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COLLABORATE WITH MORRIS & CO.
William Morris (1834-1896), artist, philosopher, and political theorist, was one of the most influential designers of the Arts & Crafts movement. Through his company, Morris & Co., he produced some of the most exciting textiles and wallpapers of his era adored the world over.
MORRIS & CO. TODAY
As custodians of William Morris’s original company, at Morris & Co. we strive to uphold the ethos and distinguished aesthetic of our founder in everything that we do. Always guided by Morris’s creative intuition, we honour his legacy in the present, producing authentic versions of his original designs alongside new interpretations inspired by the treasures in our archive.
Befitting of his character and impact on the Arts & Crafts movement, the archive sits in homage to Morris, 160 years of historical artistry, perfectly preserved and activated by our designers today. The archive is a living dialogue of design and a proud reminder of our heritage.
Sanderson Design Group has an award-winning global licensing programme, working closely with carefully selected partners, who share our values of sustainability, authenticity, craftsmanship, and high-quality design.
PRODUCTS & MARKETS
Our licensing programme has a current partnership network of over 50 licensees, working with established retailers, suppliers, and brands, with a reach of over 85 countries across the globe. Key territories include the UK, Europe, North America, and East Asia. Our iconic designs are available on an extensive range of products, from bedding and homeware, to apparel, ceramics, and more.OUR BRAND PARTNERS
WHAT WE CAN OFFER:
Dedicated Partnerships team and Global Network.
Access to The Original Morris & Co. archive with over 160 years of design inspiration.
Authentic William Morris designs and use of the Morris & Co. logo.
Talented in-house Design Teams working collaboratively to offer licensees expert guidance throughout the design process.
Support with photography and styling to capture the authentic Morris & Co. look.
Support in building bespoke and engaging marketing campaigns that celebrates Morris & Co.
Strong social media strategy and links with key editorial titles.
WHO WE'VE WORKED WITH
Winner: Excellence in Housewares Awards 2021 – The Licensing Award for Morris & Co. tableware collection by Spode
Winner: Junior Design Awards 2021 – Dockatot x Morris & Co. – Gold: Best Interiors Product Design (Accessory), Gold: Best Creative Play, Bronze: Best Interiors Product Design (Furniture)
Winner: Living Etc Style Awards 2021 – Kids Design Category (Bed) for Dockatot x Morris & Co.
Winner: Brand & Lifestyle Licensing Awards 2020 Best Licensed Homeware, Kitchenware & Tabletop Product or Range for Morris & Co. tableware collection by Spode
Winner: Brand & Lifestyle Licensing Awards 2019 Best Licensed Heritage or Institution Brand
Winner: Wool Carpet & Rug awards 2019 – Homes & Gardens Award for Design Innovation for Morris & Co. Pimpernel rug by Brink & Campman