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Craftsman Style House Plans – The Right Style for Today's Aesthetic

Craftsman house plans style of architecture exhibiting details such as low pitched roof with deep, overhanging eaves.

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Craftsman is one of the more popular architectural styles in the Arts and Crafts “umbrella,” which also includes the Prairie, Mission, and Four-Square designs. The Craftsman home, in its earliest form, has been around since the early 1900s. The style’s name was derived from The Craftsman, a popular magazine founded in 1901 by Gustav Stickley, the famous editor and furniture maker/designer.

About Craftsman Style Homes

After the 1920s, when ranch and – later – mid-century styles gained prominence, the Craftsman design was...
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Craftsman is one of the more popular architectural styles in the Arts and Crafts “umbrella,” which also includes the Prairie, Mission, and Four-Square designs. The Craftsman home, in its earliest form, has been around since the early 1900s. The style’s name was derived from The Craftsman, a popular magazine founded in 1901 by Gustav Stickley, the famous editor and furniture maker/designer.

About Craftsman Style Homes

After the 1920s, when ranch and – later – mid-century styles gained prominence, the Craftsman design was replaced, but it had a resurgence in the 1990s that has lasted to this day. In its modern revival, the Craftsman style is still as charming and attractive as ever because it reflects a back-to-nature aesthetic that appeals to homeowners.

Similar to the Arts & Crafts style, there are a few distinguishing features that most Craftsman style plans include:

  • A low-pitched gable or hip roof
  • Front porches
  • Porch columns
  • Multi-pane windows
  • Built-in cabinetry, pantry, and shelves
  • A fireplace
  • Natural materials used in construction (wood, stone, brick)
  • Usually one story or two story

From the original style of this home in the early 1900s to today's "modern" version, this style's long-standing reputation is proof that it's here to stay. Shop our wide selection of Craftsman home plans below and find a home that has both class charm and modern functionality. 

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Craftsman Style House Plans – The Right Style for Today's Aesthetic

Craftsman house plans style of architecture exhibiting details such as low pitched roof with deep, overhanging eaves.

Craftsman is one of the more popular architectural styles in the Arts and Crafts “umbrella,” which also includes the Prairie, Mission, and Four-Square designs. The Craftsman home, in its earliest form, has been around since the early 1900s. The style’s name was derived from The Craftsman, a popular magazine founded in 1901 by Gustav Stickley, the famous editor and furniture maker/designer.

About Craftsman Style Homes

After the 1920s, when ranch and – later – mid-century styles gained prominence, the Craftsman design was replaced, but it had a resurgence in the 1990s that has lasted to this day. In its modern revival, the Craftsman style is still as charming and attractive as ever because it reflects a back-to-nature aesthetic that appeals to homeowners.

Similar to the Arts & Crafts style, there are a few distinguishing features that most Craftsman style plans include:

  • A low-pitched gable or hip roof
  • Front porches
  • Porch columns
  • Multi-pane windows
  • Built-in cabinetry, pantry, and shelves
  • A fireplace
  • Natural materials used in construction (wood, stone, brick)
  • Usually one story or two story

From the original style of this home in the early 1900s to today's "modern" version, this style's long-standing reputation is proof that it's here to stay. Shop our wide selection of Craftsman home plans below and find a home that has both class charm and modern functionality. 

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What is a Craftsman House - Definition and History


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While the American Craftsman style home initially came out of the British Arts and Crafts movement, U.S. architects and designers quickly embraced it and added design elements and floor plan features desired by a growing middle class of American homeowners. A number of these innovative features – such as the breakfast nook – have been adopted in some fashion by many American architectural styles. Definition of the Craftsman House Style The first Craftsman homes were often no more than a few spacious rooms accented by beautiful


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