Scribbly Graphics stationery and printed paper

Made by Scribbly Graphics in Thirlmere, New South Wales, 1968-2005.

Graphic artist, Adrienne Higgs, designed this collection of wrapping paper, cards and gift tags between the late 1960s and around 2005. These items reflect her interest in Australian motifs and demonstrate the different printing techniques that she used. Higgs established the screen-printing company, Scribbly Graphics, in 1978, designing printed paper items before turning to fabric printing in the early 1980s. In 1987, her husband, Norman, joined the business to manage production. His arrival co...

Summary

2007/110/15
Stationery and printed paper (46), designed by Adrienne Higgs, made by Scribbly Graphics, Victoria and New South Wales, Australia, 1968-2005

A collection of printed wrapping paper, cards and gift tags designed by Adrienne Higgs. Most of these items illustrate Australian animals.

Production

Adrienne Higgs designed this collection of stationery, textiles and children's clothing between the late 1970s and around 2005. Her company, Scribbly Graphics, screen-printed many of these pieces, particularly the earlier works on paper and fabric. By the 1990s however, much of this printing was outsourced to Australian companies that included Petlee, Feral Fabrics, Melba Prints and Lani Durland of Ersatz.

Adrienne Higgs designed this collection of stationery, textiles and children's clothing between the late 1960s and around 2005. Her company, Scribbly Graphics, screen-printed many of these pieces, particularly the earlier works on paper and fabric. By the 1990s however, much of this printing was outsourced to Australian companies that included Petlee, Feral Fabrics, Melba Prints and Lani Durland of Ersatz.

Higgs' son Daniel Higgs also became involved in Scribbly Graphics, assisting with the design of some artwork including the 'Codswallop' and sun design, designing product and running and working in the Scribbly Graphics retail outlets.
Scribbly Graphics 1968-2005
Higgs, Adrienne

Source

Gift of Adrienne Higgs, 2007
23 August, 2007

Cite this Object

Scribbly Graphics stationery and printed paper 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 28 June 2017, <https://ma.as/367855>
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