Friday, September 13, 2013

Florence Broadhurst - The Enchanted Forest


If you are free this weekend I would highly recommend going to see the Florence Broadhurst exhibition at the David Jones on market street, Sydney.

It is their interpretation of a floral display based on her beautiful wallpaper designs.

Florence Broadhurst was an amazing woman with quite a story, a very eccentric and talented creative of the broadest sense. Born in Queensland, 1899, she travelled all over the world singing and dancing before worked on until her tragic death in 1977. She was murdered in her studio, which to this day still remains an unsolved case.

The Wallpaper designs were bold bright and flamboyant, matching her wild personality. They were vivid, rich and luxurious. She had clients all over the world and it was very a prestigious brand to own.

A company called Signature Prints now continue in her footsteps, they are the proud custodians of the extraordinary design library and they own the exclusive world-wide license to this iconic library.

Here are a few pictures I took yesterday but it is really breathtaking to see, it is only until Sunday 14th September so get down there!

All the window displays are prrety great to but they didn't photograph well. It needs to be seen to be appreciated.



 

So pretty!

x

2 comments:

  1. What a stunning and flamboyant display! Pity I'm not in Sydney. Thanks for showing us.

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  2. It was a lovely display, so bright and tropical! You are very welcome. Thanks for reading x

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