florence broadhurst portrait 1947-she's a little whackadoodle but she sure produced great things!

florence broadhurst portrait was a fiercely independant woman who knew what she wanted and knew how to get it.

Florence Broadhurst, Australian textile and wallpaper designer

About a year ago, I saw a wonderful documentary directed by Gillian Armstrong called Unfolding Florence .

Florence Broahurst in her original screenprinting studio (1970s)

Florence Broadhurst fabric and wallpaper designs are now used in many forms today from homewares through to giftware and clothing. I love this image of Florence Broadhurst at work in her screen printing studio.She announced she would colour Australia.

Florence Broadhurst

Born in 1899 in rural Queensland, Broadhurst has had a prolific career in many different venues, however is best known for her iconic wallpapers which are still produced today.

Florence Broadhurst

Florence's fashion choices interest me more than her fabric designs. I think they have been over commercialised.


Australian artist Florence Broadhurst was the inspiration for Kate Spade collections.

Florence Broadhurst

DESIGNER WHO'S WHO: Florence Broadhurst

Florence Broadhurst has so many talents l loved that she could sing and act and she travelled all over the world, as well as offering tuition in violin, ballroom dancing and jounalism.

The Lady herself - Australian designer, Florence Broadhurst, at a 'Mandarin' on a ship in Sydney Harbour in 1967.

Australian designer, Florence Broadhurst, at a 'Mandarin' on a ship in Sydney Harbour, 1967

Florence Broadhurst b. 1899 d. 1977

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