Design Guild Mark shortlisting

Posted by on Apr 27, 2017 in Latest news | No Comments
Design Guild Mark shortlisting

I had the pleasure this week of being invited by the Furniture Makers’ Company to give a short presentatation to the panel of judges for the Design Guild Mark, for which my Duhrer small sideboard for John Lewis, had been shortlisted. The venue itself, Carpenters’ Hall, in the gated Throgmorten Ave, abutting London wall is […]

Stirling prize winner sparks nostalgia trip.

Posted by on Nov 21, 2016 in Latest news | No Comments
Stirling prize winner sparks nostalgia trip.

This years RIBA Stirling Prize Winner for the best building of the year was Caruso St John’s Newport Street Gallery. Adam Caruso and Peter St John’s practice were also nominated in 2006 for Brick House and in 2000 for the New Art Gallery Walsall. Back in 1987 I had recently moved into my first workshop […]

Best ever moving reception desk video ever!

Posted by on Oct 3, 2016 in Latest news | No Comments
Best ever moving reception desk video ever!

Earlier this year I spent some time on site in the fantastic setting of Henry Moore’s home and adjoining visitor centre at Perry Green, Hertfordshire. We supplied various bespoke items for the archive and visitor centre refurbishment by Hugh Broughton Architects, ready for its opening in July. Late on in the brief it was requested […]

Hush Hush no more. Duhrer to JLP.

Posted by on Sep 5, 2016 in Latest news | No Comments
Hush Hush no more. Duhrer to JLP.

After two busy years, I’m delighted to announce that my Duhrer range of furniture is now in John Lewis stores and featured in their Autumn Winter 2016 catalogue as part of their Scandi collection. These images are models own and not from their lovely catalogue. With FIRA’s knowledge I salvaged the large dresser and bookcase […]

Brighton Design Masters at Futon Co. Viewing.

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Latest news | No Comments
Brighton Design Masters at Futon Co. Viewing.

Some of the Brighton contingent of the International group of Design masters at Futon Co are celebrating the Brighton Festival with a new display in the Brighton Futon Co shop at 51-52 Preston St, during May. I’m delighted to be displaying my new Duhrer Desk, and quirky Pooch, along with Ben Fowlers Guild Mark Award […]

Fiftyfifth. Variety the spice of life…

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in Latest news | No Comments
Fiftyfifth. Variety the spice of life…

Its the first week, of my 55th year. I should wait till my 57th to talk about variety, but just in case I forget, as the Fire Hydrant Men featuring the Fabulous Fezettes* once sang: If You Can Do It, Do It Now! As a treat, on my birthday Saturday, I was allowed back into […]

Softmod in Design Masters. Futon Company, Tottenham Court Rd!

Posted by on Sep 30, 2013 in Latest news | No Comments
Softmod in Design Masters. Futon Company, Tottenham Court Rd!

Delighted that Chest of Duhrer, Softmod and Midmod are now part of Design Masters. Futon Company. launching this week, for a week, in their Tottenham Court Rd store!

Brighton Festival Open House, 31 Preston Park Avenue, Fiveways trail

Posted by on May 5, 2013 in Latest news | No Comments
Brighton Festival Open House, 31 Preston Park Avenue, Fiveways trail

Here’s a workshop snap of my latest ‘Chest of Duhrer’. The leg frame reminds me of the great woodcutter’s signature. Just finished in time to show in the Brighton Festival at Lindy Craig Hall’s glorious open house. I’m not listed but Lindy generously squeezed my into her beautiful house and garden already brimming with fine […]

Experience, experience, experience…

Posted by on Apr 23, 2013 in Latest news | No Comments
Experience, experience, experience…

It was my birthday recently, 54th actually. What’s changed in the last year? Well I now have a beard, so partly resembling Tom Jones I take up his mantra from the Voice… ” I’ve been round the block see, I can offer you experience, experience, experience.” There are a lot of kitchen suppliers out there, […]