Archive | 2009

BOOK REVIEW: LIBERTY IN THE FIFTIES & SIXTIES

I’ve just bought some vintage Liberty fabric. Woo. It was a combination of going to Merton Abbey Mills and the purchase of Liberty & Co. in the Fifties and Sixties: A Taste for Design (A. Buruma 2009) that did it. The fabric I bought was made by Liberty of London Prints Ltd, although the book doesn’t […]

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MERTON: HOME OF LIBERTY AND MORRIS

I’ve spent a bit of time reading through a new book I’ve just bought on Liberty in the 50’s and 60’s and to my surprise Liberty fabrics were actually printed just down the road from where I live! And upon further investigation William Morris also printed there. For the last three years I’ve been navigating […]

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