Perfil GOMO

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It’s an absolutely unique chaise longue. Contemporary, slender and amazingly comfortable. It also represents the very best of British woodworking craftsmanship and high-end Portuguese design. The Gomo, of which only 36 will be made, costs £6,000 and is crafted from ash and American black walnut. It was recently exhibited at… read more >>

Chad Simmons on a short woodworking course

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The Chippendale International School of Furniture is shortly to run a one-week Chippendale Experience course. Anselm Fraser, the School’s Principal, says it would make an ideal Christmas present. Over the years, we have trained hundreds of people from all over the world to realise their dream of becoming professional furniture… read more >>

New Students 2014

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On Monday 13th October 2014, twenty-one new students joined the Chippendale International School of Furniture.  This year the students come from America, Canada, Norway, Scotland, England and the United Arab Emirates. Anselm and his team welcome them warmly and wish them a very happy, fun and informative year at the… read more >>


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Having recently graduated from the Chippendale School’s 30-week furniture design course I have spent some time reflecting on what made it such an enjoyable and effective learning experience. As with most things in life, it comes down to the people involved and how we all worked together, which in turn… read more >>

Referendum Cabinet with Richard Demarco and Anselm Fraser

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It was described as “an iconic piece of furniture of both national and international importance,” by Professor Richard Demarco, one of Europe’s leading advocates of contemporary art, at its unveiling at an Edinburgh art gallery this week. The intricately-inlaid cabinet tells an interwoven story of Scotland’s heritage and history, and… read more >>