Niwaki Pavilion, RHS Hampton Court Show  July 2017 The 2nd outing of our Douglas Fir and Fleece membrane clad pavilion designed and built for Niwaki at Hampton Court show  last week. 

Niwaki Pavilion, RHS Hampton Court Show 

July 2017

The 2nd outing of our Douglas Fir and Fleece membrane clad pavilion designed and built for Niwaki at Hampton Court show  last week. 

Niwaki Pavilion, RHS Chelsea Flower Show  May 2017 A temporary pavilion showcasing Niwaki's Japanese tools, Niwaki's stand was awarded four stars at Chelsea Flower Show this year. Made with a Douglas fir structure, the silver fleece membrane covering the roof protects from rain and sun in equal measure.

Niwaki Pavilion, RHS Chelsea Flower Show 

May 2017

A temporary pavilion showcasing Niwaki's Japanese tools, Niwaki's stand was awarded four stars at Chelsea Flower Show this year. Made with a Douglas fir structure, the silver fleece membrane covering the roof protects from rain and sun in equal measure.

John Sheehy - Studio Voltaire April 2017 An 'in progress' shot - the exhibition design called for an honest approach to materials and an alternative to a traditional hang - as well as requiring the display of a large quantity of varied works.  The exhibition continues until 25 June 2017. 

John Sheehy - Studio Voltaire

April 2017

An 'in progress' shot - the exhibition design called for an honest approach to materials and an alternative to a traditional hang - as well as requiring the display of a large quantity of varied works.  The exhibition continues until 25 June 2017. 

Oak coffee table and two trestles - Pace Gallery April 2017 Solid oak trestle tables and triangle leg coffee table made for Pace's Mayfair gallery.  

Oak coffee table and two trestles - Pace Gallery

April 2017

Solid oak trestle tables and triangle leg coffee table made for Pace's Mayfair gallery.

 

Niwaki offices and showroom December 2016 The offices and showroom we designed for Japanese tool suppler Niwaki in Wiltshire are nearing completion. Vertical grain Douglas Fir timber and T&G chipboard panels.

Niwaki offices and showroom

December 2016

The offices and showroom we designed for Japanese tool suppler Niwaki in Wiltshire are nearing completion. Vertical grain Douglas Fir timber and T&G chipboard panels.

House of Voltaire, 2016 November 2016 The fourth House of Voltaire store which we designed and built opens 18 November on Cork Street in Mayfair. 

House of Voltaire, 2016

November 2016

The fourth House of Voltaire store which we designed and built opens 18 November on Cork Street in Mayfair. 

Pine tables - Cardiff University September 2016 55 solid pine tables for Cardiff University Architecture Department. 3 tonnes worth! Simple, robust pieces with clever festool knock down connector fittings.  

Pine tables - Cardiff University

September 2016

55 solid pine tables for Cardiff University Architecture Department. 3 tonnes worth! Simple, robust pieces with clever festool knock down connector fittings.  

Wrong London @ Hay House Copenhagen August 2016 Cork lighting display wall and exhibition furniture that we made for Wrong London for use in HAY stores. We installed versions in Amsterdam and this one in the flagship store in Copenhagen. 

Wrong London @ Hay House Copenhagen

August 2016

Cork lighting display wall and exhibition furniture that we made for Wrong London for use in HAY stores. We installed versions in Amsterdam and this one in the flagship store in Copenhagen. 

Trestles - Juergen Teller Studio  May 2016 Ash trestles and tabletops for Juergen Teller's beautiful new studio by 6a Architects

Trestles - Juergen Teller Studio

 May 2016

Ash trestles and tabletops for Juergen Teller's beautiful new studio by 6a Architects

Place & Repeat - V&A  May 6th - 10th 2016 An exhibition installation we made showcasing fabric designed by six artists who were inspired by the V&A's collection as part of a fantastic project by Intoart.

Place & Repeat - V&A

 May 6th - 10th 2016

An exhibition installation we made showcasing fabric designed by six artists who were inspired by the V&A's collection as part of a fantastic project by Intoart.

