Check out these wonderful articles and photos detailing the careful restoration of the McDonald Mansion, courtesy of our friends at Rynerson O’Brien Architecture. First, the exterior: Next, check out the interior for some real eye-candy! Be sure to click on the links for the complete articles and all of the wonderful pictures!
Since the awakening of the “Victorian” revival in the 1960′s and the subsequent interest in the Arts & Crafts movement that has followed in its wake, much has been written and “rediscovered” about the influential work of the great British design reformers. Retrospectives of the period can often give a new enthusiast of these revivals [...]
I found this article pretty amazing! In preparation for The Cult of Beauty Exhibit, soon to open at the San Francisco Legion of Honor (February 18 – June 17, 2012) this article outlines the conservation and cleaning process involved with the William Morris Bird wall hanging. What a transformation! Can’t wait to see it firsthand [...]
Having just seen a breathtaking installation of this paper I wanted to reprint this post from 2009 for the benefit of those readers who had not yet seen it. It may answer some questions: Shortly after it’s establishment in 1861, Morris & Co. received a number of important secular commissions, one of which being the decoration [...]keep looking »