Charles Richards

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Major project:


ATOMS stands for the acoustic tonality of mineral sound.

It is a sound work that explores the micro sounds of various forms of earth strata. Extracting analogue sounds from marble, travertines, onyx and clays to form a sonic geological archive.


  • I'm a designer who's been exploring the relationships between nature and design, analogue and digital for functional outcomes.

  • Previous degrees

  • 2:1 BA Furniture Design, London metropolitan University
  • Experiences

  • Self employed maker of bespoke furniture, 2010 – 2015.
  • Exhibitions

  • New designers, London, 2013. Design junction, Design museum, London, 2014. Worshipful company of furniture makers, New designers, London, 2016
  • Awards

  • Design museum, Design junction, winner, 2014
  • Funding

  • Worshipful company of furniture makers.
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