Red House Is A True Heritage Hue
A rich, terracotta red, Red House unites colourful warm tones with a Morris & Co. origin story.
The Red House, the namesake of our heritage hue, was a site of cultural and intellectual exchange for key members of the Arts & Crafts movement. Built in 1860 for William Morris by friend and architect, Philip Webb, it was completed one year before the founding of Morris & Co. Red House saw a return to gothic architectural styles and with a focus on craft traditions, and was arguably the galvanising force behind Morris’s decision to co-found Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. in 1861.
“Red House has behind it one of the great stories of Morris & Co.; a tale we’re glad to honour by naming this brownish-red after the brickwork of the house. We see this paint working happily as either a rustic touch on a feature wall or creating statemental cabinetry or woodwork.”
Emma, Morris & Co. Stylist
posted on 12 Jul 2022 in Interiors