Florence Spurling is a designer and maker who specializes in hand crafted and embellished textiles. Originally from Oxfordshire, England, Florence trained in London, completing her BA in textile design and an MA in textiles at Chelsea College of Art and The Royal College of Art. Shortly after obtaining her masters, Florence moved to the United States to work as a sweater designer at the Anthropologie headquarters in Philadelphia.
In 2014, she launched Florence Spurling Studio as a platform to showcase contemporary couture fabrics. The studio ethos maintains a respect for skilled handwork and continues to elevate craft techniques into a modern and experimental context. Florence also translates her designs into modern hand knitting patterns and tactile jewelry. In addition to designing, Florence teaches at Parsons School of Design in the Fashion Design BFA program.