WOOD : GLASS : PAPER – Eleanor Lakelin

Image credit: Eleanor Lakelin, Echoes of Amphora: Vase I/22, 24 x 24 x 52.5cm, Horse Chestnut Burr It is such a shame that we will not be able to travel to London to see Eleanor Lakelin’s amazing new work Echoes of Amphora: Vase I/22 and Basaltes Vessel at the...

A beacon of light

Image credit: Concept sketch by Norman Foster, Foster + Partners How do you create a symbol for a new unified Germany? Sir Norman Foster designed a concept to sensitively peel away architectural layers and integrate the original sense of democracy within the...

Thinking in Lace

© Melanie Markovic Once Julien Feller discovered the work of Grinling Gibbons during his studies in wood carving, his path was set out. He taught himself the required skills to cut intricate details of traditional Belgium lace patterns in wood and has over the years...

Signs & Wonders

Edmund de Waal: Signs & Wonders, V&A London. © Rittergut & Runnymede On our recent trip to London, we took the opportunity to visit one of our favourite museums, the V&A to see some of Edmund de Waal’s work. Signs & Wonders is a collection of...

Crafts meets new technology

© Hamish Mackie When craft meets modern technology. The combination of the 2, traditional techniques and modern manufacturing methods can create something new, something that can only be created by taking the best of both worlds. The British sculptor Hamish Mackie...

Bootmatched Pippy Oak

© Rittergut&Runnymede The beauty of bookmatched pippy oak. Once you see it you can never unsee it… Nice little detail from one of our Cornu collector’s cabinets.  ...

Edward Homa’s H106 chair

© POLITURA www.politura-berlin.de A piece of furniture too unconventional for the time of its creation. Edward Homa designed the H106 chair in 1967. It had to be approved by a central committee of the furniture industry – like all other furniture designs to be...

Lettres à Camondo, I

Edmund deWaal, Lettres à Camondo, I,2021. Porcelain, gold, oak, liquid china clay, steel, and lead ©Edmund de Waal. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Alzbeta Jaresova The Lettres à Camondo exhibition shows many objects by Edmund de Waal which act as memorials for the...