Arts & Crafts 2008 Gallery 2

Intricate inlaid cabinet and decorative metalwork on display during the exhibition

Intricate inlaid cabinet and decorative metalwork on display during the exhibition

One of the room settings in the exhibition showing the functional and decorative furniture that defines the Arts & Crafts movement

One of the room settings in the exhibition showing the functional and decorative furniture that defines the Arts & Crafts movement

The exhibition showed many examples of how the Arts & Crafts ethos of traditional craftsmanship is still as relevant today as when the movement started in the 19th Century

The exhibition showed many examples of how the Arts & Crafts ethos of traditional craftsmanship is still as relevant today as when the movement started in the 19th Century

Architecture and interior design was a major feature of the Arts & Crafts Movement, here you can see drawings and test casts of decorative interior plasterwork

Architecture and interior design was a major feature of the Arts & Crafts Movement, here you can see drawings and test casts of decorative interior plasterwork

Here you can see examples of old and new Arts & Crafts furniture, made using similar methods and ideas 100 years apart

Here you can see examples of old and new Arts & Crafts furniture, made using similar methods and ideas 100 years apart

A room display in the exhibition including the large oak settle on the right. Designed and made by Leicester born Ernst Gimson this is part of the Leicester Arts & Museums Collection

A room display in the exhibition including the large oak settle on the right. Designed and made by Leicester born Ernst Gimson this is part of the Leicester Arts & Museums Collection