Prior to the Industrial Revolution, furniture was prized as part of a person’s estate. Before mass production, each piece of furniture was painstakingly crafted and carried with it the stories of both the maker and the owners.
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Are you drawn to a certain style of furniture? Just like everything else, furniture has a history that shapes its design and production today.
The Arts and Crafts movement, led by William Morris in the late 19th century, introduced simple, handcrafted furniture that boasted clean lines. Morris held in disdain the mass production of Victorian-style furniture and wanted simple products for simple people.
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