Arts & Crafts

ARTS & CRAFTS


THE VALUE OF PRECEDENT

By Charles Harrison Townsend

This attack on the cult of self-expression at the expense of history has held up well since its original publication in 1894. Read more

THE IDEAL BOOK

By William Morris

Typographical advice from 1893 with beauty and legibility at its core. Morris points to some fine 15th century precedents. Read more

 

ART AND WORKMANSHIP

By W.R. Lethaby

This article from 1913 is about craft and beauty and the ordinary. 'Art is the humanity put into workmanship, the rest is slavery.' Read more