New Zealand born Avis Higgs is an award winning painter and one of Australasia’s most innovative textile designers of the 1940s.
Nearly 70 years after it was designed, Avis Higgs' 'Heart of the Bush' has been printed onto fabric.
It has been printed as a short run on a trial basis. Chairs have been covered by Living Room (www.livingroom.co.nz) and look fantastic.
We will update as to future availability. Watch this space for further details.
Designed in Wellington in 1949 before she set out for Europe, here Avis has drawn the New Zealand native plant, the Kowhai. It was unusual to represent native flora on dress fabrics at this time, but Avis based several of her designs on them - Karaka Berries (D 20), Hebe, Native Rose (D10),Flax (D13), Fern,another...