The owner of one the mills Neisha had been working with for years came to see her with his agent on a routine visit. He was struck by the amount of designs that she had hanging up on the studio walls, not yet produced. He also spotted her newly published book ‘Life of A Pattern‘ and which he took back with him .The following week Neisha was on a train to the mill in Brussels to discuss developing new designs .As a result of this ,a few years later Neisha produced the ESPALIER collection of weaves prints and wallpapers and trimmings with Schumacher.
The international popularity of her scarf collections encouraged Neisha to move her designs on to wallpapers and fabrics. The interest in printing techniques she developed whilst at the RCA, is an important element of her work and has led to the forging of close working relationships with all the mills and printers that produce her designs today.
Christopher Farr Neisha Crosland 2019
It was a meeting with Michal Silva the creative director of Christopher Farr Cloth to discuss a book she was writing on designers Phyllis Barron and Dorothy Larcher, that led to the decision to do a collection together. Michal has a signature colour sense and eye for quality hand screen printing that she uses so brilliantly to bring together a group of different design personalities and styles under one roof .Neisha is in the company of her design heros Raoul Dufy and Barron and Larcher .