20 October 2009

Drool-worthy Design: Nicola Cerini textiles

It's no secret that I'm a sucker for textiles and native Australian flora, so I was in heaven when I investigated the fabulous range of prints and fabric by Nicola Cerini. Well-known for her "Plasto" bag designs, Nicola is now creating gorgeous rugs, ceramics, and homewares using her screen-printed illustrations.

Nicola Cerini fabrics are available by the metre and you can order one of Nicola's bag designs in current and archival prints. I'm also excited to see that Nicola has recently collaborated with Zaishu on a new stool covered with designs inspired by the native flora and wildlife of the Errinundra plateau.

Not only are Nicola's designs totally drool-worthy, but her business ethics are just as admirable, supporting conservation projects and running her studio on sustainable principles.

You can find Nicola Cerini products in the online store as well as the studio retail store in Melbourne.

Images: Nicola Cerini and Zaishu

4 comments:

  1. oh, i've loved Nicola's designs for so many years. would own one of her bags, but silly me can't decide which one i like best (and unfortunately more than one isn't quite possible at the moment!).
    hope you're going well and taking care.
    E xxx

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  2. So Australian and so beautiful. I love the tea towels with pom poms on the end!!! So cute.

    Janette x

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  3. Oooh, I LOVE that little stand thingy....

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  4. Hi Ellie, Janette and Edwina - glad to see Nicola has some fans. And Janette - I love those pom poms too; and just checked out your fab Etsy store - great prints for kids!

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