Cressa McLaren is a glass artist based in Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland. Working from the WASP studios in Kirkcudbright, she produces a range of distinctive contemporary designs including tableware, jewellery and lighting, as well as one-off commission pieces.
Figurative sculpture and portraiture.
Daniel Lacey is an award-winning designer maker of contemporary furniture from wood, based in Langholm. He specialises in bespoke sculptural furniture from local hardwoods.
David has worked in ceramics for over 40 years. Former Head of Ceramics at the Glasgow School of Art (1986 - 1991) he specialises in Raku and designing large high fired plate compositions for corporate and private commission. David’s work beautifully explores themes dealing with nature and the human figure. David’s work and studio can be seen by visiting the Pitclay Gallery in East Lothian.
Stoneware pottery made by jigger and jolley, hand throwing, and extruder, every piece is assembled and finished by hand and then free hand decorated. We make all our own clay and glazes which are fired to 1300 degrees Centigrade giving a richness and depth of quality, with performance and durability. Inspired by the flora and fauna and abstract themes which make use of our glaze qualities. .
I started sculpting forms in clay and stone then moved into smaller ceramic mobiles, jewellery, tiles and miscellaneous objects.
Inspired by a love of geometry, arabesque and eastern arts, calligraphy and culture; I try to incorporate found objects, chance and allow mistakes to become results....
We specialise in the design, manufacture and installation of stained glass, windows and panels for both domestic and commercial markets.
Manual and CNC turning of wooden items and components from very small up to very large, for giftware, architects, furniture makers and private individuals. A bespoke service.
After an early and very traditional academic art education, Diana later found more freedom of expression and a more contemporary approach in the very fluid and painterly medium of water-soluble dye. For many years she simply enjoyed this process, and during this time became a maker of unique accessories and garments.
We design and make ceramic tiles to commission quickly and efficiently, everything from a single tile to an entire wall. As professional makers since 1988 we have accumulated an understanding of ceramic methods and materials which is probably unrivalled in Scotland today.
Products: Handmade tiles, interior and exterior wall tiles, tile murals, unique installations, digital ceramic tiles, coloured glazes, lettering, landscape scenes, Aga panels and tile splashbacks, and fireplace tiles.