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LINKS

I have highlighted some links below that I find useful from a professional perspective and also links to some places that I have found inspirational.  I hope you find them as interesting.

Craft Organisations

The Crafts Council
http://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/

The Crafts Council is an organisation dedicated to making the UK the best place to make, see, collect and learn about contemporary craft.

Arts Council England
http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/

Arts Council England works to get great art to everyone by championing, developing and investing in artistic experiences that enrich people's lives.


A selection of places I find interesting and inspirational

The Geffrye Museum
http://www.geffrye-museum.org.uk/

The Geffrye Museum is my favourite place to see furniture throughout the centuries to the present day, it never fails to inspire me!

The Millinery Works
http://www.millineryworks.co.uk/

The Millinery Works has an amazing selection of furniture from all periods as well as a rolling programme of exhibitions highlighting contemporary furniture and other crafts.

The Macklowe Gallery
http://www.macklowegallery.com/

The Macklowe Gallery is an art dealership in New York specialising in French Art Nouveau furniture and objects including Tiffany lamps and glass. Well worth a look on their website and a visit if you have an interest in a particular piece and are in the neighbourhood.


Some of the greats I know

David Savage
http://www.finefurnituremaker.com

David Savage, with whom I had the privilege of being able to undertake my training at his school in Devon.  Find out more HERE.

Martin Grierson
http://www.martingrierson.co.uk

Martin Grierson, who kindly rents me bench space in his workshop in Acton.  Find out more HERE.

Environment

The Forest Stewardship Council
http://www.fsc-uk.org/

FSC is an international, non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting responsible management of the world’s forests.  Find out what commitments Lury Furniture has made HERE.

Trees for Life
www.treesforlife.org.uk/

Trees for Life is an award-winning charity working to help restore the Caledonian Forest in Scotland. Find out what commitments Lury Furniture has made HERE.

Friends of the Earth's Good Wood Guide
http://www.foe.co.uk/

Friends of the Earth’s Good Wood Guide is there to help people make the best choice when buying or using wood.  Find out what commitments Lury Furniture has made HERE.


Charities

Tujatane
http://www.tujatane.com/

Tujatane is a school in Zambia with now over 160 students aged between 3 and 15 years of age, existing as a registered charity that is completely funded by donations.  Find out more about how we help HERE.

Make-A-Wish Foundation
http://www.make-a-wish.org.uk/

The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants magical wishes to children and young people fighting life-threatening illnesses and raises the funds necessary to grant those wishes. Find out more about how we help HERE.

Cancer Research UK
http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/

Cancer Research UK aims to save lives from cancer.  Find out more about how we help HERE.

 

 
 
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