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  • Outdoor Design: Bespoke sculpture, bench and rill – RHS Chelsea garden
    Bespoke sculpture, bench and rill – RHS Chelsea garden
    Outdoor Design
    The L K Bennett garden for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show was designed by Rachel de Thame and included sculpture, rill and a cantilevered bench. The products garden demonstrates Outdoor Design's craft, skill and problem solving...
  • Outdoor Design: 2.1m-high Tulip metal sculpture for private garden
    2.1m-high Tulip metal sculpture for private garden
    Outdoor Design
    Outdoor Design was commissioned by sculptor Simon Hempsell to fabricate a 2.1m-high Tulip sculpture he'd designed for a private garden. The sculpture features two corten steel faces with contrasting mirror-polished stainless...
  • 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.
  • Outdoor Design: Corten steel framework and water feature - RHS Chelsea
    Corten steel framework and water feature - RHS Chelsea
    Outdoor Design
    Bespoke corten steelwork, including elevated decking, a water feature and edging for the Family Monster Garden, RHS Chelsea garden 2019. The project included the technical challenge of raising the level of the garden and...
  • 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...
  • Outdoor Design: Laser-cut copper leaf sculptures for private garden
    Laser-cut copper leaf sculptures for private garden
    Outdoor Design
    Outdoor Design was commissioned to create a set of three decorative garden sculptures for a project on behalf of a private client. The brief consisted of a photograph of a leaf, some basic dimensions, and a requirement to...
  • Outdoor Design: Concealed structural steelwork - bespoke water feature
    Concealed structural steelwork - bespoke water feature
    Outdoor Design
    Concealed structural steelwork for specialist water feature of Best Show Garden award winner at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019. Investment manager M&G commissioned leading designer Andy Sturgeon to create its Show Garden.
  • DP Structures: Wrought iron steel grilles for Rivington Pike gardens
    Wrought iron steel grilles for Rivington Pike gardens
    DP Structures
    DP Structures was commissioned to create the wrought iron steel grilles for a £multi-million regeneration project to refurbish the Lost Gardens of Rivington Pike, near Bolton. The garden was developed in the 19th century by...
  • DP Structures: Corten steel and brass sculptural tree - Bamber Bridge
    Corten steel and brass sculptural tree - Bamber Bridge
    DP Structures
    DP Structures was contracted to create a central feature for Bamber Bridge for South Ribble Borough Council as part of a major £3.35 million scheme of improvements. The 5.5m-high corten steel and brass tree sculpture refers...
  • 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...
  • Handspring Design: Sculpture and information wheels for River Sheaf Walk
    Sculpture and information wheels for River Sheaf Walk
    Handspring Design
    Handspring Design's concept for information wheels helped the company to win the commission for a heritage and culture sculpture and information signage for the River Sheaf Walk. The idea was to follow and illustrate the...
  • Barrell Sculpture: Dubai Wings sculpture welcomes visitors to hotel
    Dubai Wings sculpture welcomes visitors to hotel
    Barrell Sculpture
    Dubai Wings was commissioned by EMAAR Hospitality Group, who wanted a striking 'welcome' sculpture to stand outside Address Boulevard, a 5* hotel in Downtown Dubai. The work was commissioned following a competitive pitch.
  • Outdoor Design: Bespoke 2.3m-dia corten steel archway for private garden
    Bespoke 2.3m-dia corten steel archway for private garden
    Outdoor Design
    Outdoor Design was commissioned by garden designer Rhoda Maw to create a 2.3m-diameter Moongate, the largest the company has made so far, for a private garden. From a technical and fabrication point of view, the project is...
  • Factory Furniture: Stainless steel Globe chair
    Stainless steel Globe chair
    Factory Furniture
    We were approached by Diarmuid Gavin to produce a piece of feature furniturefor his National Lottery sponsored "Colourful Suburban Eden" installation at the 2004 Chelsea Flower Show. The brief was to create an exterior...
  • 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...