Gimson and the Arts & Crafts Movement

Ernest Gimson got his break working in London in an influential architect’s office where he made some lifelong friendships.

Ernest Gimson moved to London from Leicester early in 1886. By March he was settled in lodgings in Lady Margaret’s Road, Kentish Town and working in the office of John Sedding.

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Ernest Gimson set up a company with four of his peers. The firm’s objective was to supply furniture of good design and the best workmanship.

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