Studio Candice Lau

collectible objects

About

Candice Lau is an award winning master leatherworker. She creates objects and products that celebrates the essence of the material and craftsmanship is utmost important in her practice. She is challenged to change the expectations of leatherwork, therefore she breaks convention by creating works of art that transforms her craft. In combination with clay, her sculptural work is an amalgamation of these seemingly disparate materials. Altogether creating new outcomes from this material, and transforming her practice. Her extensive experience have attracted commissions of bags and accessories from clients including Toast, Bang and Olufsen, Heals, Lacoste and Hermes.

  • Candice Lau Sculpture
  • Candice Lau Sculpture
  • Candice Lau Sculpture
  • Candice Lau Sculpture
  • Candice Lau Sculpture
“Influences of modernity, minimalism, and the ideas of play and quirkiness have set the boundaries for the Studio Candice Lau's creative language.”

Studio Candice Lau

Process

To date, Candice has won a Queen Elizabeth Scholarship, chosen as an ambassador for the John smedley 235th anniversary, shortlisted for the Maker of the Year award with the Heritage Craft Association, and won the Worshipful Company of Leathersellers and Cockpit Arts award. She was also invited to Portugal to the Craftshub residency of bricks and tiles. Her training with the leather masters in Florence, Italy, combined with a previous career in design have resulted in three distinct collection of leather products and sculptures.

Services

  • workshops
  • commissions
  • designing for industry

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