St Paul side table
Bianco Mono / Charcoal Mono top with mild steel base
When I went to school in central London they started cleaning St. Paul's cathedral. Slowly it emerged from a century of London grime; going from blackened stone to pale elegance. I kept those forms and material qualities in mind when designing this.
During the mild steel's manufacturing process a dark grey scale forms on the outside of the bar, I left this on the inside and only ground the exterior to reveal the silvery metal.
Azure Mono, Oak Beam, Oak blocks
Produced for ByHand with Makerversity at TABLE by Spring London.
I had reclaimed this section of oak beam and it had been sitting in the workshop waiting for a good use. When I was asked to provide some surfaces for a showcase of Makerversity members I put together this table using an Azure Mono tile. Once again just responding to my materials and seeing how they work together.
Ivory Duo side table
When I decided to start making some Foresso furniture I found it very easy to get caught up in endless sketching, CAD drafting and obsessing over detail, when I came to actually making the pieces it felt wrong to heavily process my stock of timber to meet a cutting list.
Instead, I laid out the materials I wanted to use and just started responding to them, resulting in this side table.
Walnut bench with Foresso feet
I found these beautiful planks in amongst a pallet full of strange walnut pieces and waney edged blocks that were used for another project. I wanted to do a minimum of cutting and planing to not waste any of the timber.
Chips were made from the few offcuts and I then cast the Foresso feet directly around the legs so that they are integral to the bench.
1950 (w) x 630 (d) x 740 (h) mm
Bespoke desk in 'Harris' blue with Oak burr and quarter sawn Sycamore. Desk structure and legs also in Sycamore.
I designed the desk and Foresso top to fit with the birch plywood interior and mid-century furniture without losing sight of the island's location and atmosphere. Each individual timber chip was checked by hand to ensure that they all met strict aesthetic standards.