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The Hand of the Maker: Russell Pinch, Molly Mahon and Freya Bramble-Carter

Season 1, Ep. 6

In this show we meet three amazing makers, in what becomes a true celebration of craftsmanship. As we hear how they enhance their homes and elevate the everyday, we cover the joys of creating from scratch, the importance of mementos, how to let go and the power of confidence.


Meet the guests

Russell Pinch set up his business Pinch Design with his wife Oona in 2004, having cut his teeth working with Terence Conran. Russell and Oona's mission with the brand was to design furniture and lighting that they would want to live with. His passion for making shines through in this episode, as does his love of found objects and beautiful materials.


Designer Molly Mahon creates beautiful block-printed fabrics and wallpapers from her Sussex cottage. She paints an uplifting picture of how colour has transformed her life and home.


Ceramicist Freya Bramble-Carter splits her time between making beautiful, one-off pots and working with her father teaching the craft. Listen for tales of her life in London with her sister, how creativity has always been part of her story and the off-beat ways she decorates her flat.


About this podcast 

The Well-crafted Life is brought to you by Homes & Gardens, hosted by Sarah Spiteri and edited by Matt Gibbs. This episode was sponsored by Martin Moore.


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