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Renovation Detail: Arts and Crafts Interior Trim
Utilitarian doesn't have to mean afterthought with window and door trim that highlights finely crafted interior openings
"window and door trim that highlights finely crafted interior openings... husband and I purchased our historic Arts and Crafts home over a year ago, and our... doorway and window back to its roots with Arts and Crafts–style trim. While a few of... home, our Arts and Crafts trim features square section casing with ornamentation on... window and door trim is to hide the gap between the rough opening in the wall and..."
How Arts and Crafts Style Beautifies Today's Interiors
Based on beauty and purity, this movement from more than a century ago is still influencing design elements in home interiors
"beauty and purity, this movement from more than a century ago is still influencing... trend and the excessive opulence of the times. The Arts and Crafts movement, or the... between 1860 and 1910, was devoted to art and beauty in the form of work by skilled craftspeople... clean and simple, and the flora and fauna of the British countryside inspired textiles... Clutter and garish machine-made products were rejected in favor of hand-crafted items..."
So Your Style Is: Arts and Crafts
With a dual focus on nature and craftsmanship, Arts and Crafts home interiors have a wholesome, organic appeal
"nature and craftsmanship, Arts and Crafts home interiors have a wholesome, organic... honesty and purity of spirit. Arts and Crafts interiors are full of heart and harmony... styles, Arts and Crafts operates within a well-defined set of parameters — and for... style) and William Morris were seminal in establishing the Arts and Crafts code, and... reason. The Arts and Crafts movement took off around the turn of the 20th century as a..."
Houzz Tour: A Modern Take on Arts and Crafts
A love of surfing, proximity to the coast, and major life changes inspire a relaxing and thoughtful design
"coast, and major life changes inspire a relaxing and thoughtful design... breezes, and the design of the original Arts and Crafts cottage and surf shack. With... architect and surfer Richard Bubnowski bought a small Arts and Crafts cottage in Point... shack and tinkered with the main house for years. Then as he was getting ready to... it down and starting over. The result, Surfer's End, is a home with a design influenced..."
5 Historic Arts and Crafts Homes With an Australian Spin
See how the elements of a celebrated international movement in architecture played out in a country ripe for change
"names and versions of this style, Arts and Crafts thrived equally in Europe, Britain... States and Australia. When Arts and Crafts emerged in Australia in the late 19th... The Arts and Crafts movement is often recognized as the first international modern... of the Arts and Crafts period, as the homes of that time still stand glorious — a... Australian Arts and Crafts architecture speak to your design tastes.... the past and more about function, comfort and showing off the beauty of raw materials..."
New Garden Styles Reveal Roots in Arts and Crafts Design
Landscape design from a century ago is still influencing gardens today — see if any of its features have sprung up in yours
"original Arts and Crafts garden — linear paths, terraces, tall and clipped hedges backing... paths and walls. The Arts and Crafts movement was championed by brothers Charles... in the Arts and Crafts gardens that were so popular in the early part of the last... borders and bold topiary — but gives it a modern twist. The plantings have moved away... decade and toward voluptuous borders with repetitive clumps of perennials that soften..."
My Houzz: Arts and Crafts Inspires a Midcentury Home
"iques and modern touches combine seamlessly in a personalized remodel for a Dallas... Connolly and Gae Whitener transformed their Texas home into an Arts and Crafts–inspired... hardwood and curated art, this Dallas home has undergone some big changes to pay homage... Whitener and their dogs, Banjo and Bobi Location: Dallas Size: Almost 2,000 square feet;... designed and built the house for his family in 1964 using unorthodox building techniques..."
Strange but True Parallels Between Early Western and Old Japanese Style
Part 1 of our 'wabi-sabi' series: in which Shaker and Arts and Crafts designs reveal simplicity, modesty and integrity
"Shaker and Arts and Crafts designs reveal simplicity, modesty and integrity... wealthier) and the simple, unsentimental Arts and Crafts designs of William Morris and... Japanese art of finding beauty in imperfection and impermanence feels like coming home... repression and the Industrial Revolution’s isolation), bear the wabi-sabi mark. As do... walls”— and the Slow Design movement of today that urges designers to satisfy real..."
My Houzz: Going White and Bright in Montreal
White lacquer and wider doorways help create an airer backdrop for colorful contemporary art in a 1910 Arts and Crafts home
"art in a 1910 Arts and Crafts home... lacquer and wider doorways help create an airer backdrop for colorful contemporary... their 1910 Arts and Crafts home and wanted to preserve them. But they also wanted a setting... Vandal and Richard Ouellette; Richard’s mom, Mireille Couture; and their dog, Drue... Vandal and designer Richard Ouellette of Les Ensembliers loved the traditional features... contemporary art. To accomplish both, the Montreal residents spent six months remodeling..."
Houzz Tour: Canadian Cottage in the Netherlands
"igned Arts and Crafts home with Canadian craftsmanship and nautical touches... Canadian Arts and Crafts home, it was constructed from materials brought to the Netherlands... cycling and outdoor dining. Alting co-designed the house with an architect and had... Alting and visiting his lovely sky-blue Canadian style cottage. Located in a recreational... knowing he and his partner wanted a Canadian-style home to suit their outdoorsy lifestyle..."
My Houzz: Old-World European Flair in Oregon
Custom woodwork, stained glass and Arts and Crafts touches create warm, earthy interiors in a ranch-style home
"glass and Arts and Crafts touches create warm, earthy interiors in a ranch-style... patterns and colors of the wood, the texture and color of steel and concrete where we've... here: Sal and Geri Ortega and their 3 cats Ernie, Girlfriend and Annie Location: Laurel... Geri and Sal Ortega have done everything from building furniture and cabinetry to... placing rock and tile, to installing windows and built-ins. The year-round construction..."
9 Beautiful Craftsman Touches
Embrace an Arts and Crafts design element or two to give your home natural appeal without a full-on overhaul
"ce an Arts and Crafts design element or two to give your home natural appeal without... between art nouveau and art deco chronologically, the American Arts and Crafts movement... forms and local and natural materials. The Arts and Crafts movement thrived from... 1925, and included well-known designers such as Gustav Stickley, Greene and Greene... first and explored beauty through materials and construction. Many of the forms..."
Fresh Start: Organizing Your Craft Room
"stash your arts and crafts supplies in style... to the Craft & Hobby Association, last year the craft and hobby industry raked... billion. And 56 percent of households are crafting at least once a year — and that's... storage and organization solutions that are both pretty and practical.... indulged in crafting at one time or another. That probably explains the growing trend... having a craft/hobby room at home. Any crafter can tell you that keeping a workspace..."
Five-Panel Doors Unlock Style
From Arts and Crafts to contemporary homes, five-panel doors add architectural interest with their classic design
"From Arts and Crafts to contemporary homes, five-panel doors add architectural interest... husband and I purchased our 90-year-old Craftsman fixer-upper, we made a vow to restore... streamlined and modern or reminiscent of its Victorian roots. You'll notice there are... panels and the newer, simpler, flat-panel design. Both are guaranteed to refresh any... door), and its dense surfaces are ideal substrates for paint. Highly stable and hard..."
Let's Put a Price on Art: Your Guide to Art Costs and Buying
We paint you a picture of what affects an artwork's price — plus a little-known way to take home what you love when it's beyond your budget
"original art can make a room, be treasured for years and be passed down for generations... style and rarity of a piece all can impact how much it costs. And if you come upon... generations. And it can be surprisingly affordable or very expensive. Why do some types... power of art to power your interior design? Here are three experts' tips to think about... as an art and craft in and of itself. If the art is valuable to you and is in a public..."