La Central (c/ Mallorca)
La Central de Callao
La Central del Museo Reina Sofía
La Central del MUHBA
La Central del Raval
A pioneer of the Arts & Crafts Movement, William Morris (1834-1896) is one of the most influential designers of all time. Morris turned the tide of Victorian England against an increasingly industrialized manufacturing process towards a rediscovered respect for the skill of the maker. Morris´s whole approach still resonates today, and his designs are popular and much admired.
Published to mark the 125th anniversary of Morris´s death, this book includes contributions from a wide range of Morris experts, with chapters on painting, church decoration and stained glass, interior decoration, furniture, tiles and tableware, wallpaper, textiles, calligraphy and publishing. Additional materials include a contextualized chronology of Morris´s life and a list of public collections around the world where examples of Morris´s work may be seen today. This study is a comprehensive, fully illustrated exploration of a great thinker and artist, and essential reading for anyone interested in the history of design.