Esther creates textiles using organic materials. Influenced by her highland environment she continues to explore the dimension of fragility and strength: presence and erosion.
Isabelle is a Masterbookbinder based at the OWL & LION, her specialty is 18th Century Leather Binding and marbling and printing traditional decorative papers.
Handmade furniture made to customer’s designs in solid native and imported hardwoods. A design service offering 3-dimensional drawings is available. All domestic furniture and fire surrounds are produced, plus domestic and commercial display equipment. Styles range from antique reproductions to ultra modern. Traditional furniture restoration using French polishing or varnishing can be performed as required.
Purple Pomegranate jewellery is the work of Jesse Ball. She lives in the hills of Dumfries and Galloway, and her jewellery is crafted using buttons, silver, semi precious gemstones and other found objects.
Contemporary, modern-styled furniture using clean, sweeping lines.
Materials are solid timber (Ash, Elm, Yew, Sycamore) and high quality Birch Ply, with inlays of exotic materials such as ivory and shell (artificial substitutes).
From his workshop near Dunbar in East Lothian, John works mainly to commission on a wide range of bespoke furniture and related timber projects. These objects mostly involve Scottish hardwoods as the main material, and sometimes incorporate small metal, slate or reclaimed materials for detail.
John's furniture can be described as clean lined, simple and highly functional. And also has a sense of robustness where the natural beauty of the timber enhances the over all design.
At Joseph Ryan we Design, Manufacture & Retail furniture from our base in the Merchant City of Glasgow.
We use Scottish Hardwoods such as Elm and Oak to make Bespoke Kitchens, Coffee Tables, Dining Tables, Mirrors,Wine Racks, from Traditional to Contemporary.
A Wee Bit of Light Relief is a collaborative venture by three Edinburgh based makers. Their practise as individuals straddles a variety of disciplines – Julia trained as a textile artist, Clare as a sculptor and Rebecca as a ceramicist.
Their flagship piece is the eponymously titled ‘A Wee Bit of Light Relief’; a range of chandeliers in different sizes and configurations consisting of household objects, delicately cast in low relief, white, Bone China.
Susan Jones has always had fun with sewing, but recently she has begun selling her delightful crafts. She worked as a physical Education teacher in Glasgow schools for 30 years. Always creating soft furnishings for her home and others. Now that her two boys are at University she has time to devote to her crafting.
Designer and creator of unique, contemporary accessories and knitwear.