Fish and Lilies tile by William De Morgan. Life-long friend of William Morris, William De Morgan, was an exceptional potter and designer. His tiles are of particular importance, as many of his images continue to influence fabric and other textile design
William de Morgan was a key figure of the Arts and Crafts movement. From his studio at the Orange House in Chelsea he designed and produced a bewildering array of ceramic tiles decorated with foliage, animals and birds in the style of William Morris.
Blue is the dreamer and I am blue, yet not sad for I have made a friend of sadness. I relax in the waves of my blue-colored dreams It soothes my mind It strokes my soul It caresses my heart. Norman Sickel, Poet excerpted from Blue - Tone Poems of.