William Morris (1834 -1896) was the single most influential designer of the nineteenth century and grew into a flourishing and fashionable decorating firm, renowned for its wallpapers and textiles. Many of the Morris & Co fabrics and wallpapers can be found in National Trust Homes and Parks throughout the UK thanks to their great quality, durability and timeless style. Style Library is carried in Spruce and is the official home comprising of six finest British brands: Zoffany, Harlequin, Sanderson, Morris & Co., Scion and Anthology.
Preserving Tradition with Adelphi
Adelphi is a small, artisanal producer of historically accurate block printed wallpapers. Founded in 1999, Adelphi Paper Hangings grew out of a symposium of some of the world's foremost experts and researchers on block printed wallpapers. Every aspect of Adelphi's product - from paper types and paint composition to printing methods - has been thoroughly researched in institutions and archives in the US, England and France. By using the tools, materials, and procedures of their historic counterparts, Adelphi is able to produce wall coverings with the same distinctive character and spirit as those of the past, while producing wallpaper that meets contemporary demands for accuracy, stability and authenticity.