Jonathan Mathew Boyd is a maker, artist and jeweller living and working in Glasgow.
Jonathan is a furniture designer and maker working mostly in local Scottish hardwoods. He aims to make furniture which is enriching, meaningful and beautiful.
KALO has recently earned its place among Scotland's top contemporary retailers. With every piece in stock hand picked by staff from the corners of the globe, KALO aim to bring customers up to the minute ethical style jewellery at competitive prices.
Working through memories of a personal and collected nature, I have been trying to understand how we visualize memories and how imagery influences our past. I have been extensively collecting old memorabilia, clothes, shoes and family photographs, all in various states of disrepair. They each have their own memories communicating a narrative that is both personal and universal.
Recently, Karen’s work has become more conceptually based on the emergent sense of home and associated culture, promoting a sense of being, in relation to the life cycle and its many roads and journeys taken.
Mabon adopts an interdisciplinary approach towards her jewellery design work and is largely influenced by both the Bauhaus and Russian Constructivist movements of the early 20th Century. Both of which compared the artist to an engineer, arranging materials scientifically and objectively, aiming to produce artworks as rationally as any other manufactured object.
I am a jewellery designer based in Glasgow. I am currently working on ranges of jewellery inspired by cities and what they mean to us. How will our future cities look? Do we aspire to live in a beautiful future or continue in amongst restricted high rise buildings and neglected housing scheme? Do we continue to aspire towards western riches and none existent money whilst being the big man's wage slave? Or is there another way?
I work mainly to commission creating contemporary stained and architectural glass for a variety of ecclesiastical and secular buildings in Britain.
My subject matter and influences vary from Historic ruins of castles and abbeys to details of medieval glass and tile fragments found at these locations.
Katie explores the perhaps incongruous concept of creating finely crafted jewellery, of silver and semi-precious stones, from the heavy industrial aesthetic of the shipbuilding history that has moulded the city of Glasgow.
Kelly makes contemporary wooden and silver jewellery. Her pieces are heavily inspired by her hometown's fishing heritage on the far north Scottish coast. The colours, shapes and patterns she uses reflect the buoys, lobster pots and ropes of the industry.