Hooray for him and his visions of utopia, happy birthday to the great William Morris!
William Morris (1834-1896), artist, philosopher and political theorist, was one of the most outstanding and influential designers of the Arts and Crafts Movement and through his company, Morris & Co., he produced some of the most fashionable and exciting textiles and wallpapers of his era.
His legacy still continues today, producing authentic versions and contemporary interpretations of his timeless design as stunning fabrics and wallpapers.
There’s no doubt his hand drawn designs are truly beautiful, what I find uniquely interesting is the raw sketchbook quality of the designs from start to finish. Here’s some of my favourite working drawings uncovered…
For his full current collections visit https://www.william-morris.co.uk/ enjoy!!!