We are enormously proud and very flattered that a pair of our ‘Finback’ chairs were commissioned by Sir Nicholas and Lady Goodison for the permanent collection of 20-21st Century British crafts which they have given to the Fitzwilliam Museum through the Art Fund. We are amongst very eminent and interesting company.
Read more about the Goodison’s gift here on the Fitzwilliam Museum website.
In the interview which marks the introduction to the catalogue, Nicholas comments on the way that he and Judith saw an opportunity in the 1990s to support ‘contemporary craftsmen and women in Britain who were producing objects of demonstrable quality’ …while at the same time adding a dimension to the Fitzwilliam which, despite its legendary ceramics collections had ‘hardly any examples (of modern craft)’.
Following our commission to design and make furniture for The Royal Oak in Swallowcliffe, we were determined they should have furniture made from local timber. Wiltshire ash took the lions share…
It has been a privilege to work with Hollie’s parents Nick and Mandy, her sister Chloe and their wider family, in creating a memorial bench for Hollie…