Tom Faulkner is an Award winning British company, which makes distinctive contemporary handmade furniture. Known for its beautiful tables, chairs, lighting and accessories, the company is renowned for its architectural lines, geometric shapes, and strong silhouettes.
As Tom says “I believe in the richness of simplicity: there might often be complex geometry at work in my pieces but most of what I create looks strong and clean – I do not use a lot of ornament. The quality of any piece lies in the line, proportion, and detail.”
The collections are predominantly made from steel or bronze, and incorporate other materials including stone, wood, marble, glass and leather. The company has extensive workshops in Wiltshire, and Tom divides his time between there and the London showroom in Lots Road, in the Chelsea Design District.
The brand is also represented in several showrooms in America, as well as Canada and even Japan.
Tom Faulkner started designing and making furniture in the early 90s, but it was his discovery of metal that set him on the road to the present day. He was intrigued by the material’s inherent combination of strength and malleability, and fascinated by the possibilities it offered.
Tom has continued to explore the possibilities of form and shape, allowing his sculptural shapes and sensual curves to speak for themselves.
The workshop is where everything is designed, tested, prototyped, and made. A place where inspiration and ideas flow. There is an expert team of welders, painters and artisans and clients and potential clients are more than welcome to visit – especially if a particular piece has been commissioned.
Tom is involved in many of the pieces personally, and works closely with both private clients and the top interior designers both here and overseas.
This autumn, Tom Faulkner is launching his new collection with a week-long event in his Chelsea showroom during the London Design Festival. There are several new tables, a new desk, new finishes, some Murano glass, and brand new lighting. There will also be a special one off-piece that Tom has been working on over the summer.
Learn more about Tom Faulkner at tomfaulkner.co.uk.