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Posts Tagged ‘John Ruskin’

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Born on this day in 1833: Edward Burne-Jones.

Edward Burne-Jones was born on this day in 1833. He was a British artist and designer, heavily involved with the later Pre-Raphaelite movement. He …

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William Morris, The Oxford Years. It’s ‘memory has been an abiding influence and pleasure in my life.’

By his own admission, Morris' university years were the happiest of his life. Studying at Oxford University, he went to Exeter College to study …

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“It is no good if it isn’t right” – John Everett Millais

Sir John Everett Millais was born on this day in 1829. An English painter and illustrator, he's remembered today as hugely influential due to …

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“Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.” – John Ruskin

Born on this day in 1819, John Ruskin remains remembered as one of the most influential intellectuals and activists of the Victorian Age. You …

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A Short Break at Standen House

A couple of weeks ago, a family friend of ours was lucky enough to go stay in Standen House in West Sussex, now a …

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William Morris Stained Glass at Bradford Cathedral

In our last post, we talked about the exhibition running at Bradford Cathedral celebrating William Morris. It couldn't be left unsaid however, the beauty of …

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Happy Birthday Edward Burne-Jones!

Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris were life-long friends On the 28th of August 1833 Edward Burne-Jones was born in Bennett’s Hill, Birmingham. It was …

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Webb’s Early Years…

Welcome to part two of our Philip Webb chronicle! We're concentrating on his early years in this blog, his friendship to Morris at this …

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Blackwell, Bowness- On- Windermere

Blackwell, Arts & Crafts House Designed by Mackay Hugh Baillie Scott, who was influenced by William Morris and John Ruskin. Situated in the lovely …