Meet the Makers

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 are an anarchic mash-up of past, present and future, ransacking art history to invent classic themes for the 21st century.

Abstract Wallpapers and Fabrics

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.

Author’s Own

From their base in the West Country, this design duo and make exquisite lighting, characterised by the bases, which closely resemble bird legs and feet.

Avian inspired sculptured lighting

This husband and wife design duo create classical baroque-styled designs for interiors with a modern twist.

Baroque-styled furniture

This maker creates beautiful wallpapers that are all made in Britain.

Beautiful Wallpaper

These makers uphold their distinguished heritage in producing the highest quality crystal and glassware.

British made Crystal

This Foundry in Co. Tyrone is the family home and workshop of talented sculptor, Charlie.

Bronze Sculptures

These luxury scented candles are made from palm, soy and paraffin free, coconut wax.

Coconut Wax Candles

An emerging artist and designer who is known for his marrying of materials such as concrete, metal and glass into stunning artwork and sculptures.

Concrete & Glass

This furniture maker works with a range of materials from her workshop on the east coast of Scotland.

Contemporary Seating

This furniture maker creates bespoke wooden furniture from his studio in Scotland.

Danish Inspired Furniture

Award-winning Scottish artist, David Schofield, creates his stunning paintings at Coburg Art Studios in Edinburgh.

David Schofield, Artist.

This maker is, in her own words, an ‘artist, ceramicist, illustrator, re-teller of stories and general creator’ who practises in London.

Delicate ceramic sculpture

EvA Bespoke is a textile studio collaboration between print designer Amelia Graham and embroiderer Ellie Macdonald.

EvA Bespoke

This London-based artist creates figurative sculptures, lamps and occasional furniture.

Figurative lighting sculptures

This maker is a leading exponent of beautifully hand-crafted items made to the highest quality of materials, standards and detail.

Fine Leather Accessories

These makers have been synonymous with high quality, hand-made leather products from only the finest British materials.

Fine Leather Goods

This British ceramic artist's work explores and pushes the boundaries between thrown work and sculpture.

Free-form, twisted sculptures

This cabinetmaker is an award-winning furniture maker whose designs are influenced by geometric motifs.

Geometric Inspired Furniture

Contemporary British ceramics, beautifully made in London.

Gilded Ceramics

Stunning bespoke glass pieces created using traditional glassblowing techniques.

Gorgeous, Hand-blown Glass

Louise is a designer, woodcarver and gallery owner based in Dundee and Perth.

Hand-carved, wooden spoons

This contemporary rug designer is based in East Lothian.

Hand-tufted Rugs

This maker designs innovative knitwear for fashion and interiors.

Lambswool Throws and Cushions

This Scottish textile designer and photographer creates stunning and original designs used in interiors and fashion.

Landscape Inspired Wallpaper

Award-winning architectural and interior leatherworkers based in London.

London leatherworkers

This maker ingeniously handcraft luxury cashmere wraps, scarves and throws using only the finest cashmere, silk and lambswool angora yarns.

Luxury Cashmere Throws

THis company has been at the cutting edge of specialised contemporary floor coverings for more than twenty years.

Luxury Wool Rugs

This contemporary British ceramicist makes delicate, considered, monochrome, hand-drawn designs on different forms are instantly recognisable.

Monochrome Ceramics

These candles are made with pure, essential oils and no 'nasties' to create the ultimate luxury, mood-enhancing candles.

Paraffin-free, Aromatherapy Candles

Porta Romana is synonymous with beautiful design made to the highest standards across a range of home furnishings and accessories.

Porta Romana

These makers have been expertly designing and handcrafting furniture in their workshops in England since 2012.

Quirky Furniture

This ceramist creates her gorgeous pieces in Scotland.

Raku Glazed Pots

This cabinetmaker's work combines a raw, element aesthetic with exquisite craftsmanship.

Scottish Designed Furniture

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.

Scottish Textile Design

This furniture maker is a leading exponent of ‘technorganic design’ based in rural Fife.

Sculptural Furniture

This talented silversmith designs beautiful sculptures with a twist.


This skilled woodworker and cabinet-maker works from his Islington workshop.

Steam-bent furniture

This maker works in natural materials, including leather and stone, to produce interior pieces with intriguing sculptural qualities.

Stone based Mirrors

Strathearn Stone and Timber have been at the forefront of natural flooring since 2003.

Strathearn Stone and Timber Flooring