The Decorative Designs of C.F.A. Voysey: New Revised Edition: From the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects

The Decorative Designs of C F A Voysey New Revised Edition From the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects The Decorative Design of C F A Voysey is the first book to place Voysey in his times His was a dynamic age Our descendants will envy the dawn through which we are passing wrote a contemporary Voysey

  • Title: The Decorative Designs of C.F.A. Voysey: New Revised Edition: From the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects
  • Author: Stuart Durant
  • ISBN: 9780718893880
  • Page: 288
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Decorative Design of C.F.A Voysey is the first book to place Voysey in his times His was a dynamic age Our descendants will envy the dawn through which we are passing , wrote a contemporary Voysey s houses appealed to a forward looking generation of intellectuals writers and artists Voysey learned architecture was an art from the Gothic Revival architect John PThe Decorative Design of C.F.A Voysey is the first book to place Voysey in his times His was a dynamic age Our descendants will envy the dawn through which we are passing , wrote a contemporary Voysey s houses appealed to a forward looking generation of intellectuals writers and artists Voysey learned architecture was an art from the Gothic Revival architect John Pollard Seddon a friend and patron of the Pre Raphaelites Besides architecture, Seddon taught him decorative design Voysey became one of the most successful textile designers of his generation After Seddon, Voysey worked for Henry Saxon Snell, the leading hospital designer Fresh air and light were essential for healthy living science dictated Voysey s third mentor was George Devey, the leading designer of large country houses Devey appreciated plain rural architecture Voysey s buildings possess the modesty of the village house Sixty four of the two hundred and eight decorative designs by Voysey in the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects are reproduced here Once housed in two chests he had designed in his flat in 73 St James s Street, off Piccadilly where he lived in genteel poverty they were never intended for posterity They enable us to feel his presence and know something of his way of working and his extraordinary imagination.

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