The New Craftsmen delivers to the UK (3-5 days) and Internationally (7-10 days).
If you are not happy with your purchase then you have 30 days to return it for an exchange or refund. You will be responsible for the return shipping costs.
If you have commissioned a maker or purchased a made to order product, please read the full returns policy.
Ash Spheroid by Alexander de Vol is a hollow sphere turned from ‘green’ rippled Ash wood. Alexander’s pieces are highly influenced by the material he works with, each reveal the unpredictable nature of this once-living organism, how the tree grew, adapted and changed, its life story left as a signature on the wood.
Material: Ash wood.
Dimensions: Height: 20cm, Length: 38cm, Width: 38cm
Care Instructions: Keep dry and dust-free, no further oiling is required.
Alex crafts his pieces using unseasoned wood from trees that are recently felled and high in moisture. Once it’s been turned, the wood will morph into a new organic shape as it dries.
Alexander de Vol is a designer, artist and maker whose work investigates the material properties of wood and their transferal into other materials. Alexander uses a mix of traditional casting methods and new technologies to document the natural behavior and movement of the vessels which he crafts from 'green wood', while taking care to preserve the features he feels are aesthetically synonymous with the material's origin. Alongside his artistic practice, Alexander lectures in design at the University of Central Lancashire and his work has been featured in numerous exhibitions, including Burberry’s Makers House in London.
Sign up to our emails and we'll keep you up-to-date on the latest news and products from our makers and exciting in-store events.