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John Makepeace furniture.

John Makepeace

John Makepeace furniture.

by John Makepeace

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Published by Parnham Trust? in [Parnham? .
Written in English


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Catalogue of the designer"s furniture.

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Open LibraryOL13940521M

  John Makepeace - Plymouth Crafting a Legacy John Makepeace. Loading Unsubscribe from John Makepeace? Cancel Britain's greatest furniture maker at . John Makepeace Furniture, Beaminster. likes 1 talking about this. John Makepeace has a special place in the history of fine furniture making. He has had an illustrious career as both a 5/5(1).

As both artist and furniture maker, John Makepeace aims to design more lucid concepts for his clients; freer, lighter, stronger and more sculptural forms better suited to their function. His passion is to create individual masterpieces that express the best of what is possible at a particular moment in the history of furniture. His work has been commissioned by some of the world’s most. Furniture maker John Makepeace talked at length about how furniture should be an engagement with the body. The antiques dealers talked about richness and layers. A piece of John Makepeace furniture. Take note. Lovegrove keeps hundreds of notebooks, in which he jots ideas after a .

Founded in , has become a leading book price comparison site: Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from over , booksellers and 60+ websites worldwide. John also received an OBE in for services to furniture design, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Furniture Society (USA) in , the Society’s Award of Distinction and the first Lifetime Achievement Award from the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers. John Makepeace continues to create fascinating work.


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John Makepeace furniture by John Makepeace Download PDF EPUB FB2

John Makepeace has a special place in the history of fine furniture making and has had an illustrious career as both a designer, maker and teacher. Working on a commission basis, John works closely with each client to understand their wishes and explores varied concepts to.

John Makepeace is an internationally famous designer. This book took 11 of the world's top craftsmen and commissioned them to provide plans for 10 unusual peices of furniture. There are 3 sections to the book/5(3). John Makepeace is an internationally famous designer. This book took 11 of the world's top craftsmen and commissioned them to provide plans for 10 unusual peices of furniture.

There are 3 sections to the book:5/5(2). John Makepeace is one of the GREAT furniture makers/designers of our age. This book covers, in detail, many of his masterpieces plus a lot of detail about him and his accomplishments.

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Published in with essays by Sir Christopher Frayling, Lesley Jackson, Robert Ingham, Christopher Rose, Jeremy Myerson and John Makepeace and a hundred alumni, this book reflects on the history of Parnham College. Sponsored by John Makepeace, there is a section of his recent work and developments at Hooke Park.

John Makepeace has a special place in the history of design and fine furniture making. Prof. Jeremy Myerson, Royal College of Art The function, structure and context of each furniture commission are fundamental issues for John Makepeace, whether for a private.

Although John Makepeace’s work is primarily made to commission, we have several items of furniture available for immediate purchase or to order. If you are interested in any of the products displayed, don’t hesitate to get in touch for more information or to discuss your own bespoke commission.

John Makepeace speaking at the Design Museum Makepeace’s remarkable career culminated in his being granted an OBE for his services to furniture design, which was followed by the Prince Philip Designers Prize, a Lifetime Achievement Award and the Award of Distinction from the American Furniture Society and the first ever Lifetime Achievement.

Photograph: John Makepeace photo archive That trip ignited a passion that would see Makepeace through a long, thankless period of apprenticeship, in a time when Britain’s furniture Author: John-Michael O'sullivan. John Makepeace New Book Following the visit to John's fine house he did a talk the next day to a packed audience.

The main purpose of the talk was to launch his new book detailing the work and careers of the people that passed through Parnham. Art of Making Furniture by John Makepeace () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Interested in some of John Makepeace’s previous table and desk commissions. Check out this gallery for a look at some of the attractive and innovative wood designs John has completed in the past - the perfect examples of the high level of innovation and craftmanship he could achieve for your commission.

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John Makepeace’s career has been an adventure in wood. He first saw fine furniture being made when he was eleven, and then he visited the great cabinet makers in Copenhagen as a teenager.

Design and craftsmanship came naturally to him. Early professional recognition led to his work as a design consultant to the all India View Article. John Makepeace OBE (born 6 July ) is a British furniture designer and maker. Makepeace was born in Solihull, bought Parnham House, Dorset in and founded the Parnham Trust and the School for Craftsmen in Wood (opened 19 Septemberlater to become Parnham College) to provide integrated courses in design, making and management for aspiring furniture Authority control: GND:ISNI:.

Interested in some of John Makepeace’s previous chair commissions. Check out this gallery for a look at some of the attractive and innovative wood designs John has completed in the past – the perfect examples of the high level of innovation and craftmanship he could achieve for you.

Looking for books by John Makepeace. See all books authored by John Makepeace, including Encyclopedia of Wood: A Tree-By-Tree Guide to the World's Most Valuable Resource, and The Art of Making Furniture, and more on. Little black book: John Makepeace, furniture maker.

Meet the British designer who won’t allow reproduction furniture inside his home. 2 years ago. By Alice Hancock. John Makepeace has made.John Makepeace, British Furniture designer/maker.

Decorated Order British Empire. Member Crafts Council United Kingdom, ; trustee The Victoria and Albert Museum, United Kingdom, ; vice president American Friends of Parnham. Fellow Chartered Institute Designers, Institute Management, Royal Society Arts.Back in earlyfurniture designer John Makepeace found himself washed out, and craving a change of pace.

The man frequently dubbed "the father of British furniture design" had, by this point Author: Nick Duerden.