Category Archives: Cabinetry

Another brother in (real) cabinetry…

Again, this retro-futurist solid walnut asymmetric piece is the brain-child of Ross Hines, headman at Tongue and Groove and one of the few people in retail truly putting noble materials, craftsmanship and thought into pieces while making sure they are … Continue reading

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Agent Orange

Colour immediately splits people into different camps, and not just aesthetically. One man’s blue is another man’s brown  and believe me, my sister and I almost came to blows over this while driving and she’s a highly talented and successful … Continue reading

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It’s not the devil, stupid…It never was!

In my mind, it is the things you don’t immediately notice about people that come to define them most deeply – It  might be a mannerism that belies something deeper, or a quality of mind with which they see our … Continue reading

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Whisky and smoke time….

So at the end of most of my projects, there is a  moment when it becomes obvious that we have reached a crucial point; it is time for smoking a small cigar and paying close and undivided attention to one of … Continue reading

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Eye -eye sir!

I think I said a while back that many panels do not make light work, and lately I have availed myself of an ample opportunity to remind myself of this fact. In spades. Earlier today, a colleague of mine walked … Continue reading

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Pon-Pon, Gone…!

So settle down, and I’ll tell you a story, not a long one, but one that spans a good chunk of the last years work. Today is one of those mixed feeling days…. happy waving off one of our favourite … Continue reading

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A bit brassy?… You decide.

So you thought Brass was the material of our grandparents hey? well by and large it was, hoisted to a central position in churches and family homes by a sneaking resemblance to Gold. That reference to brassy being cheap or … Continue reading

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