Roisin Inglesby is a curator at the William Morris Gallery, London

Demi-lune sideboard (c. 1902–05), Ernest Gimson. Marchmont House, Duns.

Practical magic – the Arts and Crafts designs of Ernest Gimson

A new biography shows how thoroughly the designer’s life and work were intertwined

14 Dec 2019
‘Papillon’ ring designed by G (Glenn Spiro).

Magpies, rejoice – the V&A has revamped its jewellery gallery

There’s something for everyone among the 3,500 pieces on display, spanning three millennia of European design

29 Apr 2019
Laus Veneris (1873–78), Edward Burne-Jones.

Understanding the enigma of Edward Burne-Jones

The Victorian artist’s otherworldly visions have long been misunderstood

17 Nov 2018
Fan tile panel (detail; 1872–1904), William De Morgan.

The dizzying mathematical designs of William De Morgan

The kaleidoscopic effects in the designer’s ceramics are largely down to his love of geometry

11 Oct 2018