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  • URBASTYLE®: Custom concrete sculpture manufacture – Ghent (B)
    Custom concrete sculpture manufacture – Ghent (B)
    URBASTYLE®
    The form of this sculpture, in Ghent, Belgium, is open to interpretation to the beholder - is it a mirror, a bell or a well? The concrete base with a was realised in a single piece to the request of the artist.
  • Cobblestone Designs: Mosaic paving, Almondvale Shopping Centre, Livingston
    Mosaic paving, Almondvale Shopping Centre, Livingston
    Cobblestone Designs
    Cobblestone Designs were approached by Camille Archer, West Lothian Council Arts Development Officer who was in the process of commissioning a piece of art for Livingston's busy Almondvale shopping centre. Land Securities...
  • DP Structures: The Shuttle commemorative monument, Nelson
    The Shuttle commemorative monument, Nelson
    DP Structures
    The town of Nelson in Lancashire wanted a commemorative monument to celebrate its importance during the Industrial Revolution. Initially the plan was to install a contemporary spike but town council members decided to...
  • Outdoor Design: Laser-cut grilles - The Seedlip Garden, RHS Chelsea
    Laser-cut grilles - The Seedlip Garden, RHS Chelsea
    Outdoor Design
    Outdoor Design created a set of intricate steel grilles, laser-cut with designs inspired by garden peas, interspersed among conventional stepping stones in the Gold Medal-winning Seedlip Garden at RHS Chelsea in 2018. These...
  • DP Structures: Corten steel WW1 war memorial, Leyland
    Corten steel WW1 war memorial, Leyland
    DP Structures
    DP Studio was commissioned by South Ribble Council to technically design and fabricate a 9m-high corten sculpture, in commemoration of the soldiers that lost their lives in WW1. This striking memorial is manufactured from...
  • DP Structures: Corten steel gateway sculpture for Burnley
    Corten steel gateway sculpture for Burnley
    DP Structures
    Burnley Bondholders, a network of organisations working across private and public sectors to promote Burnley, wanted a landmark sculpture to mark the entry to the borough. This 24ft corten steel sculpture was designed by...
  • Outdoor Design: Bespoke bronze fins, RHS Chelsea Best Show Garden 2016
    Bespoke bronze fins, RHS Chelsea Best Show Garden 2016
    Outdoor Design
    17 bespoke bronze fins from Outdoor Design, manufactured in various sizes, up to 3.5m high and 2.2m across, formed the centrepiece of designer Andy Sturgeon's Best Show Garden at the 2016 RHS Chelsea Flower Show. 3D...
  • Ian Marlow: Otter sculpture in stainless steel
    Otter sculpture in stainless steel
    Ian Marlow
    This Otter sculpture was created for a development by Knightstone Housing at Kings College in Taunton. There was very little in the way of a brief for this project which simply required a focal scultpture feature for the...
  • Outdoor Design: Laser-cut stainless steel portholes – Hampton Court
    Laser-cut stainless steel portholes – Hampton Court
    Outdoor Design
    The Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace is a family playground, with turrets, battlements, mythical beasts and aerial walkways. Outdoor Design was commissioned by the Historic Royal Palaces, which operates the attraction,...
  • Outdoor Design: Plinth, edging and planter for RHS Chelsea Flower Show
    Plinth, edging and planter for RHS Chelsea Flower Show
    Outdoor Design
    Bespoke planter, free-standing plinths, and edging were commissioned for Hamish Mackie's award-winning stand at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019. Outdoor Design created the planter and plinths in corten steel, pre-treated to...
  • DP Structures: Corten steel and bronze Pendle Witch sculpture
    Corten steel and bronze Pendle Witch sculpture
    DP Structures
    This sculpture was created to commemorate the 400th anniversary of one of the most infamous witch trials of the 17th century - that of the Pendle witches. These women lived in the early 1600's at a time of religious...
  • DP Structures: Leyland Horse 4m-high sculpture
    Leyland Horse 4m-high sculpture
    DP Structures
    A 4m-high horse sculpture has been crafted from corten weathering steel, stainless steel and brass for South Ribble Council. The sculpture is reflective of the role the horse and cart played in Leyland’s evolution as a...
  • Livingreen Design: Large-scale Christmas baubles raise funds for charity
    Large-scale Christmas baubles raise funds for charity
    Livingreen Design
    Livingreen created seven large-scale Christmas baubles for the Glasgow cancer charity Beatson. These have been placed in shopping centres within the Glasgow area in order to raise funds over the Christmas period. The stand...
  • Ian Marlow: Stainless steel swan sculpture for private house
    Stainless steel swan sculpture for private house
    Ian Marlow
    This was is a stainless steel sculpture featuring a swan in flight above a cluster of bullrushes. It was a private commission for a new renovation. The stairs, in oak, stainless steel and glass, had a central rise going to...
  • Ian Marlow: Stainless steel screen and seat sculpture for hospital
    Stainless steel screen and seat sculpture for hospital
    Ian Marlow
    This stainless steel sculpture by Ian Marlow, created for a hospital at Bridgwater, functions as a screen and a seat. The brief was for it to act as a screen for the rooms behind it and provide a seat on the balcony area. It...