Can you tell us about the techniques and materials you prefer to work with, and how they contribute to the overall aesthetic and durability of your pieces?
I really enjoy working with a wide range of materials. I particularly love working with materials and processes that allow the natural qualities, textures and colours of those materials to shine, be it highlighting the grain pattern in a certain timber, or embracing the random and almost liquid-like fluidity of blown glass.
I think this really influences the way in which I approach design too. I tend to gravitate towards a more pared back and refined aesthetic, making way for the materials and functional details to be the hero. I hope this restrained approach to design results in products of significant longevity too.
I believe that if we want to make a difference through design, we must make products that are better. Designing a product that is timeless in form, with a carefully considered selection of materials, and robust enough to endure through decades of use, beyond passing trends... This is always the goal.