The Arts And Crafts Movement

The Winsford’s architect and designer, Charles Francis Annesley Voysey, is celebrated as an important figure of the Arts and Crafts movement. Not just an architect, Voysey also designed fabrics, wallpaper, tiles, ceramics, furniture and metalwork. His style combined simplicity with sophistication. Origins of the Movement But what was the Arts and Craft movement? Why and … click to read more

Victorian Wallpaper

Early Methods The tradition of wall decoration dates back to Egyptian and Roman wall paintings, and the early Chinese produced sheets of rice paper painted with birds, flowers and landscapes. During the Medieval Ages painted patterns on walls and canvas as well as woven tapestries adorned the interior of churches and castles. Thus wallpaper began … click to read more

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