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Florence Broadhurst

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Florence Broadhurst lived as she died - dramatically, with a lot of unanswered questions. A pioneering businesswoman, Broadhurst's 78 years comprised a number of incarnations, from singer to couture dressmaker, artist to celebrated designer.

Friday, 1 June, 2012, 12:00am

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Florence Broadhurst lived as she died - dramatically, with a lot of unanswered questions. A pioneering businesswoman, Broadhurst's 78 years comprised a number of incarnations, from singer to couture dressmaker, artist to celebrated designer. She changed her name and her look as often as she changed professions.

1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

TIMELESS textures

Wallpaper is one of the most dramatic ways to add a special twist to a home. While it fell out of favour in the 1980s, it is enjoying a renaissance as people seek to make their homes cosier and more opulent.

30 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Floor shows

Just as with furniture, furnishings are subject to fashion. That includes floor coverings and, according to Ross Urwin, Lane Crawford's creative director, home and lifestyle, 'definite trends are happening in the rug world'.

4 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Night delight

Room divider from HC28 HK$15,270

Cushions from Tequila Kola HK$190

Sleepover folding mattress from G.O.D. HK$1,280

Candleholder from Fink - the Art of Living HK$490

Mini mobile by Hermes HK$32,600

Lotus-leaf cabinet from Indigo HK$24,500

Florence Broadhurst rug from Lane Crawford HK$25,000-HK$35,000

6 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Prints charming

Signature Prints is capitalising on Florence Broadhurst's 'rebirth' by releasing a range of lifestyle items featuring the designs of the Australian wallpaper maven whose unsolved murder in 1977 continues to intrigue.

25 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

PRINTS CHARMING

FLORENCE BROADHURST wallpaper is associated with style mavens worldwide and she was the first person showcased when Sydney's Powerhouse Museum last year opened a permanent gallery to recognise important contributions to Australian culture and design. But her eye-popping, swinging 60s designs may soon also grace a brothel on one of the city's grimiest roads.

8 Sep 2006 - 12:00am