Thursday, October 15, 2009
Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Melbourne Pop Up Store for Florence Broadhurst Prints
Signature Prints are opening a Melbourne Pop Up store for Florence Broadhurst prints.
Located at Shop 11, 71 Merchant Street, Victoria Harbour at Docklands, the store will run from Thursday 18th June - Sunday 21st June 2009. The store will open from 10am-6pm each day.
Call (02)8338 8400 for more information about the Pop Up store.
Signature Prints www.signatureprints.com.au
Thursday, March 15, 2007
Florence Broadhurst - Her Secret & Extraordinary Lives
The enigmatic Florence Broadhurst(1899-1977) has had a lot more press in recent times. Theres been a revival of her work by international designers, a retrospective of her work at the Powerhouse Museum, a movie of her by Gillian Armstrong ('Unfolding Florence: The colourful life of Florence Broadhurst', in 2006), and her latest (authorised) biography, 'Florence Broadhurst - Her Secret & Extraordinary Lives', by Helen O'Neil.
Her early life began with a career as a singer and then in the arts, taking her to Asia and in turn, England. She made her mark back in Australia with dazzling designs in the areas of fashion, interior design and graphic design. She was also known as a notable socialite in Sydney high society.