51 Hyndland Road,
G12 9UX Glasgow
T: +44 (0) 7885 860 794
Derek Welsh is a designer and maker of contemporary furniture and bespoke
interior projects characterised by the simplicity of angled lines and unique
Born in 1971 he served his apprenticeship with a small carpentry and joinery
m in Scotland where he gained invaluable knowledge of time tested
traditional methods and woodworking skills. After studying advanced carpentry and working in various areas including teaching, Derek set up his own studio in 2005 to concentrate on his p
assion for designing and making furniture.
His work has been exhibited at 100% Design London (06, 07, 09) and in 2007 he
was invited by The Lighthouse, Scotland's Centre for Architecture & Design, to
create an installation of new work for The Sco
ttish Show 07 showcasing
alongside leading Scottish designers. Following the shows success selected
designers were invited by the The MUDAC in Lausanne, Switzerland to exhibit at
their internationally acclaimed design centre which promotes design
artists from around the world.
Derek strives to make distinctive quality products, exquisitely crafted by hand
and hand finished with character and integrity and from concept to
completion he is dedicated to producing imaginative forwa
rd thinking ideas
that embrace skill and hard work.