Lindsay Philip Butterfield was a free lance designer. He trained at the Lambeth School of Art in 1887 and later at the South Kensington National Art Training School. He worked for Alexander Morton Newman, Warner & Sons, Thomas Wardle, Smith & Neuman, Turnbull & Stockdale. Lindsay Philip Butterfield was a founder member of the Society of designers. His work was influenced by the style of William Morris.
He taught design and published "Floral forms in historic design" in 1922.
Tulip and lilly, designed circa 1896 for Alexander Morton & Co
Silk and wool double cloth, sold at Christies in November 2006 for $1480