architectural lettering

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Hand Carved Architectural Lettering

  Hand Carved Architectural Lettering Architectural lettering in wood Here is some architectural lettering that I carved in Oxford.  It is on the face of the Blavatnik School of Government, Jericho, Oxford.  The building is magnificent.   Architects Herzog & de Meuron.  It was great to revisit the building recently and take some photos [...]

Riven Welsh Slate Standing Stone

Riven Welsh Slate Standing Stone Riven slate standing stone I made this piece for a private client so time ago.  I discovered this image in the archives and was delighted to rediscover it. It is always a great surprise when I find images of work that I had forgotten.  Over the years I [...]

Portland stone relief carved panel

Portland Stone relief carved panel This large carved Portland stone panel depicts The Buddha sitting under the Bohdi Tree.  I made this for our own kitchen.  It was a pleasure to make and it looks fantastic under the lighting. It is very rare that I make a piece as a personal indulgence.  My studio is [...]

Hand carved slate memorials

Hand carved slate memorials Martin Cook creates beautiful individually designed Welsh slate headstones from his Buckinghamshire studio. Each Welsh slate headstone is designed and carved by hand. Martin Cook only uses the best Welsh slate to create his headstones.  He travels to the Welsh quarries to personally select the very best pieces of slate for [...]

Lettering in wood by Martin Cook

Lettering in wood by Martin Cook Hand carved lettering wood by Martin Cook Martin hand carves lettering on natural British stone such as slate, limestone, Portland stone and Cumbrian slate.  However he is also very well know the design and making of lettering carved in wood.   carved lettering in wood by martin cook [...]

Architectural Lettering

Architectural Lettering Architectural Lettering by Martin Cook Over Martin's long and varied career he has had the priviledge of working with some great architects to design and carve fantastic lettering that will stand the test of time.  He is greatest commission was from Sir Norman Forster to carve the lettering and inlaid floor at the [...]

Slate House Signs

Slate House Signs Welsh Slate House Signs hand carved by Martin Cook Martin Cook uses the finest slate to create individual, beautiful house signs.  Each one designed to compliment the style of the clients home.  Welsh slate is perfect for producing fine hand carved lettering.  All Martin's designs are hand drawn at the drawing board, [...]

Hand carved Welsh slate house sign

Hand carved Welsh slate house sign This hand carved Welsh slate house sign was designed by Martin Cook for a client who did not want a run of the mill sign.  Normandy House is a beautiful, elegant house and a house sign to enhance that was necessary. Martin Cook used the very best Welsh slate [...]