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  1. The Arts and Crafts Style Comes South with the National Arts & Crafts Conference

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    The Arts and Crafts Movement

    National Arts & Crafts Conference

    It was the style that changed America forever

    In 1910 the Arts and Crafts movement swept across the country, creating a demand for millions of modest, affordable bungalows filled with the handcrafted oak furniture of Gustav Stickley, matte green pottery by Grueby and Rookwood, mica lighting by the Roycroft Copper Shop, and handwoven textiles decorated with cattails, gingko leaves, and purple iris blossoms.

    And while it started in New York and Chicago, it didn’t stay just there. (more…)