The arts-and-crafts movement was a reaction to the Industrial Revolution’s reliance on mass production and the Victorian era's focus on heavy ornamentation. Popular during the early 1900s, this style glorified craftsmanship in simple shapes with exposed joinery, spare ornamentation and strong lines. Neutral colored walls as the background to richly-stained woodwork. Burnished brown represents the rich woods used for the furniture and trim.
Materials used to embellish the look of mission lighting include metals, stained glass, painted tiles and fabrics featuring stylized floral motifs. Appeals to old fashioned homeowners and early American inspired decorators. Mica shades set in hammered copper or burnished brass set the tone for an arts-and-crafts design. Accent colors include deep forest green, sapphire blue and dusty rose.