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Victorian, Medieval, Arts & Crafts and Pre-Raphaelite Tile

Art made by the people for the people, as a joy to the maker and the user... ~William Morris

Tile in the William Morris and De Morgan Tradition

Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Briar Rose Panels

Victorian Tile in the tradition of Arts & Crafts, also known as the decorative wing of the Pre-Raphaelite movement

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22 February 2020

Abandon hopelessness, all ye who enter here...
~G.K. Chesterton

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Membland border tiles, 6x6

Membland is a William Morris - William De Morgan collaboration. Six panels of an unknown number that tiled a bath at Membland Hall remain. Single tiles, backsplashes, fireplace panels, and a full-size, 66-tile panel are available. Membland single tiles have recently come down in price.

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Customer Installation Photos:

Tulip and Trellis, William Morris

Wiliam Morris Early Tiles: Tulip and Trellis

Recent

Baths (one new)

Kitchens (two new)

Fireplaces (one new)

Stairs and Accents (one new)

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Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful. ~William Morris

Lewis Carroll and William De Morgan were introduced by Rossetti. De Morgan made tiles for Charles Dodgson's (Lewis Carroll) room at Oxford.

Lewis Carroll Fireplace, Oxford

The current featured tiles are Lewis Carroll Red Lustre Tiles, designed by William De Morgan. See all the red lustre tiles.

The featured tile changes once or twice a week.

Featured tiles ship free in the U.S. See How to Order Tile.

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Waterhouse, Circe

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Newest Tiles

These are the most recent tiles, in reverse order. I add new tile designs less frequently during tile season.

William Morris Tiles from Textiles:

Strawberry Thief Backsplash and Border Tiles

Thistle (attributed to Dearle, but probably Kate Faulkner)

Tiles from Textiles Gallery

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William De Morgan:

Fish Companion Tiles

De Morgan Tiles Gallery

De Morgan Borders and Backsplashes

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Medieval:

Ongoing additions to the bestiary:

new bestiary tiles

Brought back Limited Edition murals to Tres Riches Heures Labors of the Months tile set (12 months, 6 tiles).

Medieval Tile Listing

Victorian Medieval:

Monoceros Star Map backsplash. Beware of unicorns in the sky.

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Victorian and Arts & Crafts Botanicals

Northwest Ferns

Botanicals: Ladies Flower Garden of Ornamental Annuals

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Pre-Raphaelite Arts & Crafts:

Edward Burne-Jones, Doorkeeper

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Art Nouveau:

Art Nouveau Water Lily and Lotus

Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh 'Four Queens'

Walter Crane Flower Tiles

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Other Tiles I Hope to Work on Soon

But really, it's getting away from me....

Victoriana

I've started work on nests, kitchen herbs, and possibly fish. Kitchen herbs are probably more important but I am enjoying the nests. Meanwhile, do see the Ladies' Flower Garden of Ornamental Annuals

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And Someday....

If these seem like a good idea, encourage me.

Victorian tea room tiles.

Accent tiles to accompany the Monoceros Star Map backsplash.

Medieval Story Tiles

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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