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About Dean Watson : Sole Furniture design and manufacture unique freestanding furniture items. They let the materials and required manufacture processes play a key role from start to finish in the concept development stages of each piece. The result is very unique and modern, clean lined and often minimalist furniture, that is not only of sound build quality but is also extremely cost effective to manufacture.
STATEMENT OF ART:
Design to me is not really about thinking outside the box but rather taking a much longer look inside the box.

ORGANIZATION:
Sole Furniture Ltd

NON-DESIGN OCCUPATION:
Wood or related products assembler Industrial production, manufacture, metal

EDUCATION:
1996, Cabinet Making & machining, NVQ & City& guilds level 3, Leeds College of Art and Design/England.
2001, furniture design and Craftsmanship, BA Hons, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College/England.

EXPERIENCE:
1996, Apprenticeship, Ellis Furniture, Huddersfield/England.
2004, Cabinet maker, Instone Designs, High Wycombe/England.
2005, Furniture designer & Draughtsman, NEJ Stevenson Ltd, Rugby/England.
2013, Director, Sole solutions & Sole Furniture, Rugby/England.

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2003, New Designers, Business Design Centre, London/England
2003, DKNY Exhibition, 124 New Bond Street, london/England

AWARDS:
1998, Gold medal, National Skillbuild Competition, Manchester/England

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
2005, Talent Spotting, FX Magazine, Progressive Media Publishing, London, Great Britain.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
English (Native)

COMPUTER LITERACY:
Autocad, Solidworks,

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
2014, British Furniture Manufacturers Association, Great Britain.
2014, ACID, Great Britain

HOBBIES:
Cycling, walking, 3D printing, chess.

WEB SITE:
www.solefurniture.com

PORTFOLIO URL:
www.solefurniture.com

REGISTRATION DATE:
2014-06-29 07:24:48

COUNTRY:
Great Britain

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Start-Up

Awards received by Dean Watson


Nestle Table

A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2014
Dean Watson for Sole Furniture Ltd

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