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Forum topic by Olaf Gradin posted 11-22-2007 08:59 AM 888 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Olaf Gradin

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11-22-2007 08:59 AM

Topic tags/keywords: artsandcrafts craftsman gustav stickley greene furniture design

I’m really intrigued by the Arts & Crafts movement that happened in the early 1900’s as it relates to furniture design. I am particularly impressed with Gustav Stickley’s Craftsman movement and what the Greene & Greene Bros. company did for the times. I say that, but most of what I’ve seen has mostly just been been inspired by the original designs. Are there some good references out there I can look to for these inspiring designs? I would like to design things based on a particular style, but I’m also willing to use somebody else’s designs from this period.

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Peter Oxley

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#1 posted 11-22-2007 04:14 PM

Olaf – Woodcraft has some great books that are collections of original design sketches and plans.

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#2 posted 11-22-2007 06:02 PM

Reprints from www.doverpublications.com

Arts and Crafts Furniture:The Complete Brooks Catalog of 1912
The 1912 and 1915 Gustav Stickley Craftsman Furniture Catalogs
Stickely Craftsman Furniture Catalogs: Unabridged Reprints of Two Mission Furniture Catalogs
Making Authentic Craftsman Furniture: Instructions and Plans for 62 Projects – Gustav Stickley

Others:

Shop Drawings for Greene and Greene Furniture – Robert Lang
Warman’s Arts and Crafts Furniture – Mark Moran (photographs of 100s of original pieces)
Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture – Robert Lang
More Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture – Robert Lang

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