.....“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.
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
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)
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.
Devising and running a 6 week design programme for the Arts Council Creative Partnerships,with Modern Art Oxford and Oxford Community School, 2008.
Judging the Craft Central Bright Ideas Award 2008, alongside journalists and design and retail professionals.
Clerkenwell Green Association
Design Protect by Briffa
All Copyright, design rights and intellectual property belong to Susan Bradley. Any infringement of intellectual property will be pursued.