Over our nearly 30 years, we have often turned to the textile designs of Arts and Crafts artist William Morris for inspiration.
Morris specialized in the ancient technique of hand woodblock printing to create his textile patterns and sought inspiration for his famous repeating patterns from the natural world and the decorative artists before him. The influence of “millefleurs” tapestries, early prints of herbs and the abundance of exquisite detail in medieval art can be appreciated in his works, including this pencil and watercolour sketch that he worked on in 1881–1883.
Originally released as a hardcover journal in 2010, this beautiful blue and gold design has returned to our catalogue of products for our Fall 2021 collection. Morris Windrush is now available as an ultra, midi (lined and unlined) and mini (lined) journal, a bookmark and as part of a washi tape set with our Destiny design.