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Arts & Crafts

Arts & Crafts

The Arts and Crafts Movement began in Britain around 1880 and quickly spread to America, Europe and Japan. Inspired by the ideas of John Ruskin and William Morris, it advocated a revival of traditional handicrafts, a return to a simpler way of life and an improvement in the design of ordinary domestic objects. In 2005, the V&A hosted the exhibition 'International Arts and Crafts'.

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International Arts and Crafts

International Arts and Crafts

The Arts and Crafts movement revolutionised attitudes to work and the home and laid the foundations for a radical shift in approach to design and life…

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Event - Philip Webb 1831-1915

Sat 07 November 2015–Thu 07 January 2016

DISPLAY: Philip Webb, friend and colleague of William Morris, was the most significant architect of the Arts and Crafts movement in England. Drawing on the V&A and RIBA’s unparalleled collection of designs and archives, this display brings together his diverse projects and roles as architect and designer.

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