Ingrid LaTrobe

After studying painting at Falmouth College of Arts I did other things and found I wasn`t painting – but I was always making something and often, that something was made from wood. I then did a furniture course and I now make cupboards from a rural workshop near Falmouth, Cornwall. My work is very different from the usual furniture available. My ideas are inspired by glimpses of shapes on everyday architecture, usually observed during travels in warmer climates – Northern Africa, Greece and Turkey. Each cupboard begins with a quick sketch and takes shape as it is made. Usually painted with pigments brought during my travels, the end results is a warm and friendly piece. A totally one off individual design, I hope you like them”

Cupboard - Ingrid LaTrobe

Cupboard2 - Ingrid LaTrobe

Cupboard3 - Ingrid LaTrobe