People and Places

Today we launch a collection of limited edition spoons by the incredibly talentedĀ artist and craftsman, Nic Webb. London-based NicĀ is passionate about working with wood, particularly green wood.

Each spoon that he makes is completely unique and has been hand carved from locally sourced wood using traditional tools and techniques. You can see the full collection in the shop here. We caught up with Nic at his studio in South London to find out a little more about how he came to discover his talent and what is involved in the making of his spoons. 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 »

We met with this month’s Lin Morris Limited Edition designer, Eleanor Bolton, at her east London studio to talk about her design inspirations, how she started out in the industry, and the reality of being a young creative in one of the most expensive cities in the world. Read the rest of this entry »

Snickeriet

May 14th, 2012 Posted In:
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Interiors
People and Places

The clean lines, yet surprising details from new Swedish furniture brand Snickeriet (Swedish for The Carpentry) has caught my eye. Snickeriet is both a commission-based carpentry and furniture brand with in-house production. Karl-Johan Hjerling, creative director and designer, says “As a designer you look for someone who can realize your work. As a cabinetmaker you look for challenging tasks beyond your comfort zone. Snickeriet is a platform at the intersection point, where everything from idea to production is in our own hands. We can let every idea develop as direct as possible, and work with solutions that would have been rejected by most other furniture producers.”

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