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

If I were asked to say what is at once the most important production of Art and the thing most to be longed for, I should answer, A beautiful House. ~William Morris

Tile in the William Morris and De Morgan Tradition

William Morris Strawberry Thief border tiles

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

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22 July 2019

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

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July Announcements

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First time here? How this Site is Organized

Newest Customer Installations

Latest Tiles

Visual Galleries

William Morris Strawberry Thief border tiles

William Morris Strawberry Thief border tiles

The featured tile changes once or twice a week.

There are substantial discounts on featured tiles on the days they are featured. 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)

William De Morgan:

Persian Fish Bowls Two-Tile Panels

Glessner House Fireplace Tiles

Added limited edition gold and blue parrot border / fireplace panels to De Morgan Parrots and Macaws.

Medieval:

Ongoing additions to the bestiary:

2 new medieval dogs

One new medieval cat

Back and Company's Old Snap Spirits dragon added to Victorian and Folklore Dragon

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

Victorian Medieval:

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

Victorian

Botanicals: Ladies Flower Garden of Ornamental Annuals

Pre-Raphaelite Arts & Crafts:

Edward Burne-Jones, Doorkeeper

Added border option to Lewis Carroll Fireplace tiles

Additional Colors to Peacock and Carnation Border Tiles

Arts and Crafts:

Northwest Ferns

Art Nouveau:

Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh 'Four Queens'

Walter Crane Flower Tiles

Galleries

The galleries are visual gateways to tiles in the general area mentioned. Options such as size, color, and other variations are shown on the individual product pages.

William Morris Tiles from Textiles

Morris & Co. Tiles

Victorian Blue and White Tiles

William De Morgan Tiles

De Morgan Tile Borders and Backsplashes

William Morris Red House and Early Tiles

Medieval Maps and Bestiary Tiles

Medieval Book of Hours and Herbals

Victorian Tiles (reworking)

Scottish, Glasgow Arts & Crafts, Jessie M. King, Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Fairy Tales and Victorian Nursery

Current Announcements: July

New tiles: William De Morgan Fish Bowls

William De Morgan Persian Fish Bowls.

William De Morgan Fish Bowl Panels

The De Morgan Fish Bowls complement the Persian Fish Frieze:

William De Morgan Persian Fish Frieze

They're seamless in seamless in both directions, so they'll work equally well as a fireplace surround, as well as a one- or two-row border. Some nice folks in Maine want to use Persian Fish Frieze across the top of their fireplace and the Fish Bowls and the side panels. I hope to post pictures when I get them.

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Tiles I've Been Putting Off

It's tile season so I haven't made as muich progress on these projects as I would have liked.

Thistle again

I'll also add a Thistle to California native wildflowers.

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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Customer Installation Photos:

William Morris Evolution of Daisies fireplace
Wiliam Morris Early Tiles: Evolution of Daisies

Recent

Baths (one new)

Kitchens (one new)

Fireplaces (two new)

Stairs and Accents (one new)

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Web Updates

I have moved to a more secure server which seems to be quite a bit faster as well. I think everything is working as it should, but if you run into difficulty and have a moment, please tell me so I can fix it.

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.

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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

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