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, [...]

Slate Headstone

Slate Headstone Slate Headstone By Martin Cook slate headstone by Martin Cook Studio This elegant slate headstone was installed yesterday.  Martin Cook originally carved it several years ago and he has just added an additional inscription. Martin uses the very best Welsh slate for his memorials, headstones, standing stones, sundials and garden art.  [...]

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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 |2016-02-05T14:43:32+00:00February 5th, 2016|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Hand carved architectural lettering

Hand carved architectural lettering Martin Cook Studio produces hand carved architectural lettering.  In 2000 Martin Cook was commissioned by Sir Norman Foster to design and carve the lettering in the Great Court of the British Museum. Architects nationally and internationally now commission Martin to design and produce hand carved lettering in various types of [...]

Hand carved Welsh riven slate standing stone

  Hand carved Welsh riven slate standing stone This hand carved Welsh riven slate standing stone was first exhibited at Chelsea Flower Show 2014.  Alan Titchmarsh saw it and fell in love.  The hand carved Welsh riven slate standing stone now takes pride of place in Alan Titchmarsh's private garden. Martin Cook exhibits all pieces [...]

By |2015-01-27T14:19:05+00:00January 27th, 2015|garden carvings, Martin's Blog, Welsh slate standing stone|0 Comments

Hand carved relief green slate standing stones for Little Missenden Church

Martin is currently working on a cumbrian green slate panel of standing stones for little missenden churchyard. You can see martin beautiful hand drawn design for the piece. The tree of life and the verse are all hand carved in the traditional way with hammer and chisel.

By |2012-03-27T14:39:00+00:00March 27th, 2012|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Martin Cook Chelsea Flower Show 2011 – Artisan Garden

Martin Cook at Chelsea Flower Show 2011 - Artisan Garden   Here are some images from our Silver-Gilt medal winning Artisan Garden. SILVER-GILT MEDAL AT CHELSEA FLOWER A Literary Garden Chelsea Flower Show was a great success. We were awarded a Silver-Gilt medal (according to Alan Titchmarsh we were robbed of Gold!) I [...]

By |2011-05-29T14:40:04+00:00May 29th, 2011|Martin's Blog|0 Comments
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