New Designers Recap: 2018

New Designers Recap: 2018

Every year, robinson house studio brings our fantastic graduates to exhibit at New Designers, the annual graduate design exhibition held in London. We think this is a fantastic opportunity for students to participate in what may be their first exhibition,

Marc Fish’s pieces featured in Architectural Digest

Marc Fish’s pieces featured in Architectural Digest

Todd Merrill’s beautiful home was featured in a recent issue of Architectural Digest, showcasing some beautiful pieces from the designers he exhibits in his New York gallery, including three of Marc Fish’s pieces.   The foyer features a chair from

Interview with Marc Fish, Founder & Principal

Interview with Marc Fish, Founder & Principal

How did you get into furniture making? By chance, I used to restore classic cars and got into welding and metal fabrication. I started making sculptures and furniture in metal. I had some early success but when this dried up

Why study in Sussex | Trips to London

Why study in Sussex | Trips to London

If you’re thinking about taking a course in furniture design and furniture making, it’s a good idea to take into account the location of the school. It’s such an important factor, since you’ll be living there for a considerable amout

Interview with Chris Funnell, Maker

Interview with Chris Funnell, Maker

How did you get into furniture making? Straight after I had finished my last exam at school I saw an advert for a furniture assembler and thought I would apply. I got the job and started straight away. The job

Alumni interview: Simon Robson

Alumni interview: Simon Robson

Our one year furniture making course puts you in a great position to start your own furniture making business – and plenty of our students do! So we wanted to chat with some of our alumni who have gone on

Why study in Sussex | Brighton

Why study in Sussex | Brighton

If you’re thinking about taking a furniture making course, of course you’ll want to make sure you’ve picked the best course for you. But make sure you don’t overlook location! It’s not just about the course, it’s also about the

Interview with Laurent Peacock

Interview with Laurent Peacock

You started out as a student here, what made you want to take the course? I did a design degree ages ago, and decided when I finished that degree that maybe it wasn’t quite what I wanted to get into,

Recap of New Designers 2017

Recap of New Designers 2017

In July we were thrilled to be part of the New Designers exhibition, showcasing our graduate students’ best work at our robinson house studio stall. Among our exhibitors were Christian Watson, Richard Warmisham, Dan Ryder Cook, Gary Adams, Sarah Christensen, Lubica Patekova, James Linard, and Laurent Peacock – who was recently awarded a Guild Mark for his Sika console table.

Ex-student Laurent Peacock wins Guild Mark

Ex-student Laurent Peacock wins Guild Mark

Ex-robinson house studio student Laurent Peacock has been awarded Bespoke Guild Mark no.465 by the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers. The Guild Mark was awarded for his Sika console table, inspired by the stance and hide patterns of a young

Interview with Theo Cook, Senior Tutor

Interview with Theo Cook, Senior Tutor

Theo Cook created this amazing Japanese sunrise dovetail joint which got over 11 million views on Facebook. Click here to find out more about his fantastic dovetails. What’s your role here at robinson house studio? I am vice principal and