This movement took off in England from 1810 through 1910 followed alongside by Art Nouveau that follows similar base principles. This was the phase where prominent designers of that time voiced their opinion to bring back unique handcrafted goods as opposed to mass-produced, machine-made goods that, due to the sheer manufacturing quantity, saw a compromise in the finish quality.
Patterns and wallpapers took a prominent position in spaces designed with this theme. Wallpaper clad walls became the focus or feature plane in the space. Products designed by William Morris are a good source of inspiration to begin designing using the arts and crafts concept.