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Decoding Craftsmanship

After returning from a two-day seminar near Cork at Joseph Walsh’s Studio, entitled ‘Decoding Craftsmanship’ I am feeling refreshed and inspired. Although seeing Joseph’s exceptional work up close was a real treat, exploring the topic of the relationship between the maker and the digital technologies that are driving 21st century production was what made it…Read More


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Where are they now?

David’s bench, 1999 In 1999, when I was just starting out in Barcelona, I acquired one of my first large commissions. The commission was for a matching dining table and bench. The top surface was a two-inch thick layer of Maple, which was held on four-inch legs of ebonised Iroko. The design featured my first…Read More


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New sculptural shelf added to the Strata Series

Following the success of Onda, (Italian for wave) I have started creating some new sculptural shelves. The first of these new pieces, which was first shown at Kew Gardens last October, is Onda Strata which, with it’s six flowing layers, is another addition to the Strata series. It takes the profile from the original Onda shelf and…Read More


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The journey of Sidewinder II

“We so enjoyed the process from beginning to end. It was a journey that encompassed and introduced us to your world. A world of creativity, passion and perfection. Such a privilege to be able to enjoy your stunning creations in our home.” Joanne and Russel Initial meeting Joanne and Russel first saw my work at an…Read More


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Podcast – my path as a designer, hosted by NaturalsCool

Keith Struthers, an accomplished sculptural architect, recently approached me to discuss my journey as a furniture designer maker. Keith not only creates beautiful buildings, but also runs courses in Cape Town, which inspire architects and designers to help further their creative practice. “David’s journey as a furniture designer is as dynamic and unexpected as his limited edition creations” – Keith…Read More


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