Workmanship combined with our selection of noble materials,underpins the ethos of our studio.
Our leather chandelier is sewn by hand in our London workshop.
For the duration of the London Design Festival we set up shop in the windows of the wonderful Farmiloe Building in Clerkenwell, London. Guerrilla contemporary dance attack below...
Each of our projects has a grounding in materiality and motif, to kick off the creative thought process we create mood boards to maintain our focus.
This collection of bespoke textiles was inspired by the mother of pearl work used for this great London tradition. We developed the collection to encompass other symbols and motifs of Great Britain.
Primary research is the starting point for every project the studio undertakes. The Victoria and Albert Museum has been our favourite since study time at the Royal College of Art.
Shagreen leather pierced and intercut with plum hide, placed upon a mirror background.
Preparing for the completed wall panels to be air freighted to Hong Kong for their installation.
Hand finishing the leather panel using air guns and laser cut stencils.
Hand finishing a bitter chocolate box weave leather rug.
Hand stitching the hide border of the box weave rug with an awl and waxed thread.
Nude vegetable tanned leather is our canvas, painting with leather dyes to build up the layers and depth within the design.
Creating surface topography using moulding and hand patinated layers of the design in the studio.
Realising each new moulded design is first trialled through a sample cut.
New design work is worked using hand punches upon paper.
Hand punching leather for application within surface designs.
Prior to sewing our huge leather carpets, we undertake a 'marking up' dry lay to ensure that each panel is compatible with its neighbour, to see how the light falls upon the flow of the natural hair on side.
Our studio is set up to produce huge rugs for both public and private projects. Final finishing of the rug by hand on our 10 meter long tables.