'Inspired by Nature, Crafted by Hand'

Journal Newspaper Article, Karen Wilson

Jolyon Yates Ocean Rocker Leaf Stool edge
Photo : The Chronicle www.chroniclelive.co.uk

Jolyon Yates has gone from designing cars and boats to cutting-edge sculptural furniture. Karen Wilson speaks to the Whitley Bay Designer about his new venture ODEChair. At first glance you'd be forgiven for thinking Jolyon Yates's work was simply sculptural art. But the 41 year-old Designer has managed to fuse form and function perfectly with his stunning curved furniture, which is influenced by the natural world around him. After launching ODEChair last year, his designs has created a buzz among the design world on the internet and been picked up by International design publications, winning a Gold award from
Craft&Design Magazine. Their also on display at Newcastle's Biscuit Factory. It's no surprise though when you consider his design pedigree ...
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