furniture design

eion gibbs Chippendale school

Professional, intermediate

Eion Gibbs, who graduated from our professional course in June, was also our first intermediate course student. He first came to us on our month-long course while recovering from malaria. He’d been working as a film cameraman on two charitable projects, the Kilimanjaro Project and Trees 4 Kilimanjaro. Both charities are highlighting the environmental damage …

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Kent Turner Chippendale school

Stribh to overcome

Some students come to us straight from school, but many leave it a few years before enrolling at the Chippendale school. Many feel pressured to go into higher education and then into a job that they find unfulfilling. That’s when it becomes a choice between the conventional or following their dreams. We believe at the …

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Scottish parliamentarian visits school

Rachael Hamilton MSP for Scotland South recently visited the Chippendale International School of Furniture, meeting staff and students who this year come from nine different countries. Earlier this year, Education Scotland published a highly positive report on the school, which has established an international reputation for furniture design, restoration and making. Among the students she …

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Chippendale students to exhibit at Scottish parliament

Five gifted students from the Chippendale International School of Furniture will be exhibiting their work at the Scottish parliament this summer. The furniture school, between Haddington and Gifford, is a place of teaching excellence with students coming from around to the world. This year’s students come from the UK, USA, Austria, Australia, Poland, India, South …

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