Nanette Carter & Robyn Oswald-Jacobs, Authors of Frances Burke: Designer of Modern Textiles

Talking Design

Oct 6 2021 • 22 mins

Textile designer Frances Burke is the subject of this book, which is co authored by Nanette Carter and Robyn Oswald-Jacobs. Titled Frances Burke: Designer of Modern Textiles, the book beautifully covers Burke’s illustrious career from the 1930s until she closed her business in 1970. As well as the insightful story of Burke’s life, the book, produced by The Miegunyah Press, features extensive photos, many in Melbourne, showing how her wonderful fabrics were used by leading architects of the time.

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