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Sue Timney and the Art of Timney-Fowler

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Sue Timney is the celebrated designer whose company, Timney-Fowler, is best known for its distinctive graphic black and white imagery.

It is also one of a rare breed of design companies whose work flows effortlessly between fashion and interiors.

Timney left the Royal College of Art in 1979 after which she formed Timney-Fowler with Grahame Fowler. Sue and Grahame collaborated with designers such as Issey Miyake, Yohji Yamamoto, Ralph Lauren and Diane von Furstenberg, producing fashion and fabric concepts for their labels. They also developed several Timney-Fowler clothing licenses for work sold around the world.

2010 is the 30th anniversary of Timney-Fowler and will be marked by an exhibition at the FTM - a retrospective of both Sue's career as a designer and her work with Timney-Fowler, featuring some unique and exclusive material in an exciting, bold display developed in collaboration with Sue. The exhibition will explore the history and themes of this world-recognised design firm.

Sue Timney's client list appeals to fellow creatives and includes such names as Ringo Starr, Miranda Richardson, Alan Rickman, Billy Connelly, Paul Smith, Elton John, Betty Jackson, Duro Olowu and Stella McCartney.

There will be a new book, published by Pointed Leaf Press as a monograph, accompanying the exhibition.


Fashion & Textile Museum
83 Bermondsey Street, London, SE1 3XF
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Exhibitions Tue-Sat 11am-6pm; Sun 11am-5pm (Thu till 8pm)

£9.90 (conc £7.70; student £6)

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