Jeremy and Carla Bonner launched Bonner Leather Studio in 2015, and currently work out of their studio in the Cotswolds. Mainly self-taught, they use traditional leather techniques and tools to make each piece by hand, concentrating on simple form and design to create contemporary pieces of function and utility.
The Rocking Ose came about from their involvement in the MakerProject 2019 where Jeremy made a two seated rocking chair - The Manchester Love Seat - as a way of describing their practice. This in turn lead to the exploration of applying movement, or sound, to otherwise static or inanimate objects. It references The Isle of Skye hen basket, which was shaped to coddle and comfort a chicken on the way to market. It was this relationship of the pleasure born out of what is a very simple shape or form that was the starting point for the Rocking Ose. Made with varnished plywood panels and vegetable tanned leather hand-stitched with linen thread, we have one Bonner Leather Studio Rocking Ose to give away, worth £130.00.
Enter to win, competition closes 15th April 2021.
For more information visit www.bonnerleatherstudio.co.uk