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As part of the Woodland Trust WW1 centenary project at Langley Vale, Epsom, Surrey, Society Fellow Andrew Lapthorn was commissioned by the Woodland Trust to design and build a memorial to the 14 British warships along with the lives of 5666 crew members whose lives were lost at the Battle of Jutland, 31 May - 1 June 1916. It was the last major battle in world history fought primarily by battleships.

Society Fellow Andrew Lapthorne was declared the overall winner of the 2021 Alan Peters Furniture Award for his work "Remnant Table"

The Society has selected the Members whose work will be exhibited at its latest exhibition - Excellence - at the Oxmarket Gallery, Chichester from 3 August - 15 August 2021. (Image - "Abyss" by Silke Espinet)

Society Fellow Dan Maier is featured in DailyArt Magazine talking about her work and current projects.

Society announces a new Chair of the Council

23 Apr 2021 · Press Releases

Kate Mason has been announced as the new Chair of the Society of Designer Craftsmen. Kate takes over as Chair from Kayley Holderness FSDC who has been Interim Chair for the last 12 months.

Society Member Fergus Wessel has just published a new book called Headstones- Advice and Inspiration. The book is being sold to raise money for Maggie's Cancer Care Charity and is one of the few publications in the UK which offers advice and ideas for choosing a headstone.

The Society of Designer Craftsmen is seeking to recruit an Administrator who will be responsible for the smooth and efficient administration of the Society, supporting the Chair and Trustees in achieving our vision and goals for our members and the wider public.

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