This is what William Morris had to say about all that stuff we keep in our homes, ‘If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.’
I’ve always aspired to that for my pottery. It must be beautiful or useful. Both.
William Morris, Britain’s most inspiring designer was the leading figure of the Arts and Crafts Movement in the 1800s. This is an example of his work.