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2d Design

ARTISTS

Designers, artists and photographers including; Ian Golding, Joanna Greenwood, Jane Walker, Marie Platt, Catherine London, Davis Rousseau, Scott Austin, Donald Holt, Scott Clifford, Debra Brinkworth, Patricia Neil, Peter and Nevanka Brown.

 

DESCRIPTION

Designed by Deborah Fenwick and Deborah Long, this label captured the spirit of the times. Styled for the club going, fashion conscious, dance scene and alternate music lovers, it quickly came to represent the 1980’s zeitgeist.

Initially 2d design was born out of need, two designers seeking to satisfy a niche in clothing that was both well made, interesting design with a sense of style inspired by street fashion from New york, London and Tokyo. Quickly, a local following extended interstate and the label became synonymous with edgy details, interesting textiles that appealed to fashionable young women and men.

 

PHOTO CREDIT: Thanks to artist Joanna Greenwood for sharing this photograph of the 2D Design Queen’s Arcade Studio, 1985.

 

DATE

1985-1988

 

RELATIONSHIPS

ARI

 

QUOTES

 

CONTEXTUAL NOTES

 

MEDIA

Photograph

 

RELEVANT ATTRIBUTION

Kindly reproduced with full permission of Joanna GREENWOOD

 

PROVENANCE

Joanna GREENWOOD archives collection

 

PERMALINK

https://remix.org.au/portfolio_page/aris-2ddesign/

 

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http://thefashionarchives.org/

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