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Hand carved lettering in oak by Martin Cook

Hand carved lettering in oak by Martin Cook Martin Cook's hand carved and gilded lettering in oak Hand carved lettering in oak by Martin Cook This hand carved lettering can be seen at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford.  The lettering has been intricately carved into the oak using [...]

By | 2017-09-03T10:03:06+00:00 February 5th, 2016|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Hand carved Portland stone memorial by Martin Cook

Hand carved portland stone memorial by Martin Cook Hand carved Portland stone memorial by Martin Cook This elegant hand carved Portland stone memorial by Martin Cook has deeply carved lettering and the relief carved symbol of ying and yang.  The hand carved memorial was designed by Martin Cook at the drawing board at [...]

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 Antithesis of Sarcophagi by Martin Cook and Gary Breeze

RHS CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW 2016 ANTITHESIS OF SARCOPHAGI BY MARTIN COOK AND GARY BREEZE The Marble and Granite Centre – Antithesis of Sarcophagi Designed by Martin Cook and Gary Breeze Built by Chris Holland Landscapes Sponsored by The Marble and Granite Centre Ltd Also exhibiting in the Fresh category for The Marble and Granite Centre [...]

By | 2017-09-03T10:04:11+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Hand carved lettering in slate

hand carved wooden boxes by Martin Cook hand carved lettering in slate by Martin Cook These beautiful and elegant boxes feature hand carved lettering in slate. Martin Cook designed and carved these idigbo and slate boxes for an exhibition.  The boxes are hand made and the lettered slate lids show flowing [...]

Hand carved riven Welsh slate standing stone

Hand carved riven Welsh slate standing stone hand carved riven Welsh slate standing stone by Martin Cook Studio This hand carved riven Welsh slate standing stone is a commission by a private client to grace their beautiful garden. The hand carved riven Welsh slate standing stone was designed and carved by Martin Cook [...]

Hand carved Portland Stone monument

Hand carved Portland Stone monument This impressive war memorial was designed and carved by hand at the Martin Cook Studio in Buckinghamshire. The Portland Stone monument features large hand carved letters and a relief carving of the globe.  The elegant and simple monument was designed by Martin Cook to impress upon the viewer the extensive [...]

Felix Dennis Shard Garden By Martin Cook and Gary Breeze

York stone standing stone by Martin Cook and Gary Breeze Felix Dennis Shard Garden by Martin Cook and Gary Breeze I have recently finished making The Shard Garden for the late publisher Felix Dennis.  I collaborated with artist Gary Breeze to make the 46 standing stones, each with incised poetry by Felix Dennis. [...]

By | 2015-08-06T11:24:01+00:00 August 6th, 2015|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Martin Cook at the Bohun Gallery Henley-on-Thames

Martin Cook at The Bohun Gallery Henley-on-Thames Martin Cook will be contributing to the Artists and Music exhibition at The Bohun Gallery, Henley-on-Thames. Martin is showing two hand carved Welsh slate pieces. Martin Cook will be exhibiting at The Bohun Gallery Henley-on-Thames

By | 2015-06-09T10:30:37+00:00 June 9th, 2015|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Hand carved memorial to Robin Gibb by Martin Cook

Hand carved memorial to Robin Gibb by Martin Cook   This week marks the finish of a project that I am very proud to have been commissioned to make.  The hand carved memorial to Robin Gibb. The brief was to create a hand carved memorial that had a Celtic feel and celebrated the life of [...]

By | 2015-05-14T18:32:09+00:00 May 14th, 2015|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Welsh slate house sign

Welsh slate house sign This elegant Welsh slate house sign was hand carved by Martin Cook.  You can see many examples of Welsh slate house signs on Martin's gallery. Martin likes to hand carve into natural British stone such as Welsh slate, Cumbrian slate, Portland stone and Bath Stone.  Fine hand carved lettering looks beautiful [...]

By | 2015-02-26T14:34:01+00:00 February 26th, 2015|Martin's Blog|0 Comments