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Jeremy Broun is a pioneering innovative furniture designer maker amongst a handful of UK workshops established in the early 70’s. He set up with no training as a designer, no capital and just a few hand tools in a tiny converted cattle shed that cost £5 a week to rent. Not only is he one of the UK’s most innovative woodworkers but he has several strings to his bow. He is a metalworker, writer, illustrator, bookbinder, publisher, film maker, lecturer, vehicle restorer, guitar maker and musician.
As a maker Jeremy trained in the strict handicraft handicraft traditions of cabinetry, metalworking, ceramics and bookbinding at Shoreditch College in the 60’s, gaining a distinction. This sparked a rebellious curiosity to push the boundaries, helped by his travels to Scandinavia and Italy. He draws from other disciplines such as using carpentry joints in his sculptural rocking chairs and sailing cord for the upholstery – his trademark. After helping set up Britain’s first craft commune in 1972 he set up his own furniture workshop in Bath and frustration in public ignorance about modern furniture culture led him to start making films in 1986. he was invited to write his first book in 1989. As a guitarist he is self-taught and particularly drawn to the music of Bosanova – less is more. At heart Jeremy Broun is an educator and is passionate about the importance of the Practical Arts especially in our schools, in handing on…

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  • Address Bath,United Kingdom
  • Phone 07963 591650
  • Website http://www.jeremybroun.co.uk/
  • Category Alt Art, Alt Home, Alt Lifestyle
  • Location UK
  • Tags artist, books, British, broun, cabintmaker, craft, designer, dvd, dvds, furniture, guitarist, innovative, innovator, jeremy, jez, maker, musician, revival, routing, seventies, woodworking

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