Furniture

Design For Life Part II: Russell Pinch

British furniture designer Russell Pinch is the first to admit that he has benefited from the democratisation of his industry. “A decade ago I was a side story,” he says. It was a side story that explored craftsmanship, quality and authenticity as themes, one that challenged the dominant Italian manufacturers and railed against mass production. […]

A Space Odyssey: Chelsea’s Bluebird Garage welcomes Timothy Oulton

To call the average object made by Manchester-born furniture designer Timothy Oulton “a conversation piece” is almost certainly doing it a gross injustice. Take, for example, his Axel table, whose top was made entirely from wood taken from Chinese fishing junks; or what about the Aviator Tomcat – an armchair inspired by the much feared/revered […]