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104 Legacy in Bloom B ritish heritage design firm Morris & Co. has teamed with Williams Sonoma on a collection of tabletop and kitchenware, due out mid-September. Seven iconic patterns from the Morris & Co. archives adorn a range of utensils, crockery, and linens. William Morris — designer, poet, environmentalist — was a key figure in the Arts and Crafts Movement of the 19th century, and his firm, founded in 1861, produced fabrics, wallpapers, carpets, tiles, and books in patterns inspired by nature. The collection with Williams Sonoma features some of Morris' best- known designs, such as Bluebell, a bold floral based on the woodland flower and created in 1870; Marigold, a dense, delicate foliage pattern from 1875; and Pimpernel, a swirling, energetic design William Morris Pillivuyt Basketweave porcelain dinnerware and Golden Lily linens, $15 to $40. Fortessa Velo gold flatware, from $70. DESIGN NOTES from 1876 with tendrils and oversized blossoms. Morris so loved the Pimpernel pattern that he used it on wallpaper in his own dining room at Kelmscott Manor in Oxfordshire, England. Morris & Co. X Williams Sonoma, at Williams Sonoma, Rebecca Sherman W e s t E d g e , t h e modern design fair that's exhibited in Los Angeles for eight years, will launch for the first time outside of L.A. at the Dallas Market Hall in conjunction with Artexpo Dallas Friday through Sunday, September 16 through 18. Hundreds of exhibitors are expected including Strike, the robust and elegant stone fireplaces designed by Chad Dorsey. Also look for designers, makers, and artists with limited-edition, one-of-a-kind furniture and lighting; vignettes featuring home-office design and trends; and a series of panel talks. Azzurro Living Outdoor will have a lounge, and local chefs will offer demonstrations and tastings. Tickets and information, Rebecca Sherman This Just In …

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