Leah Manwaring, is a Sydney based surface designer and educator, who has been creating patterns and design solutions for industry leaders in the home and interiors markets for over 15 years. She has worked with brands such as de Gournay, Charles Parsons, Cloth Fabric and Brintons.
Drawing from her early career experiences as a Postgraduate Apprentice at The Fabric Workshop and Museum in Philadelphia, USA; Printmaker in Residence at Megalo Access Arts Inc, Canberra; Artist in Residence at Centre Design et Impression Textile in Montréal, Canada; Leah Manwaring has established a small footprint textile studio to hand print small batch sustainable fabrics.
Leah Manwaring’s designs combine her love of creating graphic patterns and exciting colour stories for many types of products. Being inspired in her own design practice she enjoys sharing her knowledge as an educator at iscd - International School of Colour and Design.