Wallpaper Art – William Morris

This week’s Year 6 blogger is Cole!

Our art lessons have been based on William Morris’ art style. His floral art work has inspired us to create our very own.

William Morris was a British textile designer, poet, novelist and a translator. He was born on the 24th March in Walthamstow and died on the 3rd October 1896 in Hammersmith, London. William Morris’ art work can be found in lots of museums such as The Victoria and Albert Museum.

Quotes by William Morris

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

The true secrets of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life

Do you like William Morris’ art style? Watch this space for some Morris inspired Year 6 wall paper!


  1. It’s nice to learn more about William Morris! I really like his art style, because on wallpapers it’s relaxing to see flowers on the walls of our houses. It’s like bringing the nature inside!

  2. This gave a great explanation about William Morris for those who did not know about him and it inspired me to try my own William Morris art at home!

  3. I learnt so much more about William Morris from this blog for example that he was also a translater!Also it inspired me to try my own William Morris art at home.

  4. William Morrises designs are phenomenal! They are simply stunning because they are very vibrant and floral! This art is especially cool because it is has a pattern.

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