Work Table April 2016 An Oak Work Table with white laminate tabletop. 1.4m x 2.6m

Work Table

April 2016

An Oak Work Table with white laminate tabletop. 1.4m x 2.6m

Wrong.London Milan 2016 April 2016 A cork exhibition stand we designed and made for the launch of lighting brand Wrong.London which was on at Pelota in Milan between 12th & 18th of April. 

Wrong.London Milan 2016

April 2016

A cork exhibition stand we designed and made for the launch of lighting brand Wrong.London which was on at Pelota in Milan between 12th & 18th of April. 

The Inoperative Community - Raven Row December 2015 Upholstered benches that we designed and made to seat over 50 visitors to ‘The Inoperative Community’, the current exhibition of film and video at Raven Row, London on from 3 December 2015 - 14 February 2016.

The Inoperative Community - Raven Row

December 2015

Upholstered benches that we designed and made to seat over 50 visitors to ‘The Inoperative Community’, the current exhibition of film and video at Raven Row, London on from 3 December 2015 - 14 February 2016.

Kartsen Schubert & Tomasso Brothers - Frieze Masters London 2015

October 2015

An 'in progress' photo of the larch plywood display furniture we have just designed and built for a fascinating presentation of Bridget Riley paintings and Neoclassical marble and bronze heads at this year's Frieze masters exhibition.  

Allied Editions - Frieze London 2015

October 2015

We built and installed new furniture for the Allied Editions stand and Frieze London which we design each year. Supplementing the existing family of poplar display furniture are a pair of long island units with linoleum surfaces and plenty of hidden storage behind sliding painted ply doors.  

Wrong for Hay - Design Junction Exhibition

September 2015

We designed, fabricated and installed Wrong for Hay's exhibition showcasing their lighting collection at this years Design Junction in London. A modular family of plinths, panels and props were all made from cork/rubber sheet to provide a quiet and tactile background for the various displays and counters, Photo by Ola O Smith

Larch Folding Bench

July 2015

A special batch of our folding benches in Siberian Larch. Read more here.

The Jam - About The Young Idea

June 2015

Installation is underway of a Somerset House exhibition about The Jam we have designed together with curator Tory Turk, Nicky Weller and Russell Reader. Lovely graphics by Anthony Burrell. Opening on 25th June. 

Niwaki

June 2015

Components of an exhibition stand for Japanese tool supplier Niwaki. 40 trays, 10 frames, and 5 angled wedges form a modular system that can assembled in a multitude of configurations . All made from quarter sawn Douglas Fir.  Read more here.

Long work tables

May 2015

We made and installed 7 different Douglas Fir office tables The family of tables including this 6m long version is a development of our Long Work Table design. 

Künstlerhaus Stuttgart

March 2015

A new temporary auditorium space within the Künstlerhaus which we designed for the inaugural exhibition under the directorship of Fatima Helberg. 'Container and Contained' will run from 27 March to 31 May 2015: Kunstlerhaus exhibitions.

 

RIBA - 77 Portland Place February 2015 We installed tables in the new Royal Institute of British Architects building in London and produced a special batch of a new design we are currently developing for production.  Triangular section  beech legs and a linoleum covered plywood tabletop. More here.

RIBA - 77 Portland Place

February 2015

We installed tables in the new Royal Institute of British Architects building in London and produced a special batch of a new design we are currently developing for production.  Triangular section  beech legs and a linoleum covered plywood tabletop. More here.

Wimbledon College of Art January 2015 The interior we designed for the new studio building at Wimbledon College of Art has just been installed. Desks for 80 students and a simple system of movable panels and desk screens. Read more here.  

Wimbledon College of Art

January 2015

The interior we designed for the new studio building at Wimbledon College of Art has just been installed. Desks for 80 students and a simple system of movable panels and desk screens. Read more here.

