microbia ottoman

This fabric design was inspired by a trip to the Microbe Museum in Amsterdam.

Each little petri dish contains a world of microscopic life and death;

botulism, Legionaries disease, Ebola and streptococci to name a few.

I designed this fabric long before Coronavirus came along and decimated the civilized world, so I understand that the image of anything in a petri dish has taken a bit of a nose dive.

Just remember, the vaccine was found lurking in a petri dish too.

I have covered a set of chairs in the same fabric which you will find in Furniture and there is a cushion available in three different colourways in the Cushion Shop.




A re-upholstered second hand Ottoman. Fabric designed by Lorraine Osborne. Printed on heavy Panama cotton at The Glasgow School of Art. Acid yellow Microbia fabric lining. Yellow enamel casters.


Height 45cm Width 108cm Depth 45cm


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