Phillip Webb

The Arming and Departure of the Knights. Number 2 of the Holy Grail tapestries woven by Morris & Co. 1891-94 for Stanmore Hall - detail

William Morris, The Arts & Craft Movement – Art That Is Life

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William Morris (1834-1896) became spiritual leader of a revival in arts and crafts, which encompassed all the visual arts, including architecture and interiors

Art Living

Art Living

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If I were asked…what is at once the most important product of Art, and the thing most to be longed for I should answer a beautiful House said William Morris spiritual leader of the arts and crafts revival of the twentieth century in England. He set out to prove the…

Celtic Modernity

Celtic Modernity

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Modernism in the United Kingdom was born out of reaction to high Victorian overstuffed interiors. There was a desire to return to a simpler time with honest methods of design and production, akin to those of medieval and religious guilds. William Morris and his colleagues Phillip Webb, Walter Crane, William…