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It is our pleasure to introduce to you the talented designers and makers of Great Britain, whose beautiful, handmade furniture and accessories feature in the Author collections.
The richly coloured and patterned wallpapers and fabrics from Blackpop are an anarchic mash-up of past, present and future, ransacking art history to invent classic themes for the 21st century.
Based in Ross on Whye, Herefordshire, Fritz Fryer Lighting are a close knit team of lighting specialists that design and make their designs in the UK.
We design and commission our own exclusive range of high quality pieces in addition to the stunning furniture and furnishings we've sourced from contemporary artists and makers.
Mineheart create classical baroque-styled designs for interiors with a modern twist.
Hevensent creates beautiful wallpapers that are all made in Britain.
From her Berkshire studio, Emma Alington creates the most stunning bone china bowls and plates.
For over 3 decades, Roger Oates has been designing and manufacturing flooring, fabric and interior products in Britain.
Cumbria Crystal uphold their distinguished heritage in producing the highest quality crystal and glassware.
Sculptors Hanna Varga & Sam Dalton of Ashleaf London cast gorgeous leaves into bronze at the Crucible Foundry in London.
Mallon Foundry in Co. Tyrone is the family home and workshop of talented sculptor, Charlie.
In her Suffolk studio, Alice casts gorgeous bronzes from natural specimens such as apples and pears.
These luxury scented candles are made from palm, soy and paraffin free, coconut wax.
Harry Morgan is an artist and designer who is known for his marrying of materials such as concrete, metal and glass into stunning artwork and sculptures.
Isabelle Moore works with a range of materials from her workshop on the east coast of Scotland.
Namon Gaston creates bespoke wooden furniture from his studio in Scotland.
Since 1736, William Clark have been a home of high quality, fine fabric in Northern Ireland.
Award-winning Scottish artist, David Schofield, creates his stunning paintings at Coburg Art Studios in Edinburgh.
Katie Spragg is, in her own words, an ‘artist, ceramicist, illustrator, re-teller of stories and general creator’ who practises in London.
Knowles and Christou have been making handmade wallpaper, fabric and printed furniture in Wales since 1992.
Kinkatou create wonderful lighting and accessories for the very best in interior design.
Rebecca Phelps makes gorgeous bowls, vessels and jewellery from titanium and eco silver.
EvA Bespoke is a textile studio collaboration between print designer Amelia Graham and embroiderer Ellie Macdonald.
Since its inception in the early 1990s, Tom Faulkner has grown into an award-winning and much celebrated creative furniture business.
Margit Wittig creates figurative sculptures, lamps and occasional furniture in her London based studio.
Lanyap is a leading exponent of beautifully hand-crafted items made to the highest quality of materials, standards and detail.
McRostie have been synonymous with high quality, hand-made leather products from only the finest British materials.
Penny Withers' work explores and pushes the boundaries between thrown work and sculpture.
David Watson is an award-winning furniture maker whose designs are influenced by geometric motifs.
Contemporary British ceramics, beautifully made in London by Jo Davies.
Stunning bespoke glass pieces created using traditional glassblowing techniques by Elin Isaksson.
Isla Keiller creates stunning hand-built vessels using porcelain, resin and metal powder.
Jan Lennon hand crafts beautiful furniture with the finest timber in her Somerset-based workshop.
Giles Lawson Johnston is an established crystal glass engraver who engraves his stunning pieces in his studio in Scotland.
Louise Forbes is a designer, woodcarver and gallery owner based in Dundee and Perth.
Wendy Morrison is a contemporary rug designer based in East Lothian, Scotland.
Dovedale Design Studio strives to source local materials and collaborate with British craftsmen to create contemporary products that meet the expectation of the most discerning collector.
Jen Laughlin designs innovative knitwear for fashion and interiors.
Mairi Helena, a Scottish textile designer and photographer, creates stunning and original designs used in interiors and fashion.
Award-winning architectural and interior leatherworkers, Harcourt London.
Begg & Co ingeniously handcraft luxury cashmere wraps, scarves and throws using only the finest cashmere, silk and lambswool angora yarns.
The award-winning company, Cocovara Lighting, handcraft stunning luxury lighting in Britain.
Wool Classics has been at the cutting edge of specialised contemporary floor coverings for more than twenty years.
Furniture maker Ben Tcharny hand crafts his beautiful line of tables and seating in his South London workshop.
Rachel Holian handcrafts miniature, unique ceramics that have spirit and a sense of unity.
Myer Halliday makes delicate, considered, monochrome, hand-drawn designs on different forms are instantly recognisable.
Using only natural ingredients, Gail Bryden makes these most gorgeous herbal teas and other wellbeing products.
Wildheart Organics' candles are made with pure, essential oils and no 'nasties' to create the ultimate luxury, mood-enhancing candles.
Porta Romana is synonymous with beautiful design made to the highest standards across a range of home furnishings and accessories.
Galvin Brothers have been expertly designing and handcrafting furniture in their workshops in England since 2012.
From his studio in Buckinghamshire, Richard Ballantyne handcrafts the most beautiful hare and fox sculptures.
Anne Morrison creates her gorgeous pieces in the West Coast of Scotland.
Hugh Parsons' work combines a raw, element aesthetic with exquisite craftsmanship.
Iona Crawford is a Scottish artist and textile designer who creates her stunning, talented designs for fashion and interiors in her Atelier in the West End of Glasgow.
Max McCance is a leading exponent of ‘technorganic design’ based in rural Fife.
From his workshop in Manchester, Award-winning Neb Abbott handcrafts these gorgeous and creative sculptural lamps and pendants.
Bryony Knox is a talented silversmith designs beautiful sculptures with a twist.
Sarah Cave designs and makes exquisite silverware and jewellery from her own studio and shop in her home town of Blairgowrie, Scotland.
From their workshop in Stirling, this husband and wife design duo create the most stunning and unique lamps.
From their Lancashire workshop, this family business create the most stunning handcrafted slate optic dispensers.
Sevin hand pours and makes the most stunning minimalist and contemporary candles.
Tom Trimmins is a woodworker and cabinet-maker working from his Islington workshop.
Katharina Eisenkoeck works in natural materials, including leather and stone, to produce interior pieces with intriguing sculptural qualities.
Strathearn Stone and Timber have been at the forefront of natural flooring since 2003.
The renowned Cole & Son have provided wallpapers for many historic houses such as Buckingham Palace and the White House.
Iluka London create gorgeous lamps, tables and sculptures using timber, acrylic and resin.
Another Country designs and makes contemporary craft furniture and accessories.
Vicky Higginson's work combines hot glass and cold-working to create beautiful, unique pieces.
Ceramists and twin sisters, Claire and Karen Gibson, make their gorgeous, nature inspired ceramic pieces in their Red Earth Designs Studio in Northern Ireland.
Rachel Fitzpatrick hand crafts the most wonderfully whimsical chandeliers from velcro that bring joy to any room.
Artist Joy Gray hand crafts gorgeous wire sculptures in her Northern Ireland studio.
From her London based studio Mandie creates her unique handmade wooden shelving units.
Johnston's of Elgin have been weaving and knitting their gorgeous textiles in their mill in Scotland for over 200 years.