• Tue 19 Feb 2013

    Dorothy Hogg MBE: a Portrait

    Dorothy Hogg MBE is widely recognised as one of the most important designer jewellers of the last half-century. Having already been awarded an MBE in 2001, she was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Medal at the 2010 Goldsmiths’ Craft and Design Awards in recognition of her “outstanding contribution and commitment to the craft and industry of silversmithing, jewellery and the allied crafts”. Tom ...

  • Fri 01 Feb 2013

    Meet the Maker: Marianne Forrest

    Who’s Who in Gold and Silver subscriber Marianne Forrest is the only UK designer-maker who creates watches, clocks and architectural timepieces. Tom Bowtell met her to talk about serendipity, seizing the moment, and the squidginess of ceramics. 

    One of the questions Marianne Forrest finds hardest to answer is “what is your job title?” It is thus a little unfortunate that I choose to open...