Sunday, 21 April 2013
James Price is a designer and maker of contemporary forged metalwork. He will be exhibiting at the Palace Art and Craft Fair.
At what age did you know you wanted to become a maker? About 16 or 17, drew lots and had a great time, I also worked in Switzerland for a while
Is being a designer your only job?Nope this is my life's work
If you could be anything else what would you be? Gardener, carpenter, heir
One favourite living artist / designer?
Richard Sera, the monumental scale
One favourite historical artist / designer?
Gaudi, his expressive use of ironwork
Who / what has had most inﬂuence on your work? The process and my material
What is the most interesting / fun job you have had?
This is it, for the sheer variety of creative challenges
What is your most prized item of art / design / craft? Nice vintage Italian espresso maker, makes a fantastic macchiato
What item of design / craft do you covet most?A spectacular forged metal lock and key, probably 3-400 yrs old
Last book / ﬁlm that blew your mind?Django Unchained
What are you listening to? At the moment 6 Music
How many hours do you waste on the internet each day? More than I should, especially now I have got into Twitter
If you could live anywhere, where would it be and why? Somewhere Nordic, I like a nice jumper
Where and what is your studio?A forge down a long windy lane near Lewes. I have a showroom as well where I tend to make a lot of noise.
Three words that describe your feeling of doing your work? Satisfaction, enjoyment and occasional exhaustion
Chips or mash?
Chips every time.
Posted by Anne-Marie at 16:21