I HEART WORK
Furniture designer Jennifer Newman tells The Lifestyle Editor why she loves to work
Who: Jennifer Newman
Work: Furniture designer
Describe your work in 5 words?
No-fuss, clean, straight-forward design
Why do you love what you do?
The satisfaction. The buzz. The creative process and meeting creative people.
Who or what inspires you?
Factory machines, architecture, Copenhagen and the potentiality of a beautiful site.
What is the best advice you have received?
To do something if you possibly can which, at first, you are sure you can’t do.
What can’t you work without?
A beautiful space, a pencil and paper.
What has been your best decision in your career so far?
To give up painting to become a designer.
What advice would you give to aspiring wannabees?
Just go for it.
What do you have coming up next for your work?
I am working on a range for John Lewis.
If you could do another job what would you like to do and why?
Architectural photography, as it would combine composition and walking.
If you had an extra hour each day what would you do with it?
I would read about London history and London walks.
Middle left: Hot Pink Portal Bench, (H45xW125xD40cm) £480, Hot Pink Groove Table, (H75xW150xD90cm) £840, Middle right: Yellow A-Frame Bench, (H73xW150xD130cm) £1,080, Bottom: White Groove Table, (H75xW235xD90cm) £1,080, White Cube Stools, (H45xW40xD40cm) £360
Thank you Jennifer for talking to The Lifestyle Editor