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Walnut Chichester Mirror

Detail of the jointed base of the Chichester Mirror in walnut

Edward Johnson’s designs are creative, original and beautifully crafted. I was so delighted with the elegant walnut Chichester mirror that I bought a second one! JP Walnut ‘Chichester Mirror’. <back to testimonials

Jewellery Box

Squaring the Circle bespoke limited-edition elm jewellery box

The whole experience was excellent. Ed’s creative input and ability to find solutions is matched by the craftsmanship of himself and his team. Friendly and efficient, they kept me updated at every stage and we were delighted with the finished piece. HW ‘Squaring the Circle’ jewellery box <back to testimonials

Sycamore Table Top

Ed designed and manufactured a lovely large rippled sycamore table top to fit on a base I’d already purchased. His service was outstanding, taking the time to source exactly the size of sycamore sheets I wanted, and liaising with the table base manufacturer to ensure a good fit. The top is often admired. I would… Read more »

Radiant Chest of Drawers

Front view of our Radiant chest of drawers, showing our curved Murano veneers graduating from fumed oak to ash from top to bottom.

I absolutely love my chest of drawers. Its beautiful design is truly a wonderful modern Masterpiece. The craftsmanship and perfection of detail is unique, and I love to sit and admire it. It is also extremely useful! It will be an inheritance to be treasured by my grandson and future generations. MS, London ‘Radiant’ chest… Read more »

Sewing Desk

A corner sewing desk showing sewing machine housed underneath.

We first saw Edward’s work at a Sussex Guild show and were very impressed with his workmanship, style and attention to detail. When we moved into our new home I wanted a dedicated craft space without taking over a whole room and met with Edward to discuss a multi-purpose sewing desk to fit in a… Read more »

Murano Bedroom Suite

Detailed view of the ash sideboard. Showing the wavy veneers in ash and olive ash in close detail.

We spotted Edward’s wonderful work at an annual exhibition of Sussex Craftsmen. We couldn’t wait to commission him to make our unusual bedroom concept furniture. Ed has been a delight to work with, he and his team are our greatest find, the workshop is a gem, producing the most wonderful works of art in furniture… Read more »

Bog Oak Ripples Chest

Bog oak chest with rippled exterior. Shown closed with the ripple starting from one corner, reminiscent of ripples in water.

The blanket chest is just what we had hoped for. The combination of the bog oak and the ripples reminds me of many happy times in the Outer Hebrides…. peat and the Atlantic! Every time I look at it, it makes me smile, thank you so much! MR, Guildford, Surrey   ‘Bog Oak Ripples’ chest… Read more »

Centrum Chest of Drawers

Front view of Centrum chest of drawers. Showing our curved Murano veneers in walnut radiating out from a central oak core.

Dear Ed, Just to thank you for coming up yesterday to deliver the very beautiful little chest which is now looking splendid in my sitting room. Thank you and the team for doing it so swiftly and well – I am very pleased indeed. If I have any questions about care I will come back… Read more »

A collection of pieces

We have commissioned a number of challenging and innovative pieces from Edward over the past three years. Not only is he a fine craftsman, but he has the rare ability to combine a flair for design with a keen understanding of the materials he works with. At a personal level he is a pleasure to… Read more »

Mushrooms Side Tables

Set of three mushroom shaped side tables of different heights in ash, walnut and elm.

I first met Ed at a Sussex Guild event at Michelham Priory, where I fell immediately for his incredible work. After a coffee and a cake, my wife and I had decided to buy Volumptuous, an amazing sideboard made of Oak with exotic lumps that gave it its name. It makes me smile whenever I… Read more »