John Makepeace for web

Applied Arts

John bought Parnham House, Dorset in 1976 and founded the Parnham Trust to provide integrated courses in design, making and management for aspiring furniture makers.This was alongside but separate from his own furniture workshops. With his team of craftsman, he has completed commissions for the V&A, the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, the Arts Institute, Chicago, and private collections in the Britain, the United States and China. Last year, he won the Prince Philip Designers Prize 2016.