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Genevieve Bennett

Genevieve Bennett is an award-winning London-based designer. Her work references the tradition of decorative arts whilst being enabled by sophisticated technology and innovative techniques. Working with luxury natural materials, she applies an instinctive command of pattern and a commitment to craft to create pieces which are timelessly elegant and thoroughly contemporary.

After gaining a Masters in Printed and Embroidered Textiles at the Royal College of Art, Genevieve worked as a consultant for 8 years, designing extensive and unique collections of home accessories for brands such as Habitat and Wedgwood, with many designs becoming best sellers.

In 2008 she established her own studio. Committed to the pursuit of exploring and cross pollenating intriguing pattern, luxury materials and innovative techniques to create exquisite, covetable and lasting pieces. Genevieve creates pieces which reward the owner with a lifetime of quiet pleasure.

Genevieve derives inspiration from three-dimensional sculptural forms and surface relief, which she combines with innovative techniques and her own striking pattern. Working closely with clients to develop individual works on a commission basis. Genevieve’s signature leatherwork is used for bespoke wall-coverings, artworks, furniture and mirrors and is much sought-after by interior designers and private collectors globally. Her work has been commissioned for the world’s finest hotels, yachts, restaurants and private residences.

All her leatherwork work is crafted, by hand in London using the finest materials.

 

Photo credit: 
Andrew Ogilvy