Andrew Skelton Furniture
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Through teaching and writing Andrew feels that it is important to share thoughts and to debate the issues that surround all aspects of designing and making.
Opportunity increases Access
Practice based research into how issues of access for the disabled relate to public seating.
Follow the links below to download chapters of this research in PDF format.
4 Observations and Interviews
A series called Foundations about furniture design and making for beginners was published in Furniture and Cabinetmaking Magazine, GMC Publications, Lewes, UK.
Introduction – who would be a furniture maker and why?
Furniture and Cabinetmaking No 50 March 2001
The Stuff We Use – an introduction to materials
Furniture and Cabinetmaking No 52 May 2001
Letting Rip – the practice of making
Furniture and Cabinetmaking No 54 July 2001
Strength and Belligerence – the structure and uses of wood
Furniture and Cabinetmaking No 56 September 2001
Shape up for Strength – the relationship of structure and form
Furniture and Cabinetmaking No 58 November 2001
A Golden Rule – proportion, harmony and magic
Furniture and Cabinetmaking No 64 May 2002
Sales in Perspective – presentation drawing
Furniture and Cabinetmaking No 67 August 2002
Coat of Many Colours part 1 – colour theory and use
Furniture and Cabinetmaking No 70 November 2002
Coat of Many Colours part 2 – colour theory and use
Furniture and Cabinetmaking No 72, January 2003