PROFILE William Morris
Finding meaning in his work is essential to him, and the Arts & Crafts philosophy that values handcraft guides him as he is inspired by nature to put care and spirit into each lamp. Working in a true guild mind set, he builds his lamps starting with bases made by fellow contemporary artisans: ceramic pots from Ephraim Faience, opalescent vases from Pavonine Glass and Lunderg Studios. His wife contributes her artistry in designing glowing mica and parchment shades at one with nature, each individually decorated with dried leaves she collected: oak, ginkgo, eucalyptus, pepper tree, and Japanese maple.
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