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Florence Broadhurst Risk-taker par excellence, style maven extraordinaire, her most exhilarating legacy is a design archive making waves around the world today. But this is where her legend begins. Born in 1899 in a remote rural corner of Australia’s Queensland, Florence’s death was a violent murder at the age of 78. In between, she lived […]
David K Miles biography Clippling supplied by: Graeme Hutchinson who worked with David K Miles In the 1970’s there was a very small group of individuals designing and producing wallpaper. The two most prominent were Florence Broadhurst and David Miles. David was trained as an architectural draughtsperson and was a talented artist. He was working […]
Donald Bruce Clark It’s high time for a national design museum, writes Helen O’Neill. SMH July 27th 2006 Donald Bruce Clark is lost. The 78-year-old spent four decades from the late 1940s designing a broad range of artefacts, from Aboriginal-inspired motifs, which he printed on cork tablemats, to stylised florals on napery snapped up by […]
The heritage and cultural significance of the AMoD collection has been acknowledged by the Powerhouse Museum. The design community and Australian institutions acknowledge there isn’t another equivalent of our collection.
Lloyd Foye was selected to illustrate this culturally significant artwork collection. One of his strengths was the ability to draw people. When you look at the faces in the artworks, it is clear he was the obvious choice. The facial expressions drawn in Lloyds notorious line style, show more emotion than even a photograph could capture.
Vivid Sydney featured a curated selection of designs from our design collection on Customs House at Circular Quay to a worldwide audience of more than 3.5 million people.
Purchase Giclee Limited Edition Art from authentic, original hand drawn designs by Australian Artists, Post War to today. Only 20 per colourway available.
Nicole Smith is considered one of the most experienced and creative marketers in the Australian architecture, property and construction industries. Her research-driven approach, combined with an entrepreneurial nature and creative eye, make her unique among her peers. Nicole also serves as a non-executive director on the board of Siren Design, one of Australasia’s leading interior design firms, where she helps to drive the long-term strategy, branding and marketing of the firm.
AMoD have unearthed iconic Zebra designs by Carla Zampatti which were used for fabrics in the 1970’s and 1980’s.