William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was a British textile designer, poet, artist, novelist, architectural conservationist, printer, translator and socialist activist associated with the British Arts and Crafts Movement. He was a major contributor to the revival of traditional British textile arts and methods of production.
William Morris, né le 24 mars 1834 à Walthamstow, Essex (aujourd'hui dans le borough londonien de Waltham Forest) et mort le 3 octobre 1896 à Hammersmith, Londres, est un fabricant, designer textile, imprimeur, écrivain, poète, conférencier, peintre, dessinateur et architecte britannique, célèbre à la fois pour ses œuvres littéraires, son engagement politique libertaire, son travail ...
William Morris started designing wallpapers in the early 1860’s, at a period when most wallpapers were generally formal in design, in a repeating pattern. Though naturally-inspired patterns have always been found in fabric and wallpaper design, William Morris introduced a new version of naturalistic patterns to wallpaper and fabric.
The William Morris Gallery displays the life and work of the radical Victorian designer, craftsman and campaigner, William Morris, and explores his continuing relevance today. [ Skip to content ] [ Skip to main navigation ] [ Skip to quick links ] [ Go to the accessibility information page ]
Hace 1 día · The V&A's hugely varied Morris collection reflects the impressive range of one of Britain's most prolific designers. There is a strong focus on Morris's celebrated designs for wallpapers and printed textiles, but other areas of his (and his collaborators') practice are also well represented, including tiles, stained glass, floor coverings, embroidery and furniture.
William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was a revolutionary force in Victorian Britain whose work dramatically changed the fashions and ideologies of the era. As a craftsman, designer, poet, printer, socialist, novelist, and environmentalist, Morris was not only influential in his own time, but his legacy remains alive and important today.
The William Morris Agency (WMA) was a Hollywood-based talent agency. It represented some of the best known 20th-century entertainers in film, television, and music. During its 109-year tenure  it came to be regarded as the "first great talent agency in show business".