I studied Furniture making in Glasgow and High Wycombe and during this time one of the design ideas that excited me was to design furniture which would reflect something of Shetlands culture and landscape. In Glasgow the most famous local architect and furniture designer was Charles Rennie MacKintosh. After I first moved to Glasgow I […]
This sideboard was the first commission that we finished in the new workshop. The client had been looking for a cabinet to fit a space in the house but could find nothing mass produced that was suitable. This is what we do really well. We can take you idea and turn it into a reality. […]
It’s great when you here from clients that have commissioned furniture from you in the past. Strangely annoying when you remember that you never did get any good photographs of the piece that you made for them and that you have a recollection that you really did enjoy making the piece and wonder how it […]
I have just finished this beautiful coffee table. This is the second coffee table this year which I have made using awesome bubinga for the top of the table. The timber grows with rich red hardwood and light coloured sapwood which is a really amazing contrast. The legs are shaped using my signature shaping technique […]
Recently we’ve been busy with a number of commission pieces, and I was sorting through some previous work that hadn’t made it onto the website yet. Here’s a selection of our updates, old and new. See what you think.
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Design brief: Self assembly furniture is commonly seem as cheap and poor quality. How can we change this?
Inspiration: When on a trip to Norway I was working in a museum and noticed a traditional method which was used to construct traditional barns from large logs.
Idea: That same construction would work very well in furniture. You can make a beautiful […]
Creepies were originally used for milking cows and additional seats in the traditional croft houses. I have taken the basic design and given it a modern twist. These stools have numerous uses from extra seating, footstools, extra height for those hard to reach places, a place to rest whilst putting on your shoes, the list […]