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Ornament

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William Morris (1834-1896)Subscription

By Paul Davies

Central to the revivial of British textile arts and methods of production, Morris’ life was a constant tustle between his fervent socialist values and a concern with catering to the ‘swinish luxury of the rich’

Chicago Flowering Grid

From the archive: ‘Ornament has always flowered in Chicago’Subscription

By Tom Beeby

[Archive] Ornament could offer the key to a new flowering of architectural expression

AR Archive

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September 2015: OrnamentSubscription

1423: Baukuh, Fat + Grayson Perry, Renzo Piano, Monadnock, OMA, Voysey, Typology: Tombs 

AR September 2015 on Ornament

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Outrage: ‘The anti-ornament hysteria is thankfully now at the bottom of the dustbin’Subscription

By Timothy Brittain-Catlin

Elevations, bizarrely neglected, should invest buildings with significance

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Outrage: ‘There is a silent agreement in contemporary British architecture: you may deploy ornament, but never too much’Subscription

By Adam Nathaniel Furman

Tasteful restraint is pandering to planners and the public

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