Thanks to a generous grant from EIRA (Enabling Innovation: Research to Application) who support innovation in the East of England by providing businesses with access to academic expertise, the Warner Textile Archive is now able to explore the potential of […]
In 1839, tragedy struck as Benjamin Warner died. At the point of his death, Warner managed the family business making loom harnesses and as an engineer for Jacquard Looms. His wife, Ann, stepped in after Warner’s death and took over […]
Two Warner Archive Collection prints make an appearance in February’s issue of House and Garden magazine. Tara Craig chose ‘Nathalie’ and ‘Flora’ for the ottoman and quilted eiderdown in her beautiful Chelsea flat, photographed by David Lovatti.
Our lovely collection of Archive tea towels were featured in December’s issue of ‘English Home’ as one of their selections for Christmas presents that support a cause! You can discover our full range of Archive gifts in our online shop.
Few movements in design history have captured the public’s imagination like Bauhaus has. Bauhaus was an avant-garde German design school that operated between the years of 1919 to 1933, when it was forced to close from pressure by the Nazi […]
History was made on 20 July 1969 when the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) successfully landed twelve men on the moon. At the height of geopolitical tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States of America, an estimated […]
If you didn’t have the chance to go on one of our Archive Collection Visits at Braintree Textile Fair, then here is your chance to see what you missed. Our theme this year was ‘All the Nine’s’ and focused on […]
Key to Warner & Sons success over almost an entire century of business was their passion for contemporary design whilst maintaining the more traditional arm of their business. Warner & Sons would frequently purchase work from emerging and influential designers […]