 

House of Voltaire December 2014 Thursday 18th Dec -  We will be shopkeepers at House of Voltaire together with the other members of store's design team, APFEL and 6a Architects. Come and see us for a drink and a mince pie between 5 & 8:30pm, and do some last minute christmas shopping to support the fantastic Studio Voltaire. Artworks for sale include unique works, editions, fashion collaborations, homewares and furniture, by the likes of Jeremy Deller, David Shrigley, Jim Lambie, Ella Kruglyanskaya, Wolfgang Tillmans & Peter Saville to name but a few.     

House of Voltaire

December 2014

Thursday 18th Dec -  We will be shopkeepers at House of Voltaire together with the other members of store's design team, APFEL and 6a Architects. Come and see us for a drink and a mince pie between 5 & 8:30pm, and do some last minute christmas shopping to support the fantastic Studio Voltaire.

Artworks for sale include unique works, editions, fashion collaborations, homewares and furniture, by the likes of Jeremy Deller, David Shrigley, Jim Lambie, Ella Kruglyanskaya, Wolfgang Tillmans & Peter Saville to name but a few.   

 

House of Voltaire November 2014 Once again we designed and built Studio Voltaire's biannual pop up shop which opens 12th Nov at 39-40 Albermarle Street, in Mayfair, London.  Support this year is from fashion house Chloé, Photos of the finished store to follow soon.   

House of Voltaire

November 2014

Once again we designed and built Studio Voltaire's biannual pop up shop which opens 12th Nov at 39-40 Albermarle Street, in Mayfair, London.  Support this year is from fashion house Chloé, Photos of the finished store to follow soon. 

 

Allied Editions October 2014 Allied Editions stand at Frieze Art Fair, London  - components of the system we designed and built over the last few years are reconfigured to suit the dimensions of this years space. Here's the stand prior to the arrival and installation of the artworks. 

Allied Editions

October 2014

Allied Editions stand at Frieze Art Fair, London  - components of the system we designed and built over the last few years are reconfigured to suit the dimensions of this years space. Here's the stand prior to the arrival and installation of the artworks. 

Wrong for Hay

September 2014

We are proud to announce that production versions of our Wooden trestle Screw top leg stool are being launched during London Design Festival by Wrong for Hay, and should be available for retail in the near future. Prototypes are on display at their showroom at 32 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1H 9AB between 18th & 21st Sept 2014. 

 

Hult work tables  September 2014 We have made & installed 4no 3m long work tables at the new Hult Business School Campus in East London. Click here for more information.  

Hult work tables 

September 2014

We have made & installed 4no 3m long work tables at the new Hult Business School Campus in East London. Click here for more information.

 

Beech trestles August 2014 White beech wooden trestles shipped to Studio Tom Emerson at ETHZ.  

Beech trestles

August 2014

White beech wooden trestles shipped to Studio Tom Emerson at ETHZ.

 

Yvonne Rainer at Raven Row July 2014 We have been working with Raven Row on the exhibition design of 'Yvonne Rainer: Dance Works'  running from 11th July to 10th August 2014. 

Yvonne Rainer at Raven Row

July 2014

We have been working with Raven Row on the exhibition design of 'Yvonne Rainer: Dance Works'  running from 11th July to 10th August 2014. 

WO circular table  July 2014 The first batch of circular tables commissioned by Wolff Olins for their London studios.  

WO circular table 

July 2014

The first batch of circular tables commissioned by Wolff Olins for their London studios.

 

Craft Council exhibition Space Crafts

May 2014

Screw top leg stool has been selected for inclusion  in a Crafts Council Exhibition called Space Craft about Makers and Architecture, 1st May - 1st June at Platform Gallery, Habitat, Kings Road, London.  Click here for more information.

Photo by Sophie Mutevelian

 

 

Print Shop April 2014 We  designed, fabricated & installed the fit-out at The Print Shop in Piccadilly Circus Underground Station concourse, a temporary store to celebrate 150 years of Art on the Underground. Open from 8th - 19th April.  Further details here.  

Print Shop

April 2014

We  designed, fabricated & installed the fit-out at The Print Shop in Piccadilly Circus Underground Station concourse, a temporary store to celebrate 150 years of Art on the Underground. Open from 8th - 19th April.  Further details here.  

