Ornithology C Tana Lawn by Edwyn Collins, Liberty Art Fabrics
Ornithology from the AW11 New Season Liberty Art Fabrics collection.
Ornithology Liberty Print was designed from sketches by Edwyn Collins, who was best known for fronting Scottish rock revivalists Orange Juice and for his international solo hit: 'A Girl Like You.'
In 2005 Edwyn suffered a severe cerebral haemorrhage that he took six months to recover from. As part of his rehabilitation he drew a bird a day, each of which has been used by the Liberty Fabrics Team in this remarkable print. The design created pays homage to Collins’ dedication, like a sketchbook on fabric complete with names of birds and dates when they were drawn.
Ornithology is from the Musicians With Links to the Art World fabrics collection, for which the Liberty design team collaborated with Florence Welch, Graham Coxon, Edwyn Collins and Emilia de Poret.