Award-winning British designer-maker Ted Jefferis launches his debut collection in 2014 under the brand TedWood. Comprising of a dining table, bench, storage and lighting, all pieces are handcrafted in Ted's West Sussex workshop from seasoned British timber using traditional methods.
Ted's family history is engrained with design and woodwork heritage. The son of a classic boat builder, Ted took up studying at Oxford Brookes University, where he began to explore the concept of furniture as a scaled down form of architecture. His new collection continues the appreciation of the fundamental relationship between furniture and the surrounding interior.
Ted is fastidious in his selection of wood, and using sustainably grown wood is a simple yet elegant solution to locking away carbon for generations to come. It is Ted's fond hope that, through his work. He will emphasise and encourage sustainability, permanancy and narrative, creating a couterbalance to the throwaway culture of modern society.