The Attentive Collection

Attentive is a collection of furniture designed for an active lifestyle. We have busy periods of our life; always daily, mostly weekly and often for a whole month. We sometimes wonder why the chairs we sit on seem to envelop and stop us from just getting on with it. The Attentive chair is good for times like this. While you …

London Design Week 2017

Here we are for real – lots of interest in the simple lines and how the chairs support you for the activities you enjoy or need to do. Here are some visitors doing just that. There’s a lots of stress in building a stand at LDF – but of course Sitting Firm is here to help. Sara loves her job. …

Flock 2017

Jonathan Rose Design is showing at Flock Fringe this year in partnership with Belinda Rose Weave and Buchanan Food. On show is a new collection of Christmas Textiles, the Attentive Collection of furniture and some tempting treats from Buchanan Food, all at the Colour Bothy, Hirn. Flock Fringe is a new idea. It expands the reach of Flock to people working nearby …

Scottish Furniture Makers annual exhibition

This year the Scottish Furniture Makers Association  annual show is being held at Custom Lane, Leith. I will be showing my Attentive chairs and stools in partnership with 17 other independent furniture makers from the association. Sat 4th – Sun 12th NovemberAdmission Free Opening Hours:Weekdays: 9am-5pmSaturdays: 10am-5pmSundays: 11am-4pm Exhibitors include Janie Morris, Anna Nichols, Angus Richardson, Digby Morrow, Adrian McCurdy, Max …

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Critical Creative Design

A letter in the paper today is a tribute to lateral thinking during important moments of world history. As Gerry Adams and Ian Paisley were getting ready to face the press, a small problem arose – where do they sit in relation to each other? These words share the diplomatic solution. I wonder if the Brexit talks will be needing Segment …

Edinburgh Exhibition

here are some pictures from the show. working out how best to arrange things this corner looks about right – the red chair hides that ugly plug socket but we can’t do much about the ceiling piping. These pieces can be used to try out before they are purchased. this side shows the prices and each piece on a plinth …

Scottish Makers at London Design Festival September 2017

The world-famous London Design Festival celebrates and promotes London as the design capital of the world. But this year, the city isn’t the only thing being showcased. Attending the festival is a raft of Scottish makers, working with textiles, furniture, jewellery and more. Here, we take a look at a selection of the exhibitors who are celebrating and sharing Scotland’s crafty talent. …

The Attentive Collection

The full collection of tables, chairs and a stool are showing at Custom Lane Gallery for the first time. Hope you get a chance to see them before they are shown at London Design Fair, Truman Brewery stand L02, 21st to 24th September.

Dundee Design Festival 2017

In the craft world, manufacturing is often associated with a personal detachment from the material being worked. Manufacturing is efficient, reduces the price of each unit and makes the item accessible to a wider market. But it is not made by craftsmen. Dundee Design Festival promoted a different perspective. Industrial tools and processes connect to the individual maker. Silo Studio …

Scottish Furniture Makers Show 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017

This years Scottish Furniture Makers Annual Exhibition will take place from the 4th to 12th November at Custom Lane in Leith. A new venue for us, Custom Lane is a collaborative centre for design and making on the waterfront in Leith. View full article