William Morris

The Famous British designer of textiles, wallpaper, houses, furniture! His style has been copied by designers of not only textiles but he was also a poet, novelist and social activist . William Morris is featured in museums world wide and was one of the leaders in the Arts and Crafts period in Britain in the mid 1800's, born in 1834 and died in 1896. One of his most famous prints "The Strawberry Thief" still, to this day, is widely used in manchester, draperies, paintings, wallpaper and stationery.