Eddie Squires joined Warner & Sons Ltd. (now Warner Fabrics) in 1963, a year after graduating from the Central School in London. He worked for the company for the next thirty years, becoming associate director in 1980 and director from 1984-1993. Squire helped Warner develop a reputation for combining high-quality fabrics with innovative, new designs. Squires demonstrated sensitivity to traditional patterns within the framework of his commitment to modern design. He frequently looked to historical, architectural, and ethnic sources for inspiration. Even his youthful-pop-oriented designs were often inspired by designs he had seen on old objects, such as a carpet at the Victoria and Albert Museum. But Squires... more.