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Tile in the tradition of English Arts & Crafts, also known as the decorative wing of the Pre-Raphaelite movement.
From left: Turquoise Blue Peacock, Winged Sea Horses, Tree of Knowledge,
Fantastic Bird, Winged Gryphon, Peacock and Salamanders, Parrot Fireplace Tiles
Abandon hopelessness, all ye who enter here. ~G.K. Chesterton
New Customer installation photos
Poppies (more colors available)
The featured tile changes every few days.
There are substantial discounts on featured tiles on the days they are featured. See How to Order Tile.
First time here? How this Site is Organized
I add new tile designs less frequently during tile season.
Several new tiles added to Victorian Blue and White tiles
Viking Ship ~Edward Burne-Jones, tile from stained glass
Larger Days of Creation Angel Faces in eight inch.
Single panels (8x12) for the Burne-Jones Moon and Star Tiles
Ongoing additions to the bestiary
Brought back Limited Edition murals to Tres Riches Heures Labors of the Months tile set (12 months, 6 tiles).
Monoceros Star Map backsplash. Beware of unicorns in the sky.
Baths (two new)
Kitchens (three new)
Fireplaces (three new)
Stairs and Accents (one new)
April is the cruelest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land, mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with spring rain.
~ TS Eliot, The Wasteland
I was distracted from my plans in March resulting in less progress on plans but better Acanthus and Artichoke versions, including a backsplash and border tiles. And I've started a new page for Early Art Nouveau blue and white tiles
May Morris Spring and Summer tiles and backsplash. I am very happy with how these turned out and will try to get better pictures.
There are also new bestiary tiles and some additions to Fantastic birds and beasts.
Labors of the Months undercabinet backsplash tiles.
I am resolved to finish some projects I've started before beginning any new ones. Yes, really. Almost in order of completeness:
Edward Burne-Jones, Cerberus, the Doorkeeper. Done.
De Morgan flock of bluebirds with dragon imposters.
Golden Lily backsplash.
Philip Web and De Morgan Whorls and Swirls.
Victorian tea room tiles.
Accent tiles to accompany the Monoceros Star Map backsplash.
Legend of Good Wimmen.
Victorian Botanicals and Geometrics, if there's interest.
Tiles from Morris Textile Designs
I am making the gallery, catalog, and product pages more mobile friendly, including a font change so there may be some moments of "What was she thinking?" Several pages have been done. For mobile users, the descriptions should appear closer to the images and be less confusion.Notifications I don't send notification emails because people get enough impersonal emails.
If I have your mailing address, I will send an occasional postcard featuring a tile with an interesting backstory. I intend that these will be pretty enough for bookmarks and not make their way immediately to a landfill.
You can get updates on featured tiles at William Morris Tile as well as on Twitter and Facebook.
Featured tiles are posted on this website, Facebook, Morris Tile on Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest. The featured tiles discounted while they are featured.
I say to you that earth and heaven are not two but one; and this one is that which ye know, and are each one of you a part of.... unless ye slay it. ~William Morris, A Dream of John Ball
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Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful. ~William Morris
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