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Christopher Dresser

Christopher Dresser was a British designer and design theorist who became a major contributor to the Anglo, Japanese or British Art Nouveau style and their long-lasting influence.
Born in Glasgow, Scotland he started attending the Government School of Design in London at the age of 13. He specialised in Botany and in 1855, aged 21, he was appointed as Professor of Artistic Botany. He sold his first designs in 1858 and would go on to create carpets, ceramics, furniture, glass, graphics, silver, electroplate and textiles.

Christopher Dresser

Christopher Dresser was a British designer and design theorist who became a major contributor to the Anglo, Japanese or British Art Nouveau style and their long-lasting influence.
Born in Glasgow, Scotland he started attending the Government School of Design in London at the age of 13. He specialised in Botany and in 1855, aged 21, he was appointed as Professor of Artistic Botany. He sold his first designs in 1858 and would go on to create carpets, ceramics, furniture, glass, graphics, silver, electroplate and textiles.

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