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Posts Tagged ‘William Morris’

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“There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea” – Henry James

If you've seen us around and about on our blog or social media, you'll probably have picked up on the fact we're pretty into …

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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 was my good luck only of being born respectable and rich, that has put me this side of the window among delightful books and lovely works of art.” – William Morris

We've covered most aspects of William Morris' life in this blog. A man who gave us such beautiful designs and has a lasting legacy …

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“Life is short, but art endures” – William Morris

"Ars Longa Vita Brevis" translates to "Life is short, but art endures" and is the latin motto inscribed above the fire place in the …

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“We were walking one day by our little stream that runs into the Thames” – May Morris on William Morris’ Willow Bough

Willow Bough is one of our all time favourite designs from William Morris. Though it's a relatively new design within the last few years …

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“Lo from our loitering ship a new land at last to be seen” – William Morris

On this day in 1873, William Morris' second trip to Iceland began. In past blogs, we've discussed William Morris' Icelandic adventures and how he …

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“Just take it one stitch at a time”

We're loving this blog series we've created recently! Seeing what everyone's creating using our fabric is so much fun and gives us so much …

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From a story William Morris read to his daughters to an iconic design; Brother Rabbit

Welcome to our new blog series which revolves around all our current designs before we launch our new one! Below is a sneak peak …

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“If you read a lot, nothing is as great as you imagined. Venice is- Venice is better.” – Fran Lebowitz

If you follow us over on our social media, you'll have seen that we recently took a trip to Venice. Having never been before, …