About Porcupine Rocks
Modern African interiors, showcasing imaginative fabrics and bespoke creations for the home
Based in a small village in West Sussex, design studio Porcupine Rocks aims to bring imaginative fabrics and bespoke creations into the interiors world. Founded by stylist Paula Goodburn, over the years she has curated a portfolio of talented artists, crafters and textile designers and it was this eclectic tribe of creatives that led to the birth of Porcupine Rocks Design Studio in 2013. A fourth generation South African, Paula has very strong roots in Kwa-Zulu Natal. Her passion for design, general curiosity, attention to detail, endless enthusiasm for travel and love for all things ‘home’ forms the foundation of Porcupine Rocks. With a patchwork career ranging from working on a safari camp to television production, jewellery design to commercial restaurant design Paula has boundless creative energy.
Just before lockdown (the first of many) Paula teamed up with her good friend Suze. Known as Captain Clipboard by her friends Suze takes organisation to another level. It’s engrained in her after many years working in Property, Politics, Fashion and Events between England and Germany. Suze also has a very artistic hand. In 2019 they decided to bring textiles and fabrics centre stage. Working closely with a number of award winning fabric designers in South Africa a unique and eclectic collection of fabrics was formed.
With never a dull moment this dynamic duo welcome visitors by appointment. It’s well worth the adventure and you will be sure to leave with an arm full of fabulous fabrics and a mind buzzing with creativity and warm hearted energy.
Their fabric collections are either screen printed by hand, rotary or digitally printed on organic cottons, linens and hemp base cloths. All fabrics are printed to order with lead times of approximately 3-4 weeks.