07Feb

As you may know, at Sebastian Cox Furniture, encouraging discussion around environmental sustainability and woodland management is an important part of what we do. Our favourite way to do this is by taking people to the woods. Armed with nothing more than a billhook or bow saw, we invite people to work alongside Sebastian to […]Continue Reading

26Jan

Out of the Dark are a truly exciting, socially responsible, creative enterprise. They have taken unwanted furniture, combined it with wayward young people, beautiful textiles and a good slosh of Farrow and Ball to create colourful, unique furniture and a thriving business with a personal development programme kids in High Wycombe are queuing up to […]Continue Reading

25Nov

Shouting about environmental sustainability and blowing the trumpet of woodland management is an important part of what we do at Sebastian Cox Furniture and our favourite way of doing this is by taking people to the woods. We give them a billhook, a sausage roll and a pep talk and let them work alongside Sebastian […]Continue Reading

01Oct

Follow @Dan_Calver In August we were delighted to be approached by Pulse Brands to help design and create the Artraker Award 2013 for the Artraker Fund; a fantastic organisation founded by political artist Manali Jagtap-Nyheim who aims to celebrate art work that makes a direct positive change to those who have experienced social upheaval in conflict […]Continue Reading

06Sep

I still find it a little hard to believe the above sentence is true. If you were to ask me what my dream commission would be, I’d say it would be to design a range for one of our great heritage home-ware stores. So I couldn’t believe it when I was invited into Heal’s for […]Continue Reading

28Jul

It’s the 10th birthday of the National Centre for Craft and Design. To celebrate they asked the people who have contributed to the past 10 years of the NCCD to select designers and craftspeople who will influence the next 10. I was fortunate enough to have two nominations, from Professor Norman Cherry, and Toby Winteringham, […]Continue Reading

19Jun

This month I’m delighted to be featured in Homes & Gardens magazine. It has some fantastic images of my workshop taken by the extremely talented Alum Callender, and they were kind enough to let me yarn on about my work for a whole page! Have a look at the pages here, or better still – […]Continue Reading

25May

Last weekend I ran a green-woodworking workshop in Buckinghamshire with Andy Trotman and award-winning architectural practice Studio Weave. The objective was to engage the local community with two woodland sites, by inviting them to make some public seating. We aimed to make eight seats from timber gathered from the woodland, but the weekend had such a strong turnout we ended […]Continue Reading

24Apr

I’m collaborating with award-winning architectural practice Studio Weave and designer maker Andrew Trotman on a furniture making workshop in Stanton Park, Wiltshire. The project invites members of the public to come and make some outdoor seating for the Stanton Park and Stratton Woods site, and we’ll be teaching some basic green woodworking and furniture making techniques along the way. […]Continue Reading

24Apr

Snug is a fantastic craft gallery nestled in the delightful town of Hebden Bridge. My work sells very well there, and the clever proprietor, Ed, really knows what he’s doing when it comes to curating a gallery. Snug is stocked with a wide range of ceramics, wooden pieces, and other interesting items, but doesn’t in […]Continue Reading