Graduate Exhibition 2023

Our 2023 Graduate Exhibition & Fine Furniture Sale took place Wednesday 14 to Saturday 17 June 2023. It was a grand showcase of our students’ work over nine intensive months on the 30-week Professional Course, where visitors attended for free to view their stunning and unique designs.

The students’ fine furniture designs are available here, on our Instagram and YouTube channels.

Graduate Exhibition Showreel

If you couldn’t make it to the 2023 Exhibition, you can view the incredible designs that were on display from our 30 Week Course students below.

Group 1

A showcase of outstanding fine furniture designs from:

  • Nicholas Davis, UK
  • David Hood, USA
  • Samuel Pekarsky, Canada
  • Robert Edwards, Scotland

Group 2

A showcase of outstanding fine furniture designs from:

  • Kelsey Hershey, USA
  • Dina Quaas, Germany
  • Harris le Derf, Scotland
  • Daphne Kipreos, Chile

Group 3

A showcase of outstanding fine furniture designs from:

  • Christophe Blunt, UK
  • Anya Popattanachai, Thailand
  • Chris Alley, USA
  • Ivan Baretto, India

Group 4

A showcase of outstanding fine furniture designs from:

  • Eivind Smedal, Norway
  • Fahad Aljurbua, Saudi Arabia
  • Douglas Wilkie, UK
  • Matthew Armstrong, UK/Kenya

Group 5

A showcase of outstanding fine furniture designs from:

  • Colin Mackie, Scotland
  • Helene Sundt, Norway
  • Mark Hoskyns-Abrahall, UK
  • Harry Shonk, UK

Group 6

A showcase of outstanding fine furniture designs from:

  • Tony Matthew, Singapore/India
  • John Floyd, UK
  • Josianne Borg Sammut, Malta
  • Lauren Lederman, USA
  • Oisin Gallagher, Ireland



If you are looking to embark on a career change or you have an interest in the art of woodworking and furniture design, get in touch and arrange a visit.

Find Out More About Our Courses


Our professional course is ideal for those looking to pursue a career in fine furniture design and making. With 30 students, starting each year in October, taught by an in-house team of tutors and a range of visiting experts.


This intermediate course is the right choice for those looking to advance their existing skillset. With a syllabus that consists of a series of set projects, each packed with learning outcomes, the course is intensive and intimate with only 8 students to 3 tutors.


This course is for those who wish to come and design and make a piece of furniture. With a maximum of 4 students, these courses are popular with hobbyists and fill up fast. The complexity of the design will be dictated by the individual student’s level of experience.


Ideal for beginners, the introductory course covers a wide range of woodworking fundamentals. This is great way to get a taste of the teaching environment at Chippendale and is a popular choice for those interested in the 30-week professional course. Other 1-week courses include wood bending techniques, upholstery and restoration.


These courses provide the most accessible route into woodworking. Over 2 days, students can learn how to turn a stool on one of our woodturning weekends. Or, carve a set of wooden spoons on our spoon carving course.
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