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An art movement from England in the last decades of the 1800's that reacted against the Industrial Revolution by returning to handicrafts and traditional materials of production.

Arts and Crafts Movement


The leader of the English Arts and Crafts movement; he called for a nobility of purpose, faith in natural materials and handcrafted methods of production, and individual expression by designers and craftspeople.

William Morris


A group of young artists who banded together in the 1880's to bring greater recognition and respect to the design arts.

The Century Guild


Printing shop set up by William Morris in England to produce high quality printed books whose design was influenced by medieval aesthetic.

Kelmscott Press


American designer, influenced by the Kelmscott Press. He produced limited edition books, developed typefaces, and elevated the design quality of American books.

Bruce Rogers