Designer maker of bespoke contemporary furniture
One-off commissions created by Rupert Williamson of fine art furniture in specially chosen hardwoods
Rupert Williamson is a British designer and maker of furniture, whose work is in many private and public collections.
In the 1980’s he was key member of the World Wide Craft Revival, which was the subject of his PhD.
With an archive of work that stretches back more than 40 years, Rupert is best known for his naturalistic inspired designs in contrasting woods. His signature dining chair, designed in 1975, is now in the Victoria & Albert museum collection and has been the foundation for many designs.
His work is regularly exhibited in the Contemporary Applied Arts Gallery in London, but most of his creations have come about through direct commissions.
In 2009, Rupert Williamson began a new venture creating pictures using photographic images. Developing images of the landscape surrounding his workshop in Wiltshire, working on a theme of time and seasons. Exhibiting them on the Wylye Valley Art Trail