The Scottish Furniture Makers Association showcases the beauty and diversity of furniture being designed and made in Scotland today
Interview - Janie Morris
How would you describe the style of your work?
Functional beauty, with an Art Deco inspired lean
What are your favourite materials to work with and why?
I love working with Scottish hardwoods, they have so much unique character and I love that it’s a local sustainable product.
What are the benefits for you of being a member of the SFMA?
It’s a great way to showcase my work, both through the website and by taking part in Exhibitions; collectively we can exhibit much more impa...
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Local wood local maker - Tom Cooper
I told them all about The Local Woods for Local Makers Project, and how Dutch elm diseased trees from The Meadows in Edinburgh were being given a new life in the form of beautiful hand crafted furniture. They were immediately enthused about the idea, and were very keen to have the lectern produced using timber from these magnificent trees.
I set too preparing a series of design sketches to present to the College of Surgeon’s office bearers, which were then discussed and deliberated over, which for me was an interesting experience of ...Read Article About membership
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