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Australian Women in Design

7 Women In Design Choose Their Favourite Textiles

When planning our first textiles photoshoot, we thought about the significance of Florence Broadhurst in the interior design world. In fact, our head textile designer on this collection, Chloe Evans, studied Florence as part of her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of New South Wales. So, what would influential women in design think … continue reading

Shadow Floral bedhead, Florence Broadhurst Fabrics, Heatherly Design

Upholstery Magic Made In Australia

Heatherly designs and manufactures beds, bedheads and other bespoke bedroom furniture in Melbourne, Australia. Owner Georgie Leckey champions favourite designers through her Art Series and is a passionate fan of Florence Broadhurst. The collaboration was a natural choice… A fusing of iconic Australian textile designer with a renowned Australian company, elevating bedroom style through locally-made … continue reading

Florence Broadhurst Collectable Art

For Lovers of Florence Broadhurst and Collectable Art

There is a name for most kinds of collectors, but to collect something as rare and wonderful as the original screens which Florence Broadhurst herself used, defies an adequate description. Florence created a world of colour with her wallpapers and fabric in the 1960’s and 1970’s, influencing the style and décor of homes from Australia … continue reading

Florence Broadhurst Fabrics Design Team

How Our Textile Design Team Curated The Collection

At Florence Broadhurst Fabrics we are blessed with a team of talented textile designers from around the world, much like Florence Broadhurst had herself! We are really excited to be launching this new collection. But how did we go about choosing from her design archive of over 500 designs? And how did we select the … continue reading

Florence Broadhurst, peacock wallpaper, office

What Would Florence Think?

What would Florence Broadhurst think of this new fabric collection? That’s a really good question! Her thought process was clearly different and that’s not surprising because it is wisely said, “nothing new comes out of ordinary.” Florence was anything but ordinary! Whilst I had dealings with her as a young fabric salesman supplying her with … continue reading