You can see this bed and the noted about it on another page. The suite is in a Reformed Gothic style, the chunky shapes possess great charm. It is shown above painted a 'Morris' green, matching the original colour. The simplicity of the suite anticipated the Arts & Crafts Movement by decades, and had a great influence on the work of designers around the turn of the century. Although shown as a single bed this could be supplied as a double bed. Or we can do variations of the bed in the same style, changing the proportions is ok.
Even seemingly 'simple' furniture such as this requires time and skill, and therefore cost, to produce properly. Morris ruefully acknowledged this in 1881. The suite comprises a single bed, washstand vanity unit, clothes horse, Chest of drawers, dressing table, dressing table mirror & wardrobes. The washstands, chests of drawers & wardrobes are discussed in more detail on other pages.
This cartoon, one of many by his friend Burne-Jones, shows Morris snoring happily away in the Artisan bed, c.1861.
Just because the original Artisan range was green colour doesn't mean we have to follow that. Morris & Co. furniture came in many finishes. Why not a Morris blue or dragons blood red, or a wood finish ? Or a more modern colour. Made bespoke to order.