Make it a date

Make it a date

It may only be the start of Term Three for our professional course students, but we’d like to make sure that you put this year’s exhibition and Open Day dates in your diary. As always, our students are making some fantastic pieces of furniture that we know you’ll...
Cabinet split on Brexit

Cabinet split on Brexit

It’s a political debate that has been both electrifying and utterly tedious. Should the UK leave the EU with a deal, without a deal, or not leave at all? Stephen Barr, who first came to the school on a one-week introductory course, is turning the debate into a...
Remembering Isobel

Remembering Isobel

It may look like a tatty old garden seat, but it’s the template for a very special memorial. Last month, one of the Chippendale school’s longest-standing members of staff died. Isobel Edgar (pictured below), the school’s student welfare officer, had worked with the...
Olive ash and Oli

Olive ash and Oli

The very best furniture carries within its design a little bit of the maker’s DNA. It’s the kind of design touch we encourage on our professional course at the Chippendale school because it’s those small flourishes that really put the bespoke into fine furniture....