The beauty of life william morris and the art of design william morris diane waggoner on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers beauty which is what is meant by art is no mere accident to human life which people can take or leave as they choose. Hopes and fears for art by william morris 3 that the beauty of life is a thing of no moment i suppose few people would venture to assert and yet most civilised people act as if it were of none and in so doing are wronging both themselves and those that are to come after them for that beauty which is what is meant by art using the . William morris was an english architect furniture and textile designer artist writer socialist and marxist associated with the pre raphaelite brotherhood and the english arts and crafts movement morris wrote and published poetry fiction and translations of ancient and medieval texts throughout his life his best known works include the defence of guenevere and other poems 1858 the earthl. William morris 1880 william morris was a key figure in the arts and crafts movement and founder of the celebrated kelmscott press as one of britains most celebrated designers his 19th century designs are instantly recognisable but there was more to morris than wallpaper and curtains. In the introduction waggoner notes the value of the collection of morris works at the huntington museum kirkhams chapter william morris a life in design begins with an apposite quotation from morris page 20 have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful
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