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RAE 2008

design production and manufacture


David Goodwin

BA(hons) Design - Silversmithing & Jewellery
MA Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork & Jewellery

Lecturer - Jewellery

RAE Outcomes

Research interests
Jewellery and object design; New Technologies; Rapid Prototyping; Rapid Manufacture; Laser Cutting; Laser Welding; CNC machining; Computer Aided Design; Precious and non precious materials for production with new and current technologies.

Professional practice
I combine modern manufacturing processes with traditional craft techniques to produce fascinating and elegant jewellery. Wire structures manufactured in 18ct gold, set with precious gemstones and pearls play with the light and attract the eye.


2007 - The Jerwood Symposium Committee, Crafts Council

Selected Exhibitions

2007 - 5 Gold Rings, The Harley Gallery

2007 - Goldsmiths’ Fair, Goldsmiths’ Hall

2007 - Rising Stars, Goldsmiths’ Hall

2007 - Jewellery From England, MCC Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2007 - Inhorgenta, Munich, Germany

2006 - Goldmark, Thomas Goode on Behalf of the Scottish Gallery

2006 - Goldsmiths’ Fair, Goldsmiths’ Hall

2006-2008 - Interface, National Touring Exhibition, The Devon Guild of Craftsmen

2006 - The Harley Foundation Award Winners, The Harley Gallery

2005-2006 - 100% Proof, International Touring Exhibition (Mobilia, Velvet Da Vinci, Flow Gallery, The Scottish Gallery)

2005-06 - Christmas Exhibition, The Electrum Gallery

2005 - The Watkins Era, Contemporary Applied Arts

2005 - The Ring, The Scottish Gallery

2005 - Spirit of Liberty, Liberty

2005 - New Faces, Crafts Council at the V&A

2004 - The Graduate Exhibition, Gallerie Marzee, Amsterdam

2004 - New Designers Exhibition, Business Design Centre, London

2004 - The Degree Show Part 1, Royal College of Art, London

2001 - Degree Show, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow


2006 - Best New Merchandise Award, Goldsmiths’ Fair - runner-up

2004 - BDC New Designer Of The Year

2004 - Harley Foundation Best Use Of Materials Award

2004 - World Gold Council Grima Award

2001 - Hammermen Award

2000 - Carole Harper Memorial Award

Lectures, papers and conferences

February 2006 - Metropolitan Works & Collect, V&A

October 2005 - Jerwood Seminars

March 2005 - The Glasgow School of Art

March 2005 - Autonomatic, Falmouth

January 2005 - Royal College of Art

January 2005 - Something Old, Something New. The Marriage of Digital - Craft (co-written with Stephen Bottomley), Autonomatic International Conference, Falmough College of Art, Falmouth

September 2004 - Something Old, Something New. The Marriage of Digital - Craft (co-written with Stephen Bottomley), Challenging Craft International Conference, Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen

Publications and Press

Country Life, May 31, 2007

Scottish Field, 2007

Arte y Joya, May/July 2007

The Daily Mail, May 14, 2007

How to Spend it, The Times, March 2007

Arte y Joya, November/December 2006

Goldsmiths’ Fair Press Information, July 2006

Crafts magazine, May/June 2005

Tatler, February 2005

Elle Decoration, January 2005

Crafts Magazine, September/October 2004

SuperBlow Magazine, September 2004

Saturday Times Magazine, August 17, 2004

Crafts Magazine, Degree Show Supplement, June/July 2004

Metro Newspaper, May 10 2004

JIB Magazine, April 2004

Wallpaper Magazine, January/February 2004

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