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Craftsman

June 30, 2015

The Craftsman is a unique, era-defined style. This style emerged as an intentional result of a movement of artists, architects, and builders in the 20th century who dreamt of a more inspired, natural beauty derived solely from craftsmanship.

These discontent artisans based what became known as The Craftsman on high-quality, handcrafted furniture. Instead of the cheaply made, mass-produced pieces that had become common in their era (and ours), the Craftsman style focuses on highlighting the inherent quality and beauty of the materials.

Instead of other, more ornate styles which utilize focal details such as fine painting or sculpting, the Craftsman approach maintains charm and artistry through simplicity. Besides featuring the most skilled construction, the only details the Craftsman needs to shine are the appreciation of uncomplicated lines, gorgeous wood grains, and dazzling stone.

The skillful construction of the Craftsman style isn’t only attractive, however. The professional and highly-skilled builds have also contributed to the arrival of features such as built-in storage and breakfast nooks.

In fact, the Craftsman almost exclusively utilizes these gorgeous, fulfilling built-in features. Built-in items are literally built into the walls and unlike furniture, are difficult to move. Today, these include embedded bookshelves, seating, desks, and even appliances such as microwaves and wall ovens. Many of these features, particularly shelving, tend to be covered by lovely, openable glass doors.

This more traditional, earthen style is based in strength and functionality that also pairs well with antique furniture. Muted, relaxed colors combined with these elegant pieces make any kitchen feel like a retreat.

Ultimately, if your heart yearns for elegance through simplicity rather than intricacy, you may be searching for the Craftsman. If you would like to read more on the Craftsman style of homes and furniture, try this piece from The Spruce.

For an even simpler look featuring wood, try contemporary or modern.

If this is too angular for your liking, try transitional or rustic.

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