‘Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful’
At Menzies Furniture we try to embody the ethos of the arts and crafts movement by using sustainable natural materials and finishes, utilizing and researching a variety of traditional skills and craftsmen in the areas of stained glass, copper beaten panels and hand carving. Much of the movement was based of the importance of not losing the hand-crafts in the name of progression, we strive for that same goal. In the design of each piece we strive to make the functional beautiful and with the combination of traditional and modern techniques. We are not only influenced by the Arts and Crafts Movement but also by the resulting styles of Arts Nouveau and Arts Deco. In our design we not only continue the Arts and Crafts movement but develop the style by building on what has gone before to revitalise such an influential style .