Marion Hall Best: Interiors

This exhibition colourfully charts the work of Marion Hall Best (1905-1988), one of Australia’s first and most influential independent interior designers, displaying original furniture, fabrics, furnishings and design schemes.

Best’s career spanned four decades from the mid–1930s, a period of transition from the department store decorators and art furnishers of the 1920s, to the independent professional designers of today.

Her interiors vibrated with bold colours and patterns and a signature of her commissioned interiors was her vibrant glazed painted finishes on walls and ceilings.

Best introduced the latest of international modernism in design to Australians through her shops in Rowe Street Sydney and Queen Street Woollahra, which were an inspiration to the local design profession.

Marion Hall Best: Interiors is a travelling exhibition from Sydney Living Museums

Image:

‘A room for Mary Quant’, display room designed by Marion Best for the Rooms on View exhibition, Daily Telegraph Home Centre, Sydney, 1967
Mary White, 1967
Caroline Simpson Library and Research Collection, Sydney Living Museums. Photo © Estate of Mary White


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Daily from 14 September 2018 to 25 November 2018
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Where: National Wool Museum
26-32 Moorabool Street, Geelong 3220
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