G. R. Rigby

One the lesser known yet successful British decorative artists of the late Arts & Crafts era was George (G.R.) Rigby.  Known for his skill in the design of large and very complex stencils, Rigby was also accomplished in designing stencils with more delicate and flowing lines, characteristics not often associated with his craft.  In praise [...]

The nursery frieze

One of the many popular trends that appeared during the latter part of the Arts & Crafts era was that of the “nursery frieze”, specifically designed for the child in the home and their particular environment.  It was at a time when more attention was being paid to the positive effects that decoration could have [...]


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