Inspired by combining unexpected elements, Tamasine believes that the structure and construction of an artefact may be displayed and expressed, rather than
Her designs have developed from exploration of the textures of landscapes, history, culture and ergonomics. Using organic forms and historical elements to direct the essence of her designs, she exploits the fundamental properties of materials and translates them into lyrical and thought provoking pieces of furniture. Her original training as an architect enables her to work within different scales, encompassing a wide variety skills and the use of different materials.
Tamasine studied Architecture at Manchester University and has subsequently worked for some years as a designer in London; achieving a Distinction MA in Furniture Design whilst working full time as Designer and Art Director for the
Willer gallery, London.
"The intention is to rekindle the human relationship with objects, encouraging an interaction of the visual with the tactile, expressing the simplicity of materials and honest construction - perhaps to stimulate curiosity
and awaken emotions using contrasting forms and elements"