I feel it’s fairly humorous that I didn’t actually catch onto William Morris (of Morris & Co fame) till I used to be in Sweden visiting a wallpaper store in 2007. I’d seen the prints earlier than in design college, however principally in historic properties and really conventional adorning magazines and books, and I didn’t take time to admire them as a result of I’m not such a lover of tremendous conventional decor in my very own house.

Seeing William Morris in Sweden although, significantly in Swedish magazines exhibiting residence excursions of pretty nation areas with a splash of William Morris wallpaper throughout an entry approach wall or bed room, or in a considerably up to date city condominium, I used to be a modified girl. My thoughts opened to this complete new world of blending durations and furnishings that’s so sometimes European (in 2007 American decor was simply changing into extra “blended”, individuals nonetheless caught very carefully to a particular type like Shabby Stylish or Industrial.)

Ever since, I actually love seeing their conventional prints in up to date areas or nation properties with numerous white partitions and painted flooring, and mid century furnishings in wooden tones, blended with clear Scandinavian furnishings (like Danish design from Muuto or Menu). I feel you may actually combine their prints so nicely in any sort of decor setting when you have a great eye for coloration and if you happen to simply have a great feeling for design and what pairs nicely collectively, which is probably not one thing you might be born with BUT over time – with expertise – you may choose it up. I made a board for you on Pinterest to see Morris & Co. prints in varied interiors that will encourage you…

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