Ernest Gimson

Ernest Gimson

Ernest William Gimson (Leicester, 21 December 1864 - Sapperton, 12 August 1919) was an English furniture designer and architect. Gimson was described by the art critic Nikolaus Pevsner as "the greatest of the English architect-designers". Today his reputation is securely established as one of the most influential designers of the English Arts and Crafts movement in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Read more about Ernest GimsonEarly Career, Sapperton, Gloucestershire, Architectural Work, Legacy

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