The Scottish Furniture Makers Association showcases the beauty and diversity of furniture being designed and made in Scotland today
Interview - Angus Ross
‘Design is the key.’ So says Angus Ross, a furniture maker who has been running a successful business from his workshop in Aberfeldy for over twenty years. This commitment to good design is vital to Angus as he believes a quality piece of furniture must offer something unusual, something that is not only practical, beautiful and clever, but unique too. The context of a commission can be vital to a design where function, space, location, and history can provide a starting point which ultimately inspires the final concept.
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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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