English Arts and Crafts

This movement originated in the mid-19th in England as a retaliation the industrial revolution. This movement was meant to show off craftsman ship and ornamentation. With commodities being mass-produced using cheaper materials or construction methods made consumers upset.

The English Arts and Crafts movement is not only defined as the architectural design of buildings, but also as the craftsmanship of furniture and finishes inside the home. In the United States, this architectural style has traditionally appeared in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. This movement did not survive the First World War and was replaced by the European Revival, Tudor or the Spanish Mediterranean.


Exposed Beams

Use of Natural Materials

Open Floorplans With Built-ins

Symmetrical Styling

Large Centralized Fire Place