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GIUSSEPPE LUND - CURRICULUM VITAE

Master Ironsmith and Sculptor, British and Canadian Index of Artists.

Bristol University, Philosophy and Science of Materials.

Apprenticed with Anthony Robinson, England.

Journeyman with Manfred Bergmeister -Germany and Toni Benneton -Italy.

Advised on Crafts Council (GB) to develop an educational program for contemporary international Ironwork.

Helped organise two International Conferences on Forged Metalwork (1983-4).

Organised an International Exhibition on Forged Metalwork at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London (1984).

Advised on the establishment of degree courses in metal sculpture at West Surrey College of Art, Brighton Polytechnic and Newcastle Polytechnic.

Established several experimental workshops for hot worked metal & glass sponsored by Crafts Council (GB) and British Steel.

Exhibitions in Europe and North America.

Produced two films on forged metal sculpture for West Midlands Arts and Sheffield Arts.

Studied Anatomy and Biomechanics at Chiropractic and Osteopathy Colleges.

Presently working with the help of his family on projects world-wide with particular emphasis upon healthy solutions to public spaces. We are also dedicated to the educational aspect of our work; providing courses and visiting schools exploring the expressive qualities of metals and glass. The feedback from these activities is tremendous and has a strong influence on our work.

Our company has produced work for public places in many prestigious sites, a list of which is available. We specialise in unique designs for parks, entrances and churches and enjoy the patronage of the Royal Family, the Department for the Environment, English Heritage and many leading developers and architects. This does not preclude smaller domestic commissions as we enjoy solving a wide variety of problems and we will do our utmost to get the best results to fit both the site and the restraints of budget !

Some of our work over the last 40 years

PROJECT .............................ARCHITECT/CLIENT ...........................DESCRIPTION

Victoria Plaza, London ...........Elsom, Pack, Roberts .......................Gates*

Cardiff University................Burgess & Partners .....................Entrance

Ruskin Gallery, Sheffield ........Sheffield Arts .............................Grills & Staircase*

Ealing Town Center, London .......Building Design Partners....................Grills, Gates, Finials

Telford Town Park.................Telford Development ........................Gates, Railings, Pergola

Allens Gardens, Islington ........Community Housing, Islington................Gates & Railings*

Blackfriars Buildings, London.....Renton , Howard ............................Railings & Ballustrading

Ampleforth School, Yorkshire .....Ellis Williams Partners ....................Stairs & Balconies

Chelmsford Cathederal, Essex .....Robert Potter ..............................Pulpits, Chapels & Cross*

St. Mary Magdelen, Preston .......Frank Roberts ..............................Screen, Gates & Crosses

St. Andrews Church,Shifnal ...................................................Entrance

Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf ...Olympia & York..........................Gates, Railings & Lights*

Imperial Palace, Borehamwood......Warren Smith Partners ......................Fountain

St. Maries Cathederal,Sheffield ..Vincent Stienlet ...........................Crypt

Craighurst, Ontario, Canada...................................................Wedding Gate*

Kanata Chiropractic Center, Canada ...........................................Figurative Sculpture

Queen Elizabeth Gate,Hyde Park ...Laing ......................................Gates, Railings Lamps*

Bradmore House, Hammersmith ......EPR ........................................Gates & Wall Sculpture*

81-95 Kings Road, Chelsea ........EPR ........................................Balconies & Sculpture

Sun Life , Bristol ...............SOM. .......................................Park entrance

Circus Space, London .............Glasshouse Investments .....................Entrance*

Time & Life, London ..........Pearl assurance.............................Foyer sculpture

Laags, Scotland...............................................................Viking ship sculpture

Time & Life, London...........AMP.........................................Foyer sculpture

Orange telephone compan...........Enigma Design, Windsor......................Life-size tree in blossom

Casinos in London, Le Touquet, Baku,Surinam..FDA..............................Sculptures

Forest forge theatre,Ringwood.....RTA.........................................Sculpture, metalwork*

Hotel, Addis Ababa.............Project Art....................................Frozen Fountain

Gayton School, Harrow..........Harrow education authority.....................Tree of Life with figures

St Joseph primary school.......Harrow education authority.....................Multi sense sculpture

Maddox Street, London..........Peter Holmes...................................Exterior metalwork*

Mansfield......................Hattrell & Partners........................Flying bird sculpture*

Hythe,Hampshire................New forest district council....................Street furniture

Poole Harbour..................Poole Council........................Railings,Bollards,Gates,Bridge & Arches*

Slough Town Square.............EPR............................................Bird Tree*

Albert Street,Maidenhead.......Pollard,Thomas,Edwards.........................Balconies*

Christchurch Cathedