INSPIRED BY HISTORY
With Morris & Co.
LAYING THE OUTDOOR TABLE | MASTER OUTDOOR TABLESCAPES WITH MORRIS & CO.
Knowing how to decorate an outdoor table is a fine art. Something that elevates a picnic to the level of an al fresco fine dining experience. Let us walk you through our tablescape masterclass. Read More.
CRAFTING YOUR SMALL HOME OFFICE OR STUDY SPACE IN FOUR STEPS
Looking for a couple of easy ways to make your home office or study space into a haven for uplifting, joyous work? Read More.
SEIZE THE SUMMER WITH 3 EASY OUTDOOR LIVING IDEAS
Summer’s here – hooray! With the countryside, forests, gardens and greenspaces awash with humming life (or in William Morris’s words, ‘the glorious drama of the earth’), we thought we’d share three ways to help make the most of your outdoor living. Read More.
Back to Nature: Creating an Outdoor Living Scheme
We’re proud to introduce our first-ever fabric collection for use in both indoor and outdoor spaces. In fact, here at Morris & Co., we like to say this indoor-outdoor performance fabric collection returns designs to the place that originally inspired them: nature and the great outdoors. Read More.
AN OASIS INDOORS: OUR TOP 5 BIOPHILIC BEDROOM DESIGN IDEAS
A nourishing bedroom scheme means a restful night’s sleep - and we all know the power a well-rested mind can muster! So, relax, and we hope you find some harmony with our top five tips and ideas for creating a biophilic bedroom. Read More.
OUR DESIGNS, YOUR FAVOURITES | WILLOW BOUGHS, STRAWBERRY THIEF AND PIMPERNEL
Let’s see just a few of the brilliant ways you put William Morris’s 19th-century designs to work in the 21st century. Read More.
MORRIS’S SUCCESSOR | JOHN HENRY DEARLE | AN EXHIBITION REVIEW
Morris’s Successor: John Henry Dearle, is the first major exhibition to platform Dearle. Read More.
3 THINGS WE JUST LOVE ABOUT J.H. DEARLE
In conjunction with the William Morris Society exhibition, Morris’s Successor: John Henry Dearle, we’re celebrating the life of J.H. Dearle by sharing three things we simply adore about the Arts & Crafts creator. Read More.
Spring Decorating Ideas | 5 Ways To Get Your Spring In Full Swing
Spring has sprung, people! So, make like the proverbial lamb, and hop to it, with these five spring decorating ideas. Read More.
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2023 - JESS TALKS MAY
To celebrate International Women’s Day 2023, our lead designer, Jess, talks about one of her heroines and a legend of the Morris & Co. studio from years gone by, May Morris. Read More.
MAKING LIFE BEAUTIFUL: AN INTERVIEW WITH SHEA MCGEE
Host of the hit Netflix show, Dream Home Makeover, the creative mind behind Studio McGee and McGee & Co. furnishing brand, and the author of some of our favourite schemes in recent years... we are, of course, talking about Shea McGee. Read More.
DESIGNS WITH HISTORY: INTRODUCING THE BEAUTY OF LIFE
Inspired by the life, times and irrepressible quest for beauty of one William Morris, join us as we delve into the history behind a brand-new Morris & Co. design. Read More.
“O! THE HAPPY WILLOW TREE” WILLIAM MORRIS’S LOVE FOR WILLOWS
New for 2022, we’re re-introducing a version of the 1874 Willow rarely seen in contemporary or classic interiors; Emery's Willow. Read More.
EMERY WALKER'S HOUSE COLLECTION
Inspired by the love between friends and the legacy of a truly historic home, Morris & Co. launch four brand new patterns and six re-introduced William Morris designs in the collaboration collection with Emery Walker's House. Read More.
How to have yourself a Merry Morris & Co. Christmas
Sometimes, all you need to give your space a dash of festive magic is a few small changes. So sit back, read on, and let our brilliant Stylist, Emma, lead the way to a Merry Morris & Co. Christmas. Read More.
OUR TOP 5 TIPS FOR COSY CORNERS
Pattern and paint are definitely your friends when crafting a cosy corner and reading nook. Read More.
CRAFT YOUR OWN CANDLE
Reclaim your Morris & Co. sample paint pots with our handy guide to candle-making success. Perfect for whiling away a Sunday afternoon or a rainy day, this is a rewarding step-by-step guide for making delightful candles to brighten your home. Read More.
MORRIS & CO. FESTIVE GIFT GUIDE
Have yourself a Merry Morris & Co. Christmas! With rich patterns, enticing florals and traditional craftsmanship, Morris & Co. has everything you need to make this Christmas extra special. Read More.
The Perks of Being A Wallflower Cottage
Modern country style has taken hold, championed by the Instagram troubadour that is @wallflower_cottage. We caught up with Jenny who runs the account to see how she’s used Morris & Co. to achieve a contemporary rustic feel. Read More.
CRAFTING WITH CRAFTSPEOPLE: ENTER THE LOVINGLY CRAFTED HOME WITH SEBASTIAN AND BROGAN COX
Styling their Margate home with a little help from Morris & Co., we caught up with Seb and Brogan to learn all about what makes the Lovingly Crafted home. Read More.
THE LOVINGLY CRAFTED HOME WITH SEBASTIAN & BROGAN COX
At Morris & Co., we have been lovingly crafted since 1861. If slow, thoughtfully made products for the home is something you love too, there’s a husband-and-wife duo we think you should meet... Read More.
MEET THE DESIGNER
We caught up with nature-enthusiast, food lover and (not least of all) our fantastic Morris & Co. designer, Jess. Learn about how little-Jess nurtured newts and sketched landscapes, and where the creative spark begun for little-older-Jess, including her long-held love for Morris & Co. Read More.
Red House Is A True Heritage Hue
A rich, terracotta red, Red House unites colourful warm tones with a Morris & Co. origin story. Read More.
BEN PENTREATH’S FIVE TIPS FOR SUMMERY SCHEMES
With sought-after interior architect and designer, Ben Pentreath, we’re diving into 5 ways to achieve a crafted, summery look in your home. Read More.
FOOTSTEPS ON A SUSTAINABILITY JOURNEY WITH PATH TO PAISLEY
In a seamless meeting of minds, both Morris & Co. and Path To Paisley hold the value of craft traditions close to their heart. Path To Paisley repurpose vintage fabrics from around the world, handcrafting them into unique clothing articles. By working together, Morris & Co. and Path To Paisley have been able to create something truly special. Read More.
SWEET BRIAR IS OUR HERITAGE PAINT HUE
Sweet Briar cheerfully evokes the dreamy colours of wild rambling roses found clambering up hedges and trees. In fact, the light-hearted pink tone was drawn from the roses in 1864 Morris & Co. wallpaper design, Trellis. Read More.
ADD A FINISHING TOUCH
Sometimes, it really is the little things that matter. From bouquets of flowers and artwork to objects only you can explain, ‘finishing touches’ are all the things that make a space yours. Our lovely Stylist, Emma, shares her finishing-touches top tips, taking your ideas from vision to fruition. Read More.
MORRIS & CO. PAINT EDIT: THE CRAFTSPERSON’S PALETTE
Morris & Co. Designer and creator of our Paint range, Jess Clayworth, shares her creative insight in a curated Paint Edit. Combining paint and fabric, Jess presents an irresistible created-by-hand feel for the home. Read More.
THE JOY OF DECORATING
For over 160 years, Morris & Co. have created beautifully crafted products which uphold the legacy of William Morris. This inaugural Morris & Co. paint range is, likewise, an expression of pride in our heritage and contribution to British interior design. These are true heritage hues for the modern craftsperson. Read More.
MARIGOLD IS THE PATTERN FOR ALL SEASONS
For us at Morris & Co., one of the greatest joys is seeing designers return to the same design, again and again. Ben Pentreath fell in love with our Marigold pattern. Learn about its various colour stories here. Read More.
THE NATIONAL TRUST CELEBRATES 50 YEARS AT STANDEN HOUSE WITH MORRIS & CO. MAKEOVER
In 2022, The National Trust is celebrating 50 years of its custodianship of Standen House in West Sussex. Here at Morris & Co., we’re thrilled to be lending a hand with the celebrations. Read More.
A MOODBOARDING MASTERCLASS WITH MORRIS & CO. STYLIST EMMA COLES
Our talented in-house Stylist, Emma Coles, invites you to discover one of the real tricks of the trade: moodboarding. Combining fabric, wallpaper and paint, moodboards offer a creative vision in microcosm, a blank canvas on which to plan your craft creation. Over to Emma. Read More.
RETURNING TO THE SOURCE: THE MORRIS & CO. GARDEN AT RHS CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW 2022
For William Morris & Morris & Co., the natural and garden worlds have been a source of abiding inspiration. It’s a privilege to be returning some iconic designs to their source at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2022. Read More
WILLIAM MORRIS AND HIS GARDENS
As we prepare to open our Morris & Co. Garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show, we look back on Morris's enduring creative partnership with nature. Read More.
LIGHT UP A ROOM WITH MORRIS & CO. LAMPSHADES
Illuminate your home and introduce iconic pattern to every corner with the new range of Morris & Co. lampshades, brought to you by Pooky. Read More.
RUSTLE UP AN ALTERNATIVE EASTER FEAST
Craft yourself a dish to remember, whilst taking the time to enjoy the pleasure of cooking simple dishes with natural ingredients. Read More.
THE CORNUBIA COLLECTION BY BEN PENTREATH
Discover Cornubia, the latest collection by sought-after designer and interior architect, Ben Pentreath. Spring, summer, and the delightful tones of a landscape reborn are fully realised in this most intimate fabric and wallpaper collection. Read More.
MORRIS MEETS FRESH MAXIMALISM
Combining the romance of timeless pattern with the optimism of sunny colour, Suzanne Imre waxes lyrical upon the charms that await in the contemporary collection, Simply Morris. Retaining the authenticity of original designs whilst bringing forth a contemporary colour story, discover #FreshMaximalism from the original Maximalist. Read More.
LONDON DESIGN WEEK 2022 | AN EXPRESSION OF TRUE ARTISTRY
London Design Week marked a magnificent Morris & Co. takeover in the Sanderson Design Group showroom on Chelsea Harbour, with new collection highlights and a week full of creativity emanating from the design hub. Read More.
The art of wallpaper | A William Morris Exhibition
Dovecot Studios, the world-renowned tapestry studios in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town, is hosting a blockbuster exhibit of William Morris’s inestimable contribution to British, and world, design. Read More.
SIMPLY MORRIS WITH LINDSEY CORAL HARPER
American Interior Designer Lindsey Coral Harper is known industry-wide for her light, joyous and wholesome aesthetic. Her bespoke look makes her the perfect person to explore Morris & Co.’s latest collection, Simply Morris. Even throwing in a few tricks of the trade for styling Simply Morris, Lindsey discusses the lively, fresh tones and uplifting colour story behind Morris & Co.’s most contemporary collection to date. Read More.
THE HISTORIC WOMEN OF MORRIS & CO.
To mark International Women’s Day 2022, we at Morris & Co. want to celebrate the inspiring and creative women who have helped shape us into the brand that we are today. Let’s take a journey to the past and learn about May Morris and Kate Faulkner. Read More.
THE MORRIS & CO. WOMEN OF TODAY
To mark International Women’s Day 2022, we at Morris & Co. want to celebrate the inspiring and creative women who have helped shape us into the brand that we are today. Let’s meet Rebecca and Emma, two creative forces at the heart of Morris & Co. today. Read More.
AN ENGLISH IDYLL -
THE SEARCH FOR BEN PENTREATH’S CORNUBIA COLLECTION
Ruth Guilding is an art historian and writer. As a long-time contributor at World of Interiors, Ruth’s penchant for lived-in and loved homes around the UK takes her far and wide in search of the unearthed and undiscovered, pulling at threads of heritage until original craft re-emerges, natural, sometimes dishevelled, but always compelling and awe-inspiring. Read More.
PIGMENTS, PATTERNS AND PAINT
Keren Protheroe, Morris & Co. Archivist, reveals how new research into our historic design archive helped inform the creation of an authentic Morris & Co. palette. Read More.
THE LOVINGLY CRAFTED HOME WITH ANNEMARIE O'SULLIVAN
Celebrated basket maker, Annemarie O’Sullivan, talks us through growing, making and living in her East Sussex workshop and home. Read More.
HERITAGE HUES: INKY FINGERS
There is movement afoot in interiors. A change of guard at the house of decorating. Morris & Co. take a look into the new world of #freshmaximalism by Suzanne Imre. Read More.
RECOLOURING MORRIS WITH DAVID NICHOLLS
Homes and Gardens editor David Nicholls caught up with interior architect Ben Pentreath on the inspiration behind the recolouring of Morris designs.
THE GENIUS OF PATTERN With Ben Spriggs
Editor-in-Chief of Elle Decoration magazine, Ben Spriggs explores the legacy of William Morris and how his work is at the heart of his enduring relevance. Read More.
60 SECONDS WITH... No feature walls
Laura Hunter set up No Feature Walls to explore the world of wallpaper, embracing pattern and print in both interiors and fashion. Laura speaks to us about her love for Morris & Co.
60 SECONDS WITH ISLA SIMPSON
Morris & Co. catch up with London based designer and illustrator, Isla Simpson to discover design secrets and inspiring ways to bring the outside in. Read More.
60 SECONDS WITH BEN PENTREATH
Interior Designer Ben Pentreath has an enduring affinity for Morris & Co. He joins us for an express chat about the brand, talking everything from collaboration to design inspiration. Read More.