William Morris: Decor & Design

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Perenially popular, William Morris's designs for fabric and wallpaper have represented the best of English taste and sensibility for over a hundred years. Today, there is a renewed appreciation for pattern and decoration and a revival of interest in the entire arts and crafts movement.

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Morris (1834-96) was an amazing figure, an accomplished painter, poet, translator, weaver, and typographer; a designer of stained glass, tiles, carpets, furniture, and tapestries; and a socialist ... Read full review

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About the author (1991)

Elizabeth Wilhide is a prolific writer of books on design and decoration. She also wrote a novel entitled, Ashenden, which outlines the history of a grand English country house through the eyes of its past owners and their decendants. Her design books include: The MacKintosh Style: Design and Decor, Scandinavian Modern Home, The Interior Design Directory, and New Loft Living.

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