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Susan Bradley

.....“Susan Bradley successfully takes contemporary interior decoration to our balconies, patios and gardens with wit and beauty.”
                                              Wayne Hemmingway

Susan Bradley is a fresh British design talent. After an established career in the multi-media design industry, she has successfully turned her attention to 3-dimensional design. Since her design studio was established in 2004 Susan's designs have won international acclaim being exhibited in London, Milan, Cologne, Rotterdam and Tokyo, and featuring in leading design, style and interiors media worldwide.

Susan creates original and innovative interior and exterior designs with a distinctive graphic quality. She is best known for her award winning intricately cut metal designs, used in interior and exterior spaces around the world, in both residential and contract situations. Her work encompasses furniture, interior and exterior accessories, products and lighting.

The studio is committed to excellence in design, innovation and quality and to promoting and using British manufacturers.

In addition to her own design collections Susan provides a consultancy and commissioning service for both private and commercial clients, working with architects, interior designers and garden designers to create bespoke designs for a wide range on interior and exterior settings both in the UK and around the world.

Her work has been employed in bars, restaurants, hotels and retail environments, for clients including Harvey Nichols, George Smith Furniture, Soho House, D Hotel, The Farm, DKNY, Urban Outfitters and Top Shop Boutique.

Education

  • MA Furniture Design &Technology, BCUC
  • BA Hons (First Class) Furniture Design & Technology, London Guildhall University
  • BSc Hons Geography, University of Nottingham

AWARDS + COMPETITIONS

  • Hidden Art Awards Winner, 2009
  • Bright Ideas Award Winner, 2007
  • DesignNation selection, March 2007
  • 100% Design Bursary winner, 2006
  • Arts Council Grant For The Arts, 2006
  • Clerkenwell Green Association Award, 2006
  • German Design Council ‘Inspired By Cologne’ 2006, finalist
  • Elle Decoration Design Awards 2005, Best Wall Covering, finalist
  • Design & Decoration Awards 2005, winner
  • DKNY Design Showcase 2004, finalist

VISITING LECTURER

  • BA (hons) Design Crafts, OCVC / De Montford University

  • BA (hons) Textiles and Surface Design, BCUC, High Wycombe,

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINARS

  • For The Crafts Council, One Year On
  • For CIRIC (Creative Industries Research and Innovative Centre), Swansea Institute, 2007. Two days undertaking 1 to 1 advice sessions, seminars and lectures for their members, staff and students.
  • For Clerkenwell Green Association (Craft Central)

MENTORING

  • For Cockpit Arts 2008/2009
  • For the Mentoring Matters programme, Palmer Hamilton Partnership, 2008. I Mentored a new jewellery designer on this exciting new scheme in London.

TEACHING

  • Devising and running a 6 week design programme for the Arts Council Creative Partnerships,with Modern Art Oxford and Oxford Community School, 2008.

JUDGING

  • Judging the Craft Central Bright Ideas Award 2008, alongside journalists and design and retail professionals.

MEMBERSHIPS

DesignNation
Hidden Art
Clerkenwell Green Association
ACID

Design Protect by Briffa

All Copyright, design rights and intellectual property belong to Susan Bradley. Any infringement of intellectual property will be pursued.

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Branch Log Rack

For those sonofaguns lucky enough to enjoy a working fireplace in their home, it is just about the time of the season for warming. Whether you're working with Duraflame quick start or the real deal rounded up in your rugged backyard, Susan Bradley's brown powder-coated steel rack will keep your kindling in line until it's time to set the evening alight.

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London Landmark Bookends

For those who are tickled by the sight of Trellick Tower, who get giddy when the Gherkin comes into view, or whose hearts beat for Battersea, these powder-coated steel bookends by Susan Bradley will satisfy a little bit of London lust. We spotted them on a recent trip to the big smoke and wouldn't mind them holding up our dog-eared copies of Brit lit on a shelf at home.

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