Whilst studying for a degree in Wood, Metal, Ceramics and Plastics, I was drawn to the idea of designing objects that were both works of art and functional. I grew up with a wonderful old wall clock which, I realised, we all looked at several times a day. With their infinite design potential and constant draw to the eye, clocks became my passion.
Much of my inspiration is drawn from nature. The network of branches on a skeletal tree, the stance of a bird as it perches to feed, the intricate pattern at the centre of a flower. All these things, and many more, influence my designs.
I work with several types of metals including Nickel silver, Copper and Brass. Design and texture are created through the processes of heating, piercing, etching and engraving. Each clock is fitted with