New Ashgate Gallery champions the best of contemporary art and craft providing an unparalleled resource in Farnham, Surrey and beyond

Shopping cart0 itemsCheckout


Laurence Brand

Vase Vessel


Ref: 74502

16 x 9 x 2 cms


Laurence Brand

I strive to create elegant, refined objects for the home, made primarily from fine native hardwoods. My work aims to celebrate honest and minimal design, elevate beautiful materials, and bring to light the rich process of making. The relationship between wood and other materials excites me: the likeness of unglazed porcelain to chalky white ash, and warm, radiant brass paired with rich English walnut. Interaction between objects themselves and the environments in which they are placed is important in my practice.
I am inspired by the mechanical beauty I find in the machines which surround me in my workshop, and am motivated by the work and ethos of designers and craft workers such as Dieter Rams and James Krenov.
In recent work I present a dialogue between the graceful, delicate nature of a small vessel and a gritty industrial aesthetic.

New Ashgate Gallery
Waggon Yard, Farnham GU9 7PS

Telephone: 01252 713208
Charity: 274326
Company: 1324906
VAT registration: 413979331

Best Art Gallery & Shop 2020: Surrey, Southern Enterprise Awards

Art Shop of the Year 2020: Surrey, The Corporate Livewire South England Prestige Awards
  • Farnham Craft Town
  • New Ashgate Gallery