Making

Dewar Glassware by David Derksen is the Flask Vase, Flask Light and Dewar Light designed for Objects for Sale, an exhibit during Dutch Design Week 2012. The collection is the result of a continuing investigation into the beauty, form and manufacturing techniques found in scientific glassware. Read the rest of this entry »

Here at Lin Morris we love to learn about companies who make their products locally and who are doing their bit to keep a manufacturing traditions alive. This week we learned about French brand, Yves Delorme, who still weave their luxury linens at their factory in Haubourdin near Lille in France. Read the rest of this entry »

Tucked away in an area of protected woodland on the Pembrokeshire coast, the Melin Trewynt woollen mill is almost too idyllic to be real. Last month I had the pleasure of visiting and speaking to its owners Eifion and Amanda Griffiths who gave me a tour of their factory, mill, shop and studios. You can read the full article for Dwell magazine here, but below are some of the edited images and excerpts from my interview with Eifion and Amanda. Read the rest of this entry »

You couldn’t imagine a more picture perfect example of rural England than the gardens and pottery workshop at Whichford in Warwickshire. Established in 1976 by Jim and Dominique Keeling, Whichford Pottery is a family run business that employs and trains highly-skilled local craftsmen to make a wide range of terracotta flower pots. Read the rest of this entry »