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Nepenthes is a two year young label founded by UTS student Brooke Burden. Initally inspired by hybrids in nature, Brooke took partiular interest in the science behind rare plants and hence settled on the name Nepenthes in 2010. As the labels name suggests, Nepenthes designs are a hybrid of the rare and beautiful, producing unique looks without compromising on flattering silhouettes. Nepenthes designs are an embodiment of natures shadow self and evoke an exotic sense of nostalgia through phosphorus, translucent and bold ready to wear lines.

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Brooke's illustrative style is fast, sketchy and rough ; a doppleganger to Nepenthes signature designs. Bold faces with striking features are a defining detail in both Nepenthes hand drawn and digitally produced illustrations. Just like plants are in the natural world, no two of Brookes illustrations are alike. Leaving no medium untouched, her experimentive taste has appealed to a variety of markets and specialities. All remarkably different in technique, perhaps the only commonality Brookes illustrations share is allure....

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< Left; ‘Three Wise Men’ Mixed Media 594mm x 420mm >Right; ‘Unbuttoned’ Copic Various 420mm x 297mm

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^Previous; ‘In the face of fear” Progresso 60mm x 20mm <Left; ‘Untitled’ Gouche, Ink, Felt Tip 420mm x 297mm

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^Above; ‘Abby’ from series ‘Lonely for you Only’ 2011 Felt tip 420mm x 297mm >Right; ‘Ella’ from series ‘Lonely for you Only’ 2011 Felt Tip 420mm x 297mm

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<Left; ‘Natures Dopplegangers’ from series ‘Lost in Paradise’ Digitally drawn using wacom tablet 297mm x 210mm

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Contact; E design@nepenthesny.com T 0434 722 803 F 02 91 234 635 A 71 mcelhone st potts point nsw 2011

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Series; 2012 Lost in Paradise 2011 On my high horse 2011 Lonely for you only 2010 Secure Measures 2010 Nightfalls 2010 Coughin Coffin

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NEPENTHES ILLUSTRATIONS