Karsten Schubert office February 2014 We have designed and overseen the refurbishment of new office space for a London based gallery. See here for project details  

Karsten Schubert office

February 2014

We have designed and overseen the refurbishment of new office space for a London based gallery. See here for project details

 

Stephen Willats January 2014 Raven Row - Steven Willats exhibition - We have just completed the exhibition design for the current Steven Willats show at Raven Row  

Stephen Willats

January 2014

Raven Row - Steven Willats exhibition - We have just completed the exhibition design for the current Steven Willats show at Raven Row

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Science Practice studio

December 2013

We have just installed 18 desk spaces with oak versions of the Wooden Trestle

Drawing room furniture

October 2013

We have just completed some folding tables & benches and a plan chest for The Drawing Room in Bermondsey. The furniture forms part of the Outset Study, a reference library of drawing in international contemporary art.

 

Borough Kitchen

September 2013

A shop fit-out we have designed in London's Borough Market has now opened! More details soon.

Design Junction

September 2013

We are excited to be launching recent furniture projects at Design Junction during London Design Festival (19 - 22 September 2013). We will be showing: Wooden trestleFolding timber benchScrew-top stoolBB folding table and benchFogo Island Inn stacking chair & Fogo Island Inn table. Come & visit us at Stand S16. Photo credit: Ben Anders / Laura Fulmine

 

 

Coco Chanel

September 2013

We have just completed the design & fabrication of Coco Chanel: A New Portrait by Marion Pike Paris 1967-1971 at The Fashion Space Gallery at London College of Fashion. The show runs from 05/09 - 15/11. More details soon.

 

Borough Kitchen

August 2013

An exciting new shop fit-out project we have designed has started on site. Due to open this autumn, more details soon.

 

Elmo Bus furniture

July 2013

We have just completed some folding benches & tables for East London Mobile Workshop, a converted bus which will be touring east London running artist workshops & events from August.

 

Fogo Island Inn opens

June 2013

Fogo Island Inn featuring some of our chairs & tables is now open. The products will be shown together for the first time during London Design Festival in September. 

 

Richard Hollis ECAL

April 2013

Richard Hollis exhibition will be shown at ECAL, Lausanne from 24 April - 17 May

Richard Hollis Pompidou Centre

February 2013

Richard Hollis exhibition will be shown at the Centre Pompidou, Paris from 20 February - 11 March 2013. Photograph by Herve Veronese.

NK Dale

January 2013

I have returned from an incredible residency at NK Dale in Norway where I had the chance to explore working with green wood & develop projects.

House of Voltaire

November 2012

We have designed & built the 2012 House of Voltaire temporary shop in collaboration with 6a Architects & APFEL / Jamie Reid. Open from 21 November – 15 December at 17a Adam's Row, Mayfair W1. More details here.

Tall Wooden trestle

October 2012

I have just finished some bespoke versions of the Wooden trestle, The 900mm high pine trestles were commissioned for displaying models.

Allied Editions

October 2012

Frieze 2012: We have designed & built the stand for Allied Editions to display prints & multiples from: Camden Arts Centre, Chisenhale Gallery, Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), Serpentine Gallery, Studio Voltaire, & the Whitechapel Gallery. Click here for more details.

APG

September 2012

I have been designing the installations for the next exhibition at Raven Row with the show curators. The Individual and the Organisation: Artist Placement Group 1966-79 runs from 27 September to 16 December 2012. Click here for more details.

Liverpool Biennial

August 2012

I have been working with curators at Liverpool Biennial to design two exhibitions within the old Royal Mail Sorting Office in the centre of the city. New Contemporaries & City States will run from 15 September to 25 November 2012 at Copperas Hill Building. Further details to follow.

The Real Truth. A Worlds Fair.

 

July 2012

I have been designing the installations for The Real Truth. A World's Fair. at Raven Row with Suzanne Treister & the show curators. The exhibition will be open for 4 weekends only, from 28 July to 19 August. See here for details.

The Honey Club Ger

July 2012

Jack & I led a one-day workshop with The Honey Club & local youth volunteers to build an interpretation of a Mongolian ger structure for their rooftop garden near Kings Cross as part of the London Festival of Architecture. Click here for a short film of the day; more details.

