Bellerby & Co. Globemakers

Bellerby & Co. Globemakers

Bellerby & Co. Globemakers The Artisans One of the joys of our Artisan Series has been peeling back the curtain on a whole host of esoteric industries, and they don’t get much more specialised than Bellerby & Co. Globemakers. As one of the only remaining...
Jonathan Rogers

Jonathan Rogers

Jonathan Rogers Portrait photography As part of our Artisan Project we were privileged to spend time with glass blower Jonathan Rogers. Jonathan opened his glass blowing studio in 2013 with a wealth of knowledge from his degree in glass design and experience as an...
Hamber Safes

Hamber Safes

Hamber Safes Website Photography It’s rare that you will find a company still building safes by hand, especially in the UK. But this is no ordinary company and these are no ordinary safes. Hamber has been around for over 50 years and is known as the Rolls Royce...
Gareth Neal

Gareth Neal

Gareth Neal Portrait photography It’s hard to define Gareth. Part craftsman, part artist and part engineer, he is a celebrated designer and maker, equally at home with a hammer and chisel or a computer controlled router. We visited his London studio in late 2019...
Woodbridge Violins

Woodbridge Violins

Woodbridge Violins Environmental portraits For the past 28 years Russell has been supplying, restoring and repairing high quality violins, violas, cellos and bows from his Woodbridge based workshop. You can’t move for instruments in the space. It’s a meandering 16th...
The Puppeteer

The Puppeteer

The Puppeteer Judith Hope As part of our evolving artisan series we were priviledged to be invited into the studio of puppeteer Judith Hope. Judith works in a small studio in Deptford, packed to the rafters with curious objects and unusual odds and ends. Her materials...
Designs on Metal

Designs on Metal

Designs on Metal Environmental portrait photography As part of our recent Artisan project we were privileged enough to spend a morning with Nigel and Kev (pictured) from Designs on Metal. Walking into their forge was like stepping back in time, most of the processes...
Neville Tatham Ceramics

Neville Tatham Ceramics

Neville Tatham Ceramics Environmental portraits Continuing our series of portraits of artisans in their workshops we visited slipware ceramic artist Neville Tatham in his garden studio. He focuses on creating hand thrown, functional earthenware and we highly recommend...