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Arts & Crafts Style Homes in Washington DC Metro Area
Arts & Crafts is a term that has often been associated with American Craftsman and other Craftsman-style architecture, including new custom homes in affluent Washington Metro suburban neighborhoods. As with most design terminology, there's a rich history and evolutionary process. Arts & Crafts was an international design movement largely accredited to William Morris, an English artist, writer and textile designer. Morris was a founding member of Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co, a design firm established in 1861 that moved away from earlier industrial-age influences.
The early Arts & Crafts movement was specific to the British Isles but not specific just to architecture. In truth, it was a guiding set of philosophies and creative principles, including a wish to return to pure craftsmanship and artistic influences from pre-industrial eras. The movement spread to Ireland and later, the United States where it helped bridge the gap between Victorian and Art Noveau architecture from the late 19th century, and the Art Deco period which began in the 1920's. To learn more about Arts & Crafts style homes in Washington DC Metro area, call District Partners at Compass today!