deVOL Kitchens and Interiors

Contributor: Ben Creed

Ben qualified with distinction from Hereford Technical College as a cabinet maker in 1989 and worked for Paul Somers Interiors and Woodgate Woodcraft Ltd gaining valuable knowledge from experienced craftsmen. Ben returned to college in 1992, and excelled in successive courses, namely: a BTEC in Art Design, a HND in Textiles and finally a First Class honours degree in Multimedia. Ben's college work was selected for 100% Design and The New Designers exhibition where he won the prestigious 1997 Designer's Guild Award. Ben's chubby carpet scooter sculptures and other imaginative works have been exhibited in London's Mall Gallery, as well as Durham, Berlin and The Maze Gallery, Turin.

Following his graduation Ben worked for a year designing, making and fitting boat interiors before joining deVOL in 1998 as one of our cabinet makers. After 3 years Ben earned a promotion to Workshop Manager. Ben is responsible for maintaining production levels and ensuring that the quality of materials, construction and finishing meet deVOL's extremely high standards. Ben's unique blend of talents and experience are highly valued, and his creative input is regularly sought by the design team. Ben's charming and unassuming nature endears him to all of our clients who clearly appreciate his attention to detail and his aesthetic viewpoint.

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