Arts & Crafts Emporia

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ABOVE: Delicious displays at Sawbridge Studios near Chicago.

A handful of the suppliers that follow have “virtual stores”: your visit is made online. Many, though, have both a bricks-and-mortar retail shop and an online catalog. See furniture, lighting and hardware, textiles, tile and pottery... The beautiful products of the Arts & Crafts Revival are suitable for your Bungalow or Craftsman home, for Tudor Revivals and California Ranches, and for any artistic house.

American-style shopping at the mall is in every way antithetical to an insistence on fewer, better things. But we dare you to resist the urge to shop in these special stores, which display a range of truly beautiful, artisan-made goods.

Bend Bungalow: Bend, OR (541) 383-2992, bendbungalow.comA retail shop and web store that stocks a variety of A&C-style decor and gift items, including lighting, pottery, rugs, books, and artwork. Celebrating their tenth year.

The Copper Shop Gallery: East Aurora, NY (716) 655-0261, roycroftcampuscorporation.comOperated by the Roycroft Campus, this retail store features Roycroft artisans works as well as Arts & Crafts gifts. They also offer classes, demonstrations and tours.

The Craftsman Home: Berkeley, CA (510) 655-6503, craftsmanhome.comFurniture (from W. Hile plus antique and custom), lighting, ceramics, artwork and frames, textiles and rugs, metalwork. Catalog is online; orders taken by phone only.

Craftsman Homes Connection: Spokane, WA (509) 535-5098, crafthome.comOrder “andirons” to “welcome signs” by phone or online. No retail store; catalog only.

Dalton's: Syracuse, NY (316) 463-1568, dalton's.comRetail store offers carefully selected, complementary furnishings and decorative objects created in the Arts & Crafts tradition.

Eastwood Gallery: St. Paul, MN (651) 695-1902, eastwoodgallery.comSpecializing in Mission furniture and decorative arts from the American Arts & Crafts Movement (1890-1920) in their retail establishment.

Fair Oak Workshops: River Forest, IL (800) 341-0597, fairoak.comMany makers represented, also design and commissions: clocks, prints, tiles, art glass, stencils, metalwork, leather, china, mica lamps. No retail store; phone and online orders since 1995.

Historic Lighting/HL Ranch: 114 East Lemon Ave., Monrovia, CA (888) 757-9770 and (626) 303-4899, historiclighting.com and hlranch.comQuality production home furnishings with a representation of artisans, especially those local to area. Lighting and interior design service. Craftsman, Western, and Rustic furnishings. Big showroom Wed.–Sat. Online catalog.

Some retail stores display objects in room settings.

Some retail stores display objects in room settings.

Historic Style: 404 - 3960 Quadra Street, Quadra Centre Victoria B.C. (250) 592-4916, historicstyle.comFabrics and wallpapers by Morris, Voysey, Mackintosh, Silver Studio; also Art Nouveau collection, traditional fabrics and papers by period from Federal through 20th century. Tile, hardware, some furniture, tapestries, accessories, gifts, art pottery, kitchen textiles, clocks, mugs, jewelry. Showroom by appointment; online catalog, sample cutting service, and historic-design consulting.

J.R. Burrows and Co.: Rockland, MA (800) 347-1795, burrows.comOnline collection of English and East-Coast American Arts & Crafts fabrics and wallpapers; rugs from Morris and Voysey, Candace Wheeler and Jennie P. Jones; period carpets from Federal through Victorian and 20th-century periods; Scottish lace curtains including exclusive A&C designs. Small showroom, by appointment.

Liberty of London: 214–220 Regent St., London, England liberty.co.ukFamous retailer founded in 1875, still selling aesthetic goods including antiques, carpets, textiles, furnishings, and lighting. Historic interior is worth a pilgrimage, or browse online.

Michael Fitzsimmons Decorative Arts: 144 North Oak Park Ave., Oak Park, IL (708) 763-8220, fitzdecarts.comLarge inventory of Morris carpets, fabrics, and wallpapers; stencils, watercolors, tile, lighting and lamps, antique and reproduction Craftsman and English A&C furniture, fabrics and wallpapers both English and American, tabletop wares, garden accessories, pillows, metalwork, ceramics. Prairie designs. Retail showrooms and online.

Mission Guild: 222 Main St., Worcester, NY (607) 397-1808, missionguild.comNot academic reproductions but guild-produced goods in the Craftsman tradition. Prints, tiles, mirrors, frames, pottery, art glass, paintings, tables and bookcases, Morris chairs, lamps, custom furniture. Invitationals through the year, no retail store; online catalog and custom orders.

Modern Bungalow: 2594 So. Colorado Blvd. at Yale, U-Hills Plaza, Denver, CO (303) 300-3332, modernbungalow.comUnder one roof, a large collection of A&C and Craftsman home furnishings: furniture, lighting, pottery and tile, rugs, accessories, books. In-stock and custom work. Store open daily 10-5, Sunday 12-5, Mondays by appointment. Or browse online and order by phone, email, or PDF order form.

Nest & Company: 15 South Fullerton Ave., Montclair, NJ (973) 509-9488, nestandco.comWide range of goods from furniture to accessories. Retail only, Tue.–Sat.

Oak Park Home & Hardware: 137 N. Oak Park. Ave., Oak Park, IL (708) 445-3606, ophh.comFurniture, hardware, rugs, garden items, accessories, art glass. Lighting in Prairie, California, and Asian modes. Online catalog; showroom by appointment only.

Rejuve Seattle: 2910 1st Ave. So. (at Forest St.), Seattle WA (206) 382-1901, rejuvenation.com/seattleGorgeous second store, for lighting, hardware and house-parts 1890–1960. Seven days a week, sales are retail, online, and through printed catalog: (888) 401-1900

Rejuvenation: 1100 S.E. Grand Ave. at Taylor (Grand Ave. Historic District), Portland, OR (503) 238-1900, rejuvenation.comSince 1977, this store has grown to 38,000 square feet and is indescribable. Reproduction lighting, Stickley and Rejuvenation furniture lines, rugs, Douglas fir moldings, hardware, house-parts, artisan accessories—plus antique restored lighting and architectural salvage. Seven days a week, sales are retail, online, and through printed catalog: (888) 401-1900

Rejuvenation Los Angeles: 8780 Venice Blvd. (Helms Bakery District), Los Angeles, CA (310) 400-1872, rejuvenation.com/LAThird store, just opened! Reproduction lighting, hardware, and house parts. Seven days a week, sales are retail, online, and through printed catalog: (888) 401-1900

Sawbridge Studios: 897 Green Bay Rd and 1015 Tower Court, Winnetka, IL (847) 441-2441, sawbridge.comMany and diverse artisan furniture collections include Arts & Crafts, casual and contemporary, farmhouse, historical, Shaker, and painted. A&C goods show Mission, Prairie, Asian, and transitional influences. Art pottery, clocks, lamps, tabletop. Winnetka store expanded to absorb Chicago location, Mon.–Sat.; online catalog.