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Plymouth Art Students design and sell unique hand-made Christmas gifts

Jessica Connelly
The work of Jessica Connelly at Design2Sell in Plymouth

Talented young artists and designers from the Plymouth College of Art are getting ready to sell their own hand-crafted products at the popular annual Design2Sell event. This year their products will not only go on sale at the college but also in Plymouth city centre.

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Craftsmanship and design in furniture from Shawstephens

Stalheim Stool

It’s exciting times for furniture design and craftsmanship business Shawstephens, which is based in Kingsbridge, Devon. Not only have they had a year of a varied mix of projects, ranging from a taller teak Stalheim stool (see above), to an impressive fitted library in walnut and leather, but they are also set to welcome an apprentice from South Devon College in September.

Plus the team has include with the UK’s top makers and designers in House and Garden magazine’s feature on ‘some of the country’s most talented designers and makers of bespoke furniture’.

Pop along to the Shawstephens site and take a look at the journal page to get a snapshot of the work in progress.