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Jacqueline Ayer

Jacqueline Ayer (1930–2012) had a career that spanned many creative fields. She began as a fashion illustrator, and later turned her hand to children’s books, textiles and garments, as she worked in New York, Paris, London, Bangkok, Hong Kong and across India.

This exhibition focuses on Ayer's years in Bangkok, Thailand (1956–63). Inspired by the people, patterns, and places around her, she created vibrant children's books and launched her textile company, Design Thai.

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Jacqueline Ayer

Ayer's daughter, Bet, speaks about her mother's life and career.

3 minutes 55 seconds