Collaboration with Jonathan Rose

Danish Disrupted for Decorex International 2019.

Have you ever wondered how creative collaborations come about?

The latest one for myself and Jonty Rose began its journey at DesignJunction in 2018 where we were both exhibiting with Design Nation.

From the start we realised that we shared a goal to create exceptional products for our adventurous client base, and we thought that together we could double the impact of our work.

What do you think?

Danish Disrupted. Jonathan Rose & Angie Parker.Photo: Article Studio

We’ve been working on a project for almost a year, and we can’t wait to introduce the resulting bespoke chairs and stools at Decorex International this October.

Jonathan Rose in his workshop, in Banchory, Scotland.
Angie Parker in her Bristol studio.

My statement vivid colours and exacting weaves fit perfectly into Jonathan’s danish design, in this original pair of functional artworks. They are available in further colour options and fabric designs.

Woven using my signature Krokbragd pattens, these intricate, timeless panels are time consuming to weave, and are frequently exhibited as textile art. (At the time of posting Orange Wave handwoven panel has been selected for the The Royal West of England Academy Annual Open Exhibition).
Don’t expect to see too many of the originals, but browse some of my other handwoven designs here.

We both see this collaboration as an ongoing partnership alongside our individual projects and here are our thoughts on it so far.

Jonty: “One thing that is great for me is the number of people Angie knows who love quality. It has been a delight working with someone with such energy and capability (and not needing me to do any tiresome mansplaining!) I hope we can do more together.”

Angie: “Collaborating with Jonty on this project has really opened my eyes to the potential of our combined skills. Both playing to our strengths, we’ve moved pretty quickly, and have found a way to best show our strongest designs together, whilst maintaining the individual style that made us want to work together in the first place. Jonty is really easy-going, entirely professional and his expertise in managing schedules brought this project in ahead of our initial deadlines” 

We’re really looking forward to chatting to visitors to Decorex International on Stand J 170, 6-9 October, or get in touch if you’d like to discuss this project using my contact page.