Bonnie Ashley

Step aside Bonnie & Clyde it time for Bonnie & Neil…

In a small Melbourne studio lurks the creative magic of Bonnie Ashley and Neil Downie from, appropriately enough, Bonnie and Neil. The duo are perfectly matched with Bonnie’s love of vintage fabric and her background in textile design, blending with Neil’s exceptional skill of designing and making furniture.

The result is a clever twist on Australiana ( happily, minus any cringe factor).

Hand printed cushions (image: Bonnie and Neil)

All their products are handmade using reclaimed timber and hand printed using water based inks. I love the use of geometric patterns mixed with native Australian flora and fauna. Continue reading