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Morris by Charlotte Fiell

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ISBN 9783836561631 New Holland Publishers 2017 hardcover 96 Pioneer of modern design The life and work of visionary designer William Morri

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Pioneer of modern design The life and work of visionary designer William Morris William Morris (1834�’1896) was one of the great figures of the 19th century�’a pioneer of modern design. His work as a visionary designer, manufacturer, political activist and social reformer had a profound influence on his contemporaries and on subsequent generations. As founder and owner of Morris & Co. he revitalised the craft tradition and established a simplified, popular and highly aesthetic look. This richly illustrated overview focuses on all aspects of Morris’s design work�’interiors, stained glass, furniture, tiles, wallpapers, embroidery, textiles, tapestries, carpets, and calligraphy�’while detailing the events of his remarkable life. Charlotte & Peter Fiell have written numerous TASCHEN books, including 1000 Chairs, Design of the 20th Century, Industrial Design A�’Z, Scandinavian Design, Designing the 21st Century, Graphic Design for the 21st Century, 1000 Lights and Contemporary Graphi

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Weight 573 g
Dimensions 14 × 208 × 266 mm