Louise Boyland

Having re-trained and changed career herself, Louise Boyland has been ideally placed to offer realistic and practical advice to those who come to SDR also looking to change their careers.

After leaving her IT job in the City, Louise began her new journey into furniture, design and fabrics...Read more

Aiveen Daly

Aiveen Daly is one of the most sought after textile artistry studios in the luxury design arena. The team in North West London regularly hosts some of the top interior designers and architects from across the globe. Working largely to commission, the studio uses fabric manipulation, weave work...Read more

Andrew Tomlin

I am a woodworker based in Bermondsey. I established A.D. Tomlin Furniture in 2012, motivated by the practice of good workmanship and the responsible use of materials.  I strive to provide a service that implements advice and collaboration to bring about a product that is beautiful, reliable,...Read more

Emma Leslie  

Emma is a designer and furniture maker, practicing from her workshop in London, where she also runs The New School of Furniture Making, teaching evening and weekend courses.  

She studied Fine Woodwork at the Building Crafts college where she became the first women ever to win the...Read more

JackJames Furniture

JackJames Furniture are the designer/maker duo of Jackie Brett-Holt and James Read. We graduated from the Building Crafts College Fine Woodwork Diploma in 2014, and due to our similar design aesthetic decided to join forces.

We enjoy interesting storage and furniture solutions for London...Read more

Emma Lacey & Jack Trench

Emma Lacey designs and makes ceramic tableware from her studio in North London. Much of her work is currently hand thrown using a fine stoneware clay and then assembled, manipulated or finished to fully express the tactility and function of each piece. Her most recent project has taken the...Read more

Juan Junca

Juan Junca is a furniture designer and maker with a passion for traditional crafts and modern design. He makes all of his pieces entirely at his workshop in Bermondsey, London.

He makes chairs, tables and cabinets with a modern look. He is inspired by the elegance and simplicity of mid-...Read more

Anders Thams, Nicholas Oldroyd & Martin D. Christensen

Moebe was founded by cabinetmaker Anders Thams and architects Nicholas Oldroyd and Martin D. Christensen, who are behind all of the brand’s designs. This ensures a coherent mode of expression from idea over production to packaging and the finished design.

MOEBE is a Scandinavian design...Read more

Daniel Harrison

Based in Swansea, South Wales, Daniel Harrison is a designer-maker of bespoke furniture creating free-standing and fitted pieces. He has been commissioned to create other work including large sculptural carvings, staircases, fine boxes and other products made using locally sourced sustainable...Read more

Luke Ebbutt James

Originally from Cambridge, Luke studied graphic design at Chelsea College of Art and Design. After five years working in the industry he decided to follow his real passion: woodworking and furniture design. Luke retrained as a cabinet maker, studying fine furniture making at the Building Crafts...Read more

Matt Whiteley

Matt Whiteley studied sculpture and furniture making. He designs and makes wooden furniture that aims to showcase the special qualities of the material and reflect the traditions of cabinetmaking but with an eye toward contemporary design.

His workshop is in Sugarhouse Studios in...Read more

Steve Cook

Steve Cook is a London based designer maker of furniture and objects in wood.

“I love the variety and challenges involved in commissioned work from private clients, architects and public bodies through to collaborations with artists and fellow makers.”

 “The desire to realise my...Read more

Ted Jefferis

Ted Jefferis grew up in a wooden house surrounded by an ancient oak woodland. The son of a boatbuilder. Ted trained as a cabinet maker, he then studied at the Oxford school of architecture where he graduated in 2009. After his formal education, he began making bespoke furniture From his fourth...Read more

TJ Brown

TJ Brown began his career as a seamstress of sorts creating clothing — everything from pants to dresses to hats to shoes — for friends and family who had admired his own hand-sewn style. Upgrading from his mother’s sewing machine to a full-time position in a textile cutting room in London, TJ...Read more

Will Floyd-Maclean

Will Floyd-Maclean & Company undertake a wide range of work from private commissions to large scale architectural projects.

We provide services throughout all stages of the contract, from initial conception, through detailed design to fabrication and installation.

Combining the...Read more

Yinka Ilori

London-based artist Yinka Ilori specialises in telling stories through furniture, inspired by the traditional Nigerian parables and African fabrics that surrounded him as a child. Humorous, provocative and fun, each piece he creates tells a story. Bringing Nigerian verbal traditions into playful...Read more

Kevin Stamper

A true master craftsman, Kevin Stamper designs and painstakingly creates his fine furniture and wall pieces from his Wimbledon studio in London. Kevin’s unique marquetry process has gained him awards through Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers to feature articles by the Wall Street Journal....Read more

Ward van Gemert

Based in the Netherlands, Nightshop is headed up by artist and designer Ward van Gemert. Nightshop’s range of furniture and home accessories are designed as blank canvasses for their distinctive contemporary artwork. The result, highly polished functional items for residential and commercial use...Read more

Dominic Schuster

Dominic developed his interest in art, architecture and antiques when living in Paris in the early 1980s. After returning to London to work in the City he soon realised how important his newly-found interests were to him, and decided to turn his passions into a career. Gifted with an eye for...Read more

<em>Edit Event</em> From the Base up: The 620 Chair Programme
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The immaculately engineered and comfortable seating-system designed, produced and sold by Vitsœ since 1962 is now wearing beautifully tailored linen upholstery. Handmade in Warwickshire and built to last a lifetime and more. Discover the crafted ingenuity at Vitsœ, Marylebone Lane. 


Booking: Not necessary