Issue 68 Table of Contents

ISSUE 68

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BUNGALOW FEATURES

ARTS AND CRAFTS HOMES
Warm Welcome 36
By Marie Via
In upstate New York, a displaced Californian is given its mittens.

We Took Care of the House,
the House Took Care of Us 52
By Chris Wolfe and Nora Dobin
How 18 years in a historic Craftsman
bungalow in the middle of Houston taught
us to love Arts and Crafts living.

Homing In on the Heights 68
By Anne Sloan
Residents and developers vie for the
heart of a historic Houston neighborhood.

Homesteading in Foursquare Heaven 82
By Douglas J. Forsyth
In the early 20th century, Toledo, Ohio,
had a serious love affair with the American
foursquare. At the end of the century,
artist Holly Branstner began her own
foursquare romance.

SHOW US WHAT YOU’VE DONE
Useful Fire: A Hearth is Born
of Beauty 96
By Christine Igot
The author, inspired by William Morris,
finds usefulness to match beauty.

ARTS AND CRAFTS LIVING
Changed into Other Forms:
Lessons of the Arts and Crafts Home 103
By Kitty Turgeon
In the Arts and Crafts home, the whole is
much more than the sum of its parts.

Departments and
Craftsman Resources

A Letter from the Publisher 1

Open House: Letters to the Editor 8
“A fine balance,” more trash talking,
Tudor arches and thinking about recycling—
not just paper, but old houses and entire
neighborhoods.

Family Album 14
From coast to coast, readers share
their pride in their bungalows.

Perspective on Antiques 20
wi th David Rudd
Our consultant responds to readers’
questions on vintage furnishings.

New & Noteworthy 27
A selection of Arts and Crafts–inspired
amenities for contemporary living.

BOOKS
Arts and Crafts Rugs for
Craftsman Interiors: The Crab Tree
Farm Collection 108
By Linda Parry and David Cathers
Review by John Luke

ARTS AND CRAFTS PROFILE
Screen Gems 110
Ciro Coppa made his first wooden screen
door in 1966—out of pallet scraps and
mosquito netting—for his tent during the
Vietnam War. He has been a hands-on
learner ever since.

American Bungalow News 113
An exhibition of Tiffany lamps sheds new
light on the commercial and technical
contexts in which Tiffany made revolutionary
contributions to modern decorative lighting.
And an American stained-glass and wood
craftsman reports from Glasgow on the city’s
rediscovery of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

From Our Friends
Home Movies 125
By Linda Raven

Directory of Advertisers 126

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