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Transformations exhibition

Society of Designer Craftsmen logo

‘Transformations’ exhibition at Bankside Gallery, London Edward will be participating in this forthcoming exhibition with the Society of Designer Craftsmen where he will be exhibiting his ‘Luna’ key cabinet alongside the work of over 100 members of the society. ‘Transformations will exemplify the abundance of talent the Society represents today. It will also feature a… Read more »

Open Studios 2022

A display of Edward Johnson's feature in his workshop at open studios 2021.

Chichester Art Trail Open Studios 2022: WHAT IS AN OPEN STUDIO? “An Open Studio is an experience in itself. It offers the exciting invitation to see artists’ [and designers’] work in the context of its creation”. – CAT Open Studios provide the ideal opportunity to see inside the very place where ideas and concepts creatively come to… Read more »

Murano Collection

The Murano Collection is one of Edward Johnson’s signature styles, and is made using a unique technique that has been developed and perfected in his workshop. Edward’s work is the product of a deep understanding of his materials and the desire to explore its possibilities. His creative approach allows him to think outside of the… Read more »

Graylingwell Chapel

Graylingwell Chapel interior

Over the past twelve months we have had the pleasure of working on part of the project to re-develop Graylingwell Chapel, a Grade II listed building that was once part of the former Graylingwell Hospital in Chichester. We have collaborated and contributed to the furnishing of the Chapel and have been involved in making display… Read more »

Steam Bending Masterclass

Steam bending masterclass: students and staff holing their finished mirrors.

Last week we had the pleasure of collaborating with some fabulous participants on our first 5-day steam bending masterclass. Edward and his team worked alongside the students as they made their own Sussex Mirror. Although steam bending is a substantial part of the project, many other skills were also covered in depth, including timber preparation,… Read more »

Ripples Collection

Ed working on Bog Oak Ripples chest in workshop

The Ripples Collection is one of Edward Johnson’s signature styles, and is made using a unique technique that has been developed and perfected in his workshop. Edward’s work is the product of a deep understanding of his materials and the desire to explore its possibilities. His creative approach allows him to think outside of the… Read more »

Steam Bending

Steam bending wood in the workshop

What is steam bending? Steam bending is a traditional technique that was once widely used in the production of weapons, tools and vessels, and is now still used in the manufacture of furniture, crafting of musical instruments such as violins, and in boatbuilding. It can be a beguiling and magical experience to witness solid timber… Read more »

Contemporary Craft Show

Sussex Chair made in ash

Rother College, Midhurst: 4th and Sunday 5th December 2021. Once again, we are delighted to be exhibiting in the forthcoming Contemporary Craft Show with the Sussex Guild at Rother College, Midhurst on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th December 2021. We will be exhibiting a selection of items from our ‘Made & Ready’ and ‘Eco’ collections…. Read more »

Sistine Chapel Book Display Cabinet

Sistine Chapel Book Display Cabinet

This Sistine Chapel Book Display Cabinet, made to commission, is a little more unusual than most. It has been specifically designed and made to display and store a truly extraordinary set of three books. These stunning ‘Sistine Chapel’ volumes have been published as a collector’s limited edition by Callaway, after a five-year collaboration with the… Read more »

Cube Jewellery Box

Our ‘Cube’ his & hers keepsake / jewellery box is new to our Sussex Collection and available in elm and walnut. The design of the elegant ‘Cube’ jewellery box made in elm and walnut is based on our popular ‘Squaring the Circle’ jewellery box. We have selected beautiful veneers that make every box unique. They… Read more »