I moved to the rural county of Cornwall in 2013, and was immediately surprised by the number of talented craftspeople in the area, selling their work to top retailers such as Liberty (Amy Isles Freeman), Selfridges (Alice Selwood) and Heals (Studio Haran). The Make: Cornwall project started when I approached my writing partner, Katherine Sorrell, to see if she was interested in self-publishing a book about contemporary craft in the South West. In 2017, we began to research the makers we wanted to feature, while learning as much as we could about the self-publishing process. 2018 was spent photographing the makers, and designing the book. Make; Cornwall was self-published in July 2019.
The book can be purchased here and by fine stockists throughout the South West.
To purchase the work of those featured in the book, please follow the links to their websites.Alice Selwood / Amy Isles Freeman / Debbie Rudolph / Deer & Shine / Dor & Tan / Francli / Glass by Bryony / Hannah Batstone / Juniper Bespoke / Kelmi / Lancaster & Cornish / Miel Studio / Mosevic
The Nature of Paper / Ondine Ash / Otter Surfboards / Paper Birch
Pica Pica / Rose Choules / Sarah Drew / Sarah Johnson / Sea of Grass / Studio Haran / Tinkebu / Wendy Wilbraham