Freckle Furniture specialise in producing quality pieces of bespoke, hand crafted furniture from their workshop just outside Edinburgh.
I work exclusively with driftwood; combining the naturally sculpted patterns and grains with my own stylised, but nature inspired designs to create one-off, environmentally sound pieces of functional art-based craft.
Gavin admits that he is greatly inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement, details of which regularly flurry into his work. He thrives on making each piece truly individual – whether a table, chair, console table or even a complete kitchen – by inlaying exotic timbers into the design or simply by exploring new forms and lines. “Within the Arts and Crafts movement the ethos was in the construction and detail – it should be good, honest construction and the detail should be seen,” he says. “I try to follow that, but perhaps with a slightly more minimal turn on it.
The journey begun in Moscow went to Scotland, West Sussex, West Dean College then High Wycombe, BCUC University then Belgium studied water gilding techniques there for 4 years now back to Scotland to provide the best of my skills and knowledge for this lovely country and friendly people.
Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries in South West Scotland has been holding exhibitions of local, national and international art and craft since 1951.
There is a changing programme of contemporary art and craft exhibitions and also regular exhibitions of selected work from the permanent collection of paintings and drawings by Scottish artists and others who have strong connections to the region.
The Arts Centre welcomes all visitors to enjoy its exhibitions, craft shop, café and spacious grounds. For those that enjoy the hands on approach there is a wide range of art and craft activities for adults and children.
We create items from whisky barrel staves that have reached the end of their life maturing whisky in Scotland. At the moment we are concentrating on smaller items for whisky related retail outlets, but would be delighted to discuss projects involving one off commissions.
Gregor Cameron designs and creates high-quality furniture and wooden crafts using locally-sourced or recycled materials.
Inspired by the materials he works with, as well as architecture and Japanese joinery techniques, he creates beautiful, stylish, yet functional work.
UK's leading ethical events company provides high footfall events for Scottish, Fair Trade and ethical producers. We organise various events on Castle Street in the heart of Edinburgh throughout the year, during Easter, The Festival and Christmas periods.
I produce driftwood mirrors and blackboards, each individual and unique. Framed fine art photography, large and small darkroom prints featuring detail and texture and colour.
HI-Arts Craft Development provides support for the craft sector in the Highlands and Islands.