For many years now September has brought a treat along with the doors open day #DOD for a whole week end with a week end crescendo a great number of buildings all over Europe open to the public free of … Continue reading Doors Open day talks #GlasgowDOD
At the turn of the century a young Glasgow based architect called Charles Rennie Mackintosh was commissioned to design a frieze for the well known “Glasgow Art Club” … Well that is a short version of the story, it would … Continue reading The Glasgow Art club frieze ! a modern recreation
A good 200 years ago French craftsmen to the name of the Martin brothers came up with a varnish to fake the Chinese and Japanese lackerware to make it available to the well to do. Their ware took Europe by … Continue reading When vintage decoupaged pots meets Chocolatier or the definition of good style
Once before I was blessed with taking part in a grand and exciting project. Realising the work of a great architect as part of a team of makers! Project of great artistic value, renowned architect of the turn of the … Continue reading Ault Wharrie ! A very enjoyable job indeed ! Team work is essential for a great achievement !