Australian Inspiration - Designer In Residence

Seeking Inspiration

Watch our Designer in Residence, Julie Paterson as she creates new textile designs inspired by the Library's collections - in assocation with the exhibtion Australian Inspiration, on tour around regional NSW from 28 May 2016 to 28 June 2018.

The story will continue into 2017 as Julie goes into production on her new textile collection #madewithSLNSW.


Follow textile designer Julie Paterson as she seeks inspiration from the State Library of New South Wales to create a new waratah-based design and share her knowledge in a series of special events. More videos to come in 2016. 

Design For Life - Australian Inspiration

Textile designer Julie Paterson outlines her creative process as she prepares to join the Library as 'Designer in Residence'

Seeking Inspiration - Australian Inspiration

Textile designer Julie Paterson is taken 'back stage' by curator Sarah Morley as she seeks design inspiration from the Library's collections.

The Library's Designer in Residence, Julie Paterson, shares the story of her life as a textile designer following the recent publication of her book "Clothbound".

July 25th 2015, Metcafle Auditorium, State Library NSW


Julie Paterson Talk - Clothbound - 23rd July 2015

Julie Paterson shares her journey in textile design and the development of her book 'Clothbound'.