27.11.12 THE WILLIAM MORRIS


If you're into textiles you will have heard of William Morris. I adore his floral fantasies and have done since being introduced to it by one of my fabric reps ten years ago. Part of the Arts & Crafts movement Morris was kind of like a modern day celebrity designer back in the mid to late 1800's and decorated churches and grand English homes while founding the preservation of historic buildings, a protection still current today. I saw the piece above in the flesh at the Tate Britain when I was in London recently and fell in love all over again. One day I will commit to my love of William Morris and create the perfect marriage by upholstering a knock-out modern chair...

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