THE MOR­RIS & CO SUS­SEX ARM­CHAIR

Homes and Antiques Magazine - - CONTENTS - FEA­TURE DO­MINIQUE CORLETT PHO­TOG­RA­PHY DAVID CAUDERY

Dis­cover how a sim­ple seat by Mor­ris & Co be­came an icon of the Arts and Cra"s move­ment

With its de­sign hark­ing back to a pre- in­dus­trial, sim­pler way of life, the Sus­sex chair epit­o­mised the val­ues of Mor­ris and Co, the de­sign com­pany founded by Wil­liam Mor­ris. Enor­mously pop­u­lar at the time, it is to­day recog­nised as an icon of the Arts and Cra s move­ment: a com­fort­able seat and a time­less de­sign that sums up the qual­i­ties Mor­ris prized… beauty and prac­ti­cal­ity

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