Gustav Stickley is an American furniture manufacturer and publisher, leader of the American Craftsman style in USA. He created is own company, The Gustav Stickley Company, to produce furniture in the spirit of the English Arts and Crafts movement. Stickley's furniture reflected his ideal of simplicity, honesty in construction and truth to materials. He works with Harvey Ellis from 1903 to 1904. During this year, Stickley's furnitures evolved from solid, monumental forms to lighter shapes, relieved by arches, tapering legs and inlay as decoration.