neil cummings

homemade

Bench
16 Feb 2021

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. I recently made a bench.


Chair
03 Nov 2019

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…


table
16 Apr 2017

I wanted to make a table. To see if I could make a table, using standard dimensioned wood bought from a local supplier, simple hand tools and my amateur carpentry skills.


Cloud
01 Nov 2016

Cloud, cast plaster, London c1986 #FromTheCollection #ObjectOfTheWeek


table
16 Aug 2016

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


Table Lamp
29 Sep 2015

For my table, I made a lamp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Give Gifts
15 Dec 2013

I lino-printed my Christmas cards this year

Related to a manifesto I wrote on Generosity, and a text about…