Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. - William Morris

Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. - William Morris

Interior Design Term: Acanthus

Interior Design Term: Acanthus

William Morris | Glass Artist,  born in Carmel, California in 1957.

William Morris | Glass Artist, born in Carmel, California in 1957.

William Morris's name and reputation are indissolubly linked to wallpaper design, but there is a tendency to over-estimate the influence he had in this field, at least in his own lifetime. In fact, despite his much repeated belief in 'art for all', his wallpapers, like most of the products of Morris & Co., were hand-made and expensive, and consequently had a relatively limited take-up.

William Morris's name and reputation are indissolubly linked to wallpaper design, but there is a tendency to over-estimate the influence he had in this field, at least in his own lifetime. In fact, despite his much repeated belief in 'art for all', his wallpapers, like most of the products of Morris & Co., were hand-made and expensive, and consequently had a relatively limited take-up.

William Morris Biography - http://www.famousgraphicdesigners.org/william-morris

William Morris Biography - http://www.famousgraphicdesigners.org/william-morris

Abmeyer + Wood William Morris SUSPENDED ARTIFACT: URN WITH ORINKA

Abmeyer + Wood William Morris SUSPENDED ARTIFACT: URN WITH ORINKA

Mazorca Installation, 2004. William Morris

Mazorca Installation, 2004. William Morris

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