Jo Spence exhibition

June 2012

I have just designed & installed a retrospective of artist Jo Spence split between 2 venues at Space Gallery & Studio Voltaire. Click for more information on Jo Spence: Work (Part I) 1 June - 15 July; Jo Spence: Work (Part II) 13 June - 11 August. Click here for more details.

Raw Craft exhibition 

May 2012

I am showing Wooden Trestle & previewing prototypes of the Fogo Island Stacking Chair as part of Raw Craft. This touring show organised by the Crafts Council will be launched at COLLECT, Saatchi Gallery, London 11 - 14 May. Click here for more information on the exhibition & a short film describing the story behind the pieces & here for tour locations.

Richard Hollis exhibition

March 2012

I have just completed the design & installation for a retrospective exhibition of Richard Hollis' work at Gallery Libby Sellers (23 March - 28 April). Click here for more details.

Very tall trestle 

February 2012

I have just finished some bespoke versions of Wooden trestle for an architectural office in Geneva. The 1.3m high oak trestles were commissioned for displaying large scale models at eye level.

NKD

January 2012

I am very happy to have been selected for a 3 month residency in Norway this autumn. Click here for more info on the Nordic Artists' Centre.

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House refurbishment & extension, London W4

December 2011

Planning Permission has been granted! Click here for project details.

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House extension, London N8

Rooflight has been installed & the extension is now watertight. Click here for project details.

115

November 2011

New studio: We have moved to a new workshop & studio at Workspace Cooperative 115 in north London.

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House extension, London N8

September 2011

Works have commenced on site in Crouch End. Click here for project details.

Design Junction 2011

September 2011

London Design Festival: Wooden Trestle & Folding Timber Bench were on display at designjunction between 22nd - 25th September. Visit their website for more details.

Design Exchange 

August 2011

Design Exchange: I came across the summer 2011 edition of this magazine which features an image of the trestles & lino tabletops I made for the ICA studio. It has a good article about the project & comments from Steph at 6a Architects about the process of creating the new room, & their work as Architects in Residence at the ICA.

Fogo Island

August 2011

I have just returned from my second visit to Fogo Island, Newfoundland where I have spent an enjoyable fortnight in a timber workshop prototyping tables, chairs & benches.

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Floating Cinema

July 2011

I have just designed & installed some fold-down seating for the Floating Cinema barge which launched on 1st July.

ICA Studio

June 2011

ICA Studio in collaboration with 6a Architects has just opened. Click here for project details.

Fogo Island

March 2011

I have just been to visit the site of an exciting new project on snowy Fogo Island in Newfoundland, Canada.

Trestle in Icon

February 2011

Wooden Trestle is featured in the March issue of ICON magazine as part of a selection of objects of desire by Tom Emerson of 6a Architects.

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Mexico

January 2011

I have just returned from a three week trip across the eastern part of Mexico from the Yucatán peninsula to México DF. Mayan ruins, colonial towns, Aztec temples, Barragán buildings, Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo's studios, 1950's concrete & margaritas.

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Helsinki & Stockholm

December 2010

Study visit with fellow tutors & students from LMU undergraduate architecture Studio 5 to Helsinki & Stockholm in blizzard conditions. A packed itinerary entailing: an extensive selection of Alvar Aalto buildings including: his House, Studio, House of Culture, Academic Bookstore, Finlandia Hall, University campus at Otaniemi & various office buildings; Temppeliaukio Church by Timo & Tuomo Suomalaine; Tapiola Church by Aarno Ruusuvuori; Studio of Johan Celsing; Peter Celsing's Archive & Kulturhuset arts complex; Ralph Erskine's summer cabin; Skogskyrkogården by Asplund & Lewerentz.

House of Voltaire 

November 2010

House of Voltaire at 19 Bruton Place, London W1: 11th November to 4th December 2010. Temporary shop installation, designed in conjunction with 6a Architects for arts organisation Studio Voltaire. Click here for more details. Photography by Martin Hartley