arts and Crafts ideals in America, Stickley was a furniture maker by trade who made a significant contribution to American design. His United Crafts company in Eastwood, New York, was initially run like a medieval...

Mission Style

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Mission Style arose in the 1890s in association with the American Arts and Crafts Movement. The style broke from the Victorian fashion for excessive decoration and historicism, with simplified forms incorporating horizontal and vertical...