Wallpaper Tiger: The Florence Broadhurst Collection and Questions of Appropriation in Design

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dc.contributor.author Karaminas, V
dc.contributor.editor Friedman, K
dc.contributor.editor Love, T
dc.contributor.editor Corte-Real, E
dc.contributor.editor Rust, C
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-18T06:52:00Z
dc.date.issued 2007-01
dc.identifier.citation Design Research Society (UK) International Conference - Wonderground, 2007, pp. 1 - 11
dc.identifier.isbn 978-972-98701-7-0
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/7389
dc.description.abstract In 1959, Sydney-based textile designer Florence Broadhurst, also known as Madame Pellier, emerged on the design scene with a collection of prints inspired by Japanese motifs. Amongst these motifs were Art Nouveau and Art Deco swirls; abstract weaves and traditional tapestry designs, which the Sydney scene then considered revolutionary. With a team of young designers and screen printers at her side, Broadhurst set up a studio in the heart of avant-garde Paddington and began producing her lavish, bold coloured creations. These eclectic prints were featured heavily in wallpaper and interior furnishings and introduced the Australian post-war consumer to her vibrant geometric patterns and valiant colour plans. Eighteen years later, it seemed mysterious then, that Florence Broadhurst would be murdered where no motive was suggested and no perpetrator discovered. In the 90s, David Lennie, salvaged the Broadhurst prints under copyright of his screen-printing company Signature Prints. Since then, though the murder remains unsolved, the revival of Broadhurst s designs as part of Sydney s burgeoning interiors scene has prompted much speculation into the methods she originally adopted in her artistic process.
dc.publisher Instituto de Artes Visuais, Design e Marketing,
dc.title Wallpaper Tiger: The Florence Broadhurst Collection and Questions of Appropriation in Design
dc.type Conference Proceeding
dc.parent Design Research Society (UK) International Conference - Wonderground
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Lisbon, Portugal en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 11 en_US
dc.cauo.name DAB.School of Design en_US
dc.conference en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.conference Design Research Society (UK) International Conference
dc.conference.location Lisbon, Portugal en_US
dc.for 1203 Design Practice and Management
dc.personcode 970933
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Design Practice and Management en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.custom Design Research Society (UK) International Conference en_US
dc.date.activity 20061101 en_US
dc.date.activity 2006-11-01
dc.location.activity Lisbon, Portugal en_US
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building/School of Design
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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