neil cummings

furniture

14 May 2019
table

So, I'm slowly learning to live with less, and experimenting with how to consume fewer resources. As part of these processes I'm making some of the things I might need or want, not in any dogmatic 'alt-right preppers' kind of way - I'm not about to be refining ore and forging weapons.…


03 Nov 2019
Chair

First prototype of a possible chair. It's inspired by Enzo Mari's ideas of being able to make domestic necessities, using stock timber, simple hand tools and everyday skills. There's an echo of Utility furniture from…


16 Apr 2017
table

Inspired by Enzo Mari and his


16 Aug 2016
table

This summer, inspired by Enzo Mari and his autoprogettazione furniture series from 1974, I repurposed an old barn-door I found, and following his instructions made a table for the garden.


08 Jul 2002
Stool

Recently hosted on the magnificent resource Reading Design

this short text was first published by Architectural Design, Vol 72 No 4, entitled Furniture + Architecture guest-edited by Edwin Heathcote, July 2002