The strengths of true designs often shine more during times of austerity: the limitations of materials allow the creative mind to offer alternatives that may never normally reach the market place. During WWII rationing of all kinds were in place […]
Gardens and landscapes have been depicted in art and wall murals since antiquity, but after the fall of the Roman Empire they became representations for religious and figural scenes. It was not until the 16th century that artists began to […]
The Warner Textile Archive is delighted to be welcoming two internationally recognised leading male artists and makers to deliver workshops at the Archive. The Archive proud to be part of a stitching revolution which highlights the use of traditional methods […]
The Warner Textile Archive is running three special dyeing events over the next few weeks, celebrating the use of dyeing as an enjoyable and achievable method of applying colour to all manner of materials. Celebration of colour at the Warner […]
The Archive’s annual Textile Fair will return to Braintree on Sunday 17th May 2015. We’ll be welcoming a host of stallholders, demonstrators, and speakers, each an expert in textiles and craft, to three historic venues in Braintree. Click here for the press […]
This year we are celebrating the connection between renowned designer William Morris and Warner & Sons. Click here for further details.
We are delighted to be extending our range of greeting cards this Spring. Nineteen designs taken from our Collection celebrate the strength of Warner & Sons’ legacy, with sumptuous silks, vibrant scenes and traditional paper designs. Click here to read the press release. […]