Edinburgh’s Dovecot Studios Papers the Walls

The Art of Wallpaper - Morris & Co.

Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

From: 28 Jan 2022

To: 11 Jun 2022

Dovecot Studios Viewing Balcony
10 Infirmary Street
Edinburgh & the Lothians

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The Art of Wallpaper – Morris & Co. at Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh explores the legacy of the designer William Morris (1834-1896), who advocated living ‘a beautiful life’. Morris began designing wallpapers in the 1860s and within a decade was creating some of his most enduring patterns, including Larkspur, Jasmine, Willow and Marigold. The exhibition places the visitor in the 19th and 20th-century interiors for which these wallpapers were originally made. The collection also includes wallpapers by acclaimed 19th and 20th-century designers such as Owen Jones, Dresser, Pugin and Voysey.

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