Hi Everyone, I’ve been busy getting my PhD underway and I am absolutely loving it. I feel so privileged to be in a position where I can research, write and create designs about my favourite area of interest. I’m looking at how a traditional Japanese aesthetic has influenced contemporary Australian printed textile design. This means I get to research and draw inspiration from designers such as Bruce Goold (Mambo), Florence Broadhurst, Akira Isogawa and painter Margaret Preston. I will blog more later….