A look at lighting and hardware options for Arts & Crafts homes, including new and antique lighting fixtures, table lamps, exterior/porch lighting, lighting hardware, cabinet hardware, house numbers, metalwork and more.
Bungalows, Tudors, and Foursquares date to the electric era, after all, so lighting is integral to the Arts & Crafts interior. Craftsman lighting adds immeasurably to the mood.
Choosing lighting may be the most fun you can have when you are decorating a house. Arts & Crafts-era lighting was designed from the beginning for electricity. That led to an explosion of forms, both traditional (based on candlestick or gaslight) and brand new.
A look at light fixtures, art lamps and glass, hardware and metalwork of the Arts & Crafts Revival.
Could there be anything else that so perfectly combines Beauty and Utility as art lighting? Designed from the beginning for electricity, in a period that championed craftsmanship, Arts & Crafts lamps and fixtures represent an unprecedented marriage of technology and artisanry.
One-of-a-kind art lamps are very expensive...and those “Mission” fixtures from the big-box store just don’t do it for you. But other options get you art glass and beautiful finishes...and you can use well-designed reproduction lighting mixed with a vintage fixture or two. Here are seven strategies to help you make true Arts & Crafts lighting an affordable luxury.