Category Archives: Design

Liberty of London – Quintessentially British

Quintessentially British and Quintessentially Quirky Liberty London has been at the cutting edge of design and decorative arts since 1875   With a roll call of Petronella, Eustacia, Ianthe, Felix and Isabelle you would expect to find yourself in a school classroom here in the beautiful Cranbourne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs Area of Outstanding […]

Abraham Moon & Sons Mill, Guiseley, Yorkshire

Abraham Moon, supplied many locals with yard to weave cloth on handlooms in their own homes. When the cloth was woven he would collect the pieces, paying the weavers for their work. The cloth was then scoured (washed) locally and hung out to dry in surrounding fields. Abraham would then transport the pieces by horse and cart to Leeds for sale in the market.