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Stickley, Gustav (1858–1942)

Clive Edwards

Clive Edwards is Professor in Design History at Loughborough University, UK. His authored works include: Interior Design: A Critical Introduction (Bloomsbury 2010), Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings and Home Furnishing Practices 1200-1950 (2007); Turning Houses into Homes (2005), Encyclopaedia of Furniture Materials Trades and Techniques (2000), Twentieth Century Furniture, its materials, manufacture and markets (1994), and Victorian Furniture, Technology and Design (1993). He has also contributed a number of articles to the Encyclopedia of Interior Design (1997), and has published a number of scholarly articles and essays in edited works. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...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 Chapter

...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...