Story: Furniture

Arts and crafts living room

Arts and crafts living room

Architect and furniture designer James Chapman-Taylor was a leading exponent of the arts and crafts style. This is the living room of a house he designed in the early 20th century. The easy chairs are in the arts and crafts idiom.

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Millwood Heritage Archives
Reference: Judy Siers, the life and times of James Walter Chapman-Taylor. Napier: Millwood, 2007.

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How to cite this page:

William Cottrell, 'Furniture - Changing styles', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/37495/arts-and-crafts-living-room (accessed 3 December 2020)

Story by William Cottrell, published 5 Sep 2013