William Morris

(1834-1896) An English textile designer, artist, writer, socialist and Marxist associated with the English Arts and Crafts Movement. His chief contribution to the arts was as a designer of repeating patterns for wallpapers and textiles, many based on a close observation of nature. Morris was one of the founding members, and eventually sole owner of the decorative arts company Morris & Co. His preservation work of historic buildings in England resulted indirectly in the founding of the National Trust.



 

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