Crafts Council Floor Stone (2018.14)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Crafts Council Floor Stone

Made in

Ely

Date

c.1991-1992

Description

Tom Perkins was commissioned to carve the Pentagram designed Crafts Council logo with his own version of drawn Roman capitals. The floor stone was commissioned for the Crafts Council's new premises in Pentonville Road, London, in 1991. This is an atypical example of this maker's work in carving the design of another.

Materials and techniques

'V' incised with mallet and chisel in Nabresina limestone.

Dimensions

diameter:  58.5cm

Object number

2018.14
  • Crafts Council Floor Stone, Tom Perkins, c. 1991/ 2. Crafts Council Collection: 2018.14. © Tom Perkins Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Crafts Council Floor Stone, Tom Perkins, c. 1991/2. Crafts Council Collection: 2018.14. © Tom Perkins. Photographer: Tom Perkins.

Maker's statement

One of many commissions, I always design my own lettering, this is not typical of my work!

Tom Perkins, 12 May 2018