Peter Linnett

metalwork specialist

CV

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Summary

 

25 years experience, ranging from antiques to contemporary design, in decorative and sculptural metalwork for architecture and interiors.

Combining experimental and analytical approaches to design resolution, drawing on both traditional techniques and new technological developments.

 
Skills / Expertise/ Expertise

 

Metalwork Design

Traditional Metalworking

Digital Manufacturing Techniques

Project Management

CAD (Rhino)

Parametric Design (Grasshopper)

 
Languages

 

English (native)

German (fluent)

Czech (basic)

 
Interests

 

Cooking

Argentine tango dancing

Opera

Contemporary dance

Travel

Experience
 
Design Project Manager
DKT Artworks Ltd, London (2018 - 2020)
  • Mechanical artwork for a super-yacht (project executed in Zürich, in collaboration with a Swiss clockmaker.

  • Sculptural fireplace flue in aluminium alloy (project executed in collaboration with specialist coach-builder).

  • Mirror and artwork frame system for Sotheby's London Mayfair restaurant.

 
Antique Metalwork Consultant
Westland London Ltd, London (2006 - 2019)

Devising completions and client-specified alterations to architectural antique metalwork: fireplaces, chandeliers, furniture and sculptural objects.

 
Sculptor / Designer
(1995 - present)/ Designer

Creation of limited edition and one-off art-furniture objects and sculptures.

Selected exhibitions:
  • Clerkenwell Design Week, London (2013)

  • Design Shanghai, China, 2014, 2015, 2016

Selected press:
  • China Modern Weekly

  • AD China

  • Perspective (Hong Kong)

  • Architectural Design (International)

  • DBZ Deutsche Bauzeitschrift (Germany)

  • Smart Materials in Architecture - ed. Axel Ritter / publ. Birkhäuser​

 
Awards
 
IDG Creative Designers Award
China International Interior Design Association, Beijing, 2016
 
Talks & Lectures
 
Various talks on art, design and metalwork

Institut Francais du Design, Paris, 2019

CIID88 Design Symposium, Beijing, 2017, 2018, 2019

 
Education

 

B.Eng. (Mechanical Engineering) - Brunel University, London

Computer Aided Manufacturing - IfW, Universität Stuttgart

Metalworking apprenticeship - Rolls Royce, Bristol

RhinoCAD / Grasshopper - SimplyRhino, London