William Morris and the Arts and Crafts
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William Morris and the Arts and Crafts by Linda Parry

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Published by Gramercy .
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  • United States,
  • Nonfiction,
  • History,
  • Hobbies/Crafts,
  • Textile design,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Sale Books,
  • England,
  • 19th century,
  • Arts and crafts movement

Book details:

The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7707152M
ISBN 100517692600
ISBN 109780517692608

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Beautiful book. This is a gorgeous book on William Morris and the Arts & Crafts home. It is narrated with sympathy and depth by art historian Pamela Todd. Large colorful images illustrate this book. Topics include exteriors, designs for living, decorative patterns, /5(11). William Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement: A Source Book. Most of the Art and Crafts patterns illustrated in this book are taken from the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum/5(9). William Morris and the Arts and Crafts [Parry, Linda] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. William Morris and the Arts and Crafts. If you are looking for a good intro to the aesthetics of William Morris (and the arts and crafts movement), this is it. Todd breaks the section in to various areas/design features of a home -- wall paper and other wall hangings, furniture, etc. and each section mixes This book was one of those librarian choices placed at the end of the aisle/5.

William Morris was a leading member of the Arts and Crafts Movement. He is best known for his pattern designs, particularly on fabrics and wallpapers. His vision in linking art to industry by applying the values of fine art to the production of commercial design was a key stage in the evolution of design as we know it today. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. William Morris (Morris, William, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Morris, William, The Aims of Art (London: Office of "The Commonweal", . William Morris and his Art 1st Edition By Lewis Foreman Day Printed In London by J.S. Virtue & co.. The Volume is in Very Good Condition bound in full red publisher’s cloth, with title and author gilt on the front board: Externally the boards are a little warped, with the board corners bumped and scuffed a bit, and with the spine faded and scuffed.   Born in Walthamstow, East London in March , William Morris was a poet, artist, philosopher, typographer, political theorist, and arguably the most celebrated designer of the Arts & Crafts movement.

Morris's lectures and essays on art and his rediscovery of traditional craft techniques helped spread the movement, as did the decorative designs and products from his company: Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. As a diverse international movement, Arts and Crafts encompassed many characteristics.   William Morris, (born Ma , Walthamstow, near London, England—died October 3, , Hammersmith, near London), English designer, craftsman, poet, and early socialist, whose designs for furniture, fabrics, stained glass, wallpaper, and other decorative arts generated the Arts and Crafts movement in England. William Morris was an English architect, furniture and textile designer, artist, writer, socialist and Marxist associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and the English Arts and Crafts Movement. Morris wrote and published poetry, fiction, and translations of ancient and medieval texts throughout his life. His best-known works include The Defence of Guenevere and Other /5. William Morris’s designs for fabrics, wallpaper, and other decorative arts revolutionized Victorian taste and contributed to the revival of traditional textile arts, generating the Arts and Crafts Movement in England. As a student at Oxford, Morris was deeply influenced by John Ruskin’s writings on architecture, and trips to Northern France and Belgium cemented his fascination .