CRAFT CONTRADICTIONS AND THE KELMSCOTT PRESS

In every generation craftspeople discover that they can't make a living making things by hand. William Morris was unusual in running a successful business, but C.R.Ashbee, after heroic efforts to set up a craft community in the Cotswolds, eventually gave up in the early years of the 20th century, undermined by competition from machine made … Continue reading CRAFT CONTRADICTIONS AND THE KELMSCOTT PRESS