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Bespoke Solid Wood Kitchens: Beautiful and functional interiors with minimal environmental impact

Bespoke Solid Wood Kitchens & Furniture Handcrafted from Reclaimed Pine and accredited sustainable Hardwoods

Rick Forward, sole proprietor of New from Old, near Cambridge, designs and handbuilds bespoke solid wood kitchens and solid wood furniture for the home.

All his furniture is made from either reclaimed pine or new accredited sustainable hardwoods, resulting in environmentally friendly kitchens and furniture. From his workshop in East Anglia, he handcrafts sustainable solid wood household furniture: bespoke kitchens, freestanding kitchen cabinets, office furniture, bedroom furniture, garden furniture, as well as tables, chairs and doors.

Environmentally Friendly Kitchens handcrafted in Cambridgeshire (UK)

Rick Forward's philosophy is to create beautiful and functional interiors with minimal environmental impact.

He creates individually designed furniture that is made to measure each customer's requirements.

Being a furniture craftsman, he uses time-tested methods of craftsmanship to create traditionally made kitchens and furniture that benefits you the customer and takes care of our environment.

Exhibiting as part of Cambridge Open Studios

As part of Cambridge Open Studios 2019, Riverside Arts (Guide no 200) will once again transform the New from Old Workshop into an extensive studio space showcasing an exciting diversity of artwork including furniture, paintings, textiles, weavings, ceramics, willow and digital drawings. Visitors will be encouraged to try their hand at spinning, basket making and pottery throwing. This is always a very popular venue and many visitors enjoy a drink and some cake whilst they browse.

The artists taking part this year are Rick Forward, Caroline Forward, Kimberley Allen, Ditty Dokter, Jane Frost, Rick Gordon, Jeremy Peake and Diana Watts.

The exhibition is open 13th,14th, 20th and 21st July, 11am to 6pm, and by appointment during the week in between. All work will be for sale, with card payments accepted. We look forward to welcoming our visitors!

  • New from Old workshop Oil Painting Excelsior by Caroline Forward Riverside Arts group of artist makers

  • Interior Design Award 2017, New from Old

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