7 Dec 2018

jono smart & emily stephen

we've been using burnt oak in our work for quite some time now - from our boards and sculptural platters to furniture, to a recent huge interior project.

we love the charred matt black look and the stunning texture that is created when burning oak.

and it works so well with ceramics - especially the beautiful ceramics made by Jono Smart.

we've been making plinths in burnt oak and ash for Jono for a few years now and have just made some new pieces in time for his latest online shop opening tonight.

Jono and his partner Emily commissioned plinths and trays to their design, for his work and also for Emily's new work - beautifully delicate wood-turned bowls.

Jono and Emily's online shop opens tonight {Friday 7th Dec} at 7pm.


images 1, 2, 3 & 5 ©Jono Smart & Emily Stephen
image 4 ©pachadesign

19 Feb 2018

chalky pink + desert sand

chalky pink
desert sand

from our pinterest

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6 Feb 2018

studio SALE | 10th & 11th feb

studio SALE | 10th & 11th feb | 11am - 4pm | coffee & cake available

with new plans for our studio this year and new furniture & objects in the making, we thought we'd make some space and have a SALE of our current pieces.

we have some of our beautiful sculptural mirrors in the SALE and a new large circular mirror to be sold as a 2nd {which should be snapped up!}.
we'll also have furniture, lamps, clocks + more in the studio SALE over the weekend.

below is a preview of some of the SALE items.
if you would like to purchase any of the furniture or objects before our studio SALE this weekend, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

circular slate mirror
our latest large sculptural mirror design is this beautiful circular mirror with a stunning piece of reclaimed cornish slate.
this particular one is at a reduced price as it has two very tiny flaws in the mirror glass.
they can hardly be seen but because of this we are selling this mirror as a 2nd.
mirror :: 130cm diameter :: £700 {reduced from £900}

oak & steel side tables
we have 2 of these lovely little side tables in our SALE
light oak frames with steel tops - sold individually or as a pair
side tables :: 40cm x 40cm x 45cm high :: £165 each {reduced from £245 each}

oak & cornish slate lamp {lamp 1}
we have 2 of our oak & slate lamps in the SALE {lamp 2 below}
lamp :: 39cm high {69cm high with shade} x 12cm x 12cm
shade :: 38cm wide x 18cm deep x 24cm high
£135 {reduced from £195} price includes p&p to mainland uk

low T
a circular version of our other low tea table, made with beautiful english oak and a black steel base
low t :: 100cm diameter x 22.5cm :: £665 {reduced from £950}

square off-set mirror
this is the last of a limited edition of mirrors that we made using amazingly patinated reclaimed rusty steel
mirror :: 75cm square :: £245 {reduced from £595}

oak & cornish slate lamp {lamp 2}
the 2nd of our oak & slate lamps in the SALE - the reclaimed oak on this one is more gnarly than lamp 1, with some nice natural splits on the side
lamp :: 39cm high {69cm high with shade} x 12cm x 12cm
shade :: 38cm wide x 18cm deep x 24cm high
£135 {reduced from £195} price includes p&p to mainland uk

oak & slate side tables
we used reclaimed oak & cornish slate for these sturdy little side tables
2 available in our SALE - sold individually or as a pair
side tables :: 45cm x 45cm x 45cm high :: £245 each {reduced from £375}

long off-set mirror
striking large-scale mirror featuring a beautifully sculptural piece of reclaimed cornish slate with large section of mirror off-set
mirror :: 185cm long x 43cm high :: £850 {reduced from £1250}

burnt oak & cornish slate lamp with shade
we use the japanese technique shō sugi ban to burn the oak bringing out slight texture and to highlight the natural markings in the wood
the blackened wood is then protected with an eco hard wax oil
lamp :: 40cm high {67cm high with shade} x 21cm wide x 13cm deep
shade :: 38cm wide x 18cm deep x 24cm high
£160 {reduced from £225} price includes p&p to mainland uk

if you would like anymore info or you'd like to purchase any of the furniture or objects before our studio SALE this weekend, do email us.

pachadesign studio SALE
11am to 4pm | saturday 10th feb & sunday 11th feb
koa tree camp, welcombe, near bideford, devon, ex39 6he

hope to see you at our studio
sammy & glenn | pachadesign


6 Nov 2017

art and substance: 4th to 30th nov

art and substance is our latest joint exhibition featuring furniture + objects + art from us, Paul Anderson, Christian O'Reilly and Rose Anderson.

curated within 2 gallery spaces at The Castle Bude in Cornwall, the exhibition includes beautifully sculptural furniture and objects as well as delicate paintings of wildflowers and windblown trees.

the exhibition is open now and runs until the 30th November.

we've put a few sneak peeks + close-up details from the exhibition below but to see more please visit the exhibition.

