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Matadors and Morris

Un traje de luces – a matador’s attire merged against a William Morris tile print created by Phillip Webb.

Art

How robots will eat our jobs

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The Google driver-less car

From around 8 am and throughout the day, our avenue is busy with deliveries – vans (mainly white, some liveried) bringing Amazon packages, Ocado deliveries for the posh people up the road or Asda shopping for the students, and much else besides. 2,329 more words

Ideas And Politics

Morris and Warhol - beauty and industry

This week I visited the exhibition Love is Enough: William Morris & Andy Warhol at the Museum of Modern Art Oxford. There are some fantastic individual works in the exhibition such as the huge Arthurian tapestry… 1,025 more words

Art

Red House - no detail too small

Webb’s first biographer, W. R. Lethaby, said of architect William Butterfield (1814-1900) that it was significant that he was ‘apprenticed to a builder, as indeed all who would learn to build should be’. 671 more words

Philip Webb

Day 2 of 5 Day Art Challenge "Ginger Nuts Fritillaries"

I have a lot of design admiration for William Morris and his work ethic, although not much else;

This is my nod towards his brilliance with a wallpaper pattern called Ginger Nuts Fritillaries… 50 more words

Commercial Activities

First World War 1914 to 1918

Arts and Crafts sideboard or hall table by W.H.Rocke and Co, $385 and hand beaten shell cases from the First World War with similarly inspired organic motifs. $59 each. 



Quote of the week 9

Four years ago Francisco and me came to England with 2 suitcases each. One suitcage for cabin and the other one with 20kg limit. In our last removal I counted 12 full boxes plus some lovely furniture I found it. 52 more words

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