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William Morris – Back to the Future.

William Morris is arguably the one of most significant influences in twentieth century design. His work as a writer, artist, designer and socialist dramatically changed the aesthetic and ideologies...

Are You Sitting Comfortably?

As 250 million people across the globe pledge their support to Plastic Free July, it is a good time to look at the chair you are probably sitting on right now, and what happens to it when you get...

Sarah Shephard - Upholstery Designer Maker

Value the Past and Define the Future

Upholstery draws together three passions of mine; design, making and a sustainable future. My blog explores subjects that fire my creativity whether skimming the boundaries or sitting at the very core of upholstery. From Twentieth Century design to the technological developments that shaped the industry, from plastic reduction to new work, I hope you will enjoy reading on.