1. large circular sculptural reclaimed cornish slate mirror by pachadesign
2. console & platters by Paul Anderson
3. circular lowT table and burnt oak platter with brass feet by pachadesign
4. paintings by Rose Anderson
5. fluted oak desk by Christian O'Reilly and burnt oak platter with brass feet by pachadesign

the exhibition is open daily from 10am - 4pm and is free entry.
The Castle Bude also has a cafe with beautiful views over Summerleaze Beach.
to find The Castle Bude click here

don't forget to like our facebook page for more updates on new work, events and sale items: here
and you can add your name & email address to our mailing list: here


15 Jul 2017

on our pinterest

dreaming of sunlight and palm tree shadows today

{images from our sunshine pinterest board here}

23 May 2017

our 2 day open studio 27th & 28th may

we are having a 2 day open studio at our new space this weekend, with new work & 20% off all mirrors and clocks.
if you didn't get a chance to come to the opening of our new space last month or you want to visit again, we'd love to see you this Saturday or Sunday in Welcombe.

our new work includes sculptural burnt oak platters, rusted steel vessels + a beautiful minimal low oak coffee table just finished this week.
we'll have a selection of our reclaimed Cornish slate mirrors & clocks ranging in sizes, all with 20% off.
we'll also have plenty of serving boards and sushi plates in slate, our very popular salad servers in walnut or oak, chopping boards and our oak & slate lamps.
you'll be able to view and buy a selection of our furniture too, including coffee tables, consoles and side tables.

our new sculptural burnt oak platters in the studio

a view of our new studio space

rusted steel vessels, perfect for small cacti & succulents or for keeping little treasures in like crystals

more details on our facebook page here and the poster below


27 Apr 2017

our new work at ingenious pursuits 29th & 30th april

come & join us this weekend where we'll be exhibiting brand new work at the exciting new show Ingenious Pursuits.
a gathering of local artists & makers based in and around Bude, North Cornwall, the event will take place at Norton Barton Artisan Food Village.
the 2 day event will showcase beautiful new work from 12 hand picked artists & makers from disciplines including furniture, sculpture, ceramics, photography, art, lighting, printmaking & macramé.

entry to the event is free, with donations welcome to 2 local environmental initiatives.
food will be available by caterers Beautiful & the Feast, bar by Norton Barton and coffee by local roasters Sabins Coffee.

for more details: ingenious pursuits facebook page here

11 Apr 2017

our new studio opening this weekend

we've had a busy start to the year and lots of changes over the last few months too.  
we moved to Cornwall and found a new place for our workshop / studio space, so it feels like a completely fresh start for us which is great.

the studio space we found needed lots of work and we've spent the last few months converting it - we've built a completely new floor, some interior walls, a new ceiling, painted the inside and outside of the building and planned the space so that we can use it as not only a workshop but as a more permanent studio space to show our work.

it's very much going to be a multi-functional space - we have lots of ideas for the space to evolve and so it's a work in progress for us.  

we'd love you to come & visit us at our new studio space this Easter for our very first opening {details below}. our new space is still in Welcombe - follow signs to Koa Tree Camp just as you turn off the A39.

see you soon

sammy & glenn


13 Dec 2016

leaf lanterns by pachadesign

leaf lanterns by pachadesign

our beautiful leaf lanterns are the perfect little gifts for xmas, simply on their own or grouped together.
handmade by us in Cornwall, each lantern comes in a little box with tea-light & care instructions.
a lovely natural decoration with a warm golden glow when lit.

£16.50 each which includes p&p to mainland UK {Worldwide prices on the website}.
our last UK posting date for xmas is the 18th Dec.

Buy here: http://www.pachadesign.co.uk/leaf_lantern.html

7 Dec 2016

currently loving

it's been such a long time since we did one of our currently loving features but we saw Derek's Winter Edit today and had to share.
we've been fans of Derek's beautiful ceramics since meeting him at Origin a few years ago and are lucky enough to own 4 pieces of his work.

"Winter Edit is a curated selection of samples, limited editions and exclusive gallery pieces direct from the studio" Derek Wilson Ceramics

visit Derek's online shop here
beautiful image by Nic Eames here

6 Dec 2016

MADE BRIGHTON - Sat 10th Dec 2016

come & see us this Saturday at our last xmas 2016 show:

MADE BRIGHTON - The Design & Craft Fair
St Bartholomew's Church, Ann Street, Brighton, BN1 4GP
Saturday 10th December  10.30am - 6pm

our last event of 2016 is the new one day show MADE BRIGHTON curated by Tutton & Young.
the show takes place at St Bartholomew's Church, just a 5 minute walk from Brighton station and will show the work of 65 of the countries best designer makers - jewellery, ceramics, home wares, textiles + more.

we shall be exhibiting and selling a selection of our handmade objects including our beautiful leaf lanterns, mirrors in reclaimed Cornish slate, our new salad servers in walnut and oak, serving boards in oak and burnt oak, and we'll have our reclaimed Cornish slate serving plates in some new shapes - perfect for serving sushi, hors d'oeuvres, artisan chocolates or simply to use as coasters for sake cups or tea bowls.

along with some of the work we will have at the show, we have chosen a small selection below of other designer makers work that we are looking forward to seeing at MADE BRIGHTON this Saturday {see below image for info}.

1st row: leaf lantern | pachadesign {stand 53}
2nd row: rose ring | tanja ufer {stand 12} & carbon steel knives | two sticks forge {stand 5}
3rd row: beach stone | sue mundy {stand 29} & Cornish slate mirror | pachadesign {stand 53}
4th row: farrow silk scarf | sophie darling {stand 18} & salad servers | pachadesign {stand 53}

our website: www.pachadesign.co.uk
MADE BRIGHTON:  www.madebrighton.co.uk


5 Dec 2016

on our pinterest

beautiful handmade objects from raw materials | from our pinterest boards 
details below & follow us here

1: stoneware | yoshimi futamura | puls ceramics {ceramics}
2: desk sculptures | kristina dam studio {objects}
3: carved wooden object | hiroto nakanishi {objects}
4: bronze u bench | christopher stuart {objects} 


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