Gareth Neal is a hands-on top product designer fascinated by historical techniques and aesthetics roots. Graduated from Buckinghamshire University in 1996 with a BA Honors in Furniture Design and Craftsmanship, the artist conceives a strong narrative throughout his works, and as one of the best product designers in the world, he has the mastery of translating contextual references into interesting objects of contemporary design: One Hundred Edition displays some of his most unique design pieces!
“The future for crafts is one to celebrate. I believe there is a renaissance going on now.”
Gareth Neal is an East London-based top furniture designer who through material inventiveness and curiosity: the artist is truly passionate about honoring ‘people, process and place’ working collaboratively to champion the use of indigenous materials and traditional processes. His design studio creates a diversity of modern furniture pieces including seating, cabinetry, and sculptural artworks all with a focus on sustainability and respect for the environment.
All his craftsmanship pieces are concerned with the dialogue among the historical and contemporary design. The top product designer combines 3D computer drawing, CNC processes, and 3D printing with the intricacy of professional craftsmanship to make his sculptural pieces.
With sustainable methods of making new products, his innovative approaches to creating provide a critical framework for his ideas, as the designs develop into the new and diverse territory.
Some of his most iconic pieces were displayed in the public collections of the Victoria & Albert Museum, UK; Crafts Council, UK; and Manchester Metropolitan, UK, and the Design Museum Holon, Israel.