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    1. 13 hours ago

      More exhibitions including Rembrandt and Magnum photos

      Rembrandt: The Late Works, The National Gallery, London Van Gogh said he would give 10 years of his life to gaze for two...

    2. October 14, 2014

      Anarchy & Beauty: William Morris and his Legacy, National Portrait Gallery, London – review

      William Morris wanted art for all, and looking around Tate Modern or the buzzing aisles of Frieze Art Fair today, you could...

    1. September 21, 2012

      Bricks and morality

      Built a few years apart in the 1850s, these two modest houses may not seem to have much in common apart from their date....

    2. June 22, 2012

      Barometer: Design

      Animal magic Goldilocks and the Three Bears coat hooks, £36, www.designedandmade.co.uk Fox and cubs lampshade from £31,...

    3. May 2, 2012

      Silver Lake takes stake in talent agency

      Silver Lake, the technology investment firm, has bought a 31 per cent stake in William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, which...

    4. April 20, 2012

      Paper trail

      In 1969 Horst P. Horst photographed Pauline de Rothschild peering into her wallpapered bedroom in Paris. The green wallpaper...

    5. April 16, 2012

      Pre-Raphaelites out to shock at Tate

      Tracey Emin may have caused the art world to gasp by exhibiting her unmade bed, but Tate Britain’s autumn exhibition will...

    6. March 30, 2012

      Impertinent inquisitors

      Sometimes, to make my children laugh, I describe the mad antics of the teachers I had at school. At the end of term we were...

    7. March 9, 2012

      To preserve and protect

      I mean to restore the meaning of “restore”, before it becomes confusing. In 2010, CNN proclaimed: “The shroud of Turin,...

    8. March 3, 2012

      We live in the new Dark Ages, aka the Migration Period

      From Mr Marc du Ry. Sir, Andrew Roberts (“Europe’s ‘proud empire’ is entering a cul-de-sac of history”, Comment, February...

    9. December 6, 2011

      Rewriting the Hollywood script

      It was while lying in a Beverly Hills street dazed, confused and in pain after being hit by a car 17 years ago that Ari...

    10. November 11, 2011

      The William Morris of Nepal

      During a 16-course feast at Dwarika’s Hotel in Kathmandu recently, the architect John Sanday OBE paid tribute to the...

    11. October 4, 2011

      Walker Greenbank rolls out 13% profit rise

      Walker Greenbank, the Aim-traded designer and manufacturer of premium fabrics, wallpapers and furnishings, reported a 13 per...

    12. September 16, 2011

      Drawing, design and the art of craft

      In the past 150 years, successive generations of British artists have been at the forefront of printed textile design....

    13. September 9, 2011

      The Last Pre-Raphaelite

      Looking back at 19th-century Britain, Virginia Woolf called Middlemarch “one of the few English novels written for grown-up...

    14. May 13, 2011

      Still in print

      Wallpaper designs launched to mark Morris & Co’s 150th anniversary Swirling willow leaves, strawberry-thieving birds,...

    15. April 1, 2011

      Beauty queens

      Frederic Leighton’s ‘Pavonia’ (1859) “No object is so beautiful that under certain conditions it will not look ugly.” Oscar...

    16. January 26, 2011

      An admirable world view, pity about the cuts

      From Mr Stephen Overell. Sir, There is much to admire in the skills minister’s Weltanschauung, quite apart from his nods to...

    17. January 23, 2011

      Skills reforms hark back to guild system

      Proposed reforms to the English apprenticeship system have been inspired by “a mix of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg with...

    18. November 5, 2010

      The Cotswold ways

      The Cotswolds village of Frampton Mansell The thing about the Cotswolds is this: although they are world-famous, they are...

    19. October 30, 2010

      Exit through the (Downing Street) gift shop

      You know that old saying: you should never look a gift shop in the mouth. Well, David Cameron apparently isn’t. The prime...

    20. September 7, 2010

      Save our cities from themselves

      There is a problem with green architecture: architecture is not green. The construction process consumes a huge amount of...

    21. August 7, 2010

      Flying down to the Isle of Wight

      The Isle of Wight has long been a favourite destination for my family. My grandfather, the Reverend Edward Stothert Bartrum,...

    22. June 29, 2010

      Femocrat in the land of the larrikin

      Four years ago Mark Latham, a former Australian Labor leader, warned that "the Aussie bloke is in crisis and in danger of...

    23. June 29, 2010

      Femocrat in the land of the larrikin

      Four years ago Mark Latham, a former Australian Labor leader, warned that “the Aussie bloke is in crisis and in danger of...

    24. May 19, 2010

      Priest who straddles the material and spiritual worlds

      William Morris, chairman of the CBI tax committee and a Church of England minister, is not the only clergyman to be a...

    25. May 19, 2010

      Corporate levy cuts slip down the agenda

      Britain's leading business organisation has signalled that it does not view an immediate cut in corporation tax as a...

    26. May 19, 2010

      Corporate tax cuts slip down the agenda

      Britain’s leading business organisation has signalled that it does not view an immediate cut in corporation tax as a...

    27. April 13, 2010

      BBC Symphony Orchestra

      It is only 10 days until the programme for this year's BBC Proms is announced. Patriotically minded people often despair at...

    28. April 12, 2010

      BBC Symphony Orchestra, Barbican, London

      It is only 10 days until the programme for this year’s BBC Proms is announced. Patriotically minded people often despair at...

    29. February 19, 2010

      Hollywood’s golden talent agents

      Julia Roberts and Creative Artists Agency’s Richard Lovett, 2007 Walk along Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills on a weekday...

    30. December 1, 2009

      E-commerce at the museum

      Acobalt bracelet in the shape of a wreath worth £525 and a £10 water bottle decorated with a William Morris anemone print...

    31. December 1, 2009

      E-commerce at the museum

      A cobalt bracelet in the shape of a wreath worth £525 and a £10 water bottle decorated with a William Morris anemone print...

    32. November 6, 2009

      Dispatch from Drachten

      In a nondescript business park on the edge of an obscure Dutch town, a small group of revolutionaries is plotting to change...

    33. October 9, 2009

      Glass consciousness

      If the island of Murano wants to survive, it must turn its back on drinking glasses and embrace the vogue for contemporary...

    34. August 15, 2009

      Agency holds out against Google books deal

      William Morris Endeavour, the Hollywood talent agency, on Friday advised the authors it represents not to participate in the...

    35. June 13, 2009

      Sheer faith and blind optimism

      I thought this was all supposed to be over,” hissed a glossy magazine editor the other day. It was 10am, and we were sitting...

    36. June 6, 2009

      A river runs through it

      The River Wandle is easy to overlook as it runs into the River Thames. It is lost in the urban muddle of Wandsworth, south...

    37. June 6, 2009

      In a material world

      Something old i Pineapple quilt American Imported to the US by British Quakers, the craft of quilting was taken up by the...

    38. May 15, 2009

      Man in the News: David Geffen

      Hollywood lore has it that when David Geffen got his first job in the mail room at the William Morris talent agency in New...

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