20Aug

Earlier this year we told you we had something up our sleeves, in collaboration with Out of the Dark. We may have been coy then but now we’re able to share all the juicy details. I’m sure you’ll have heard of Out Of The Dark. If not, I think you would like to know about them. […]Continue Reading

10Aug

The thing I’ve always wanted… A few months ago I was invited to lunch at the Carpenter’s Hall along with 9 other emerging designers, and 10 masters of the design world. I was paired up with Sir Terence Conran, and told that I would be designing and making a piece of furniture for him under […]Continue Reading

03Aug

We love wood. Really. British hardwoods in particular. We love our underestimated, British hardwoods so much that everything we make is designed with them in mind and this year we made one piece of furniture that is designed to show off how diverse, beautiful and useful British hardwoods really are. You might have seen us […]Continue Reading

13May

I’ve teamed up with the UK’s most respected furniture manufacturers, Benchmark, to explore coppiced and thinned wood in a greater detail. They will be launching on Benchmark’s ’30 years of making’ exhibition stand at Clerkenwell Design Week 20-22nd May 2014. In this range we’ve harnessed sustainable crops of coppiced chestnut, well-managed ash and the ancient skill […]Continue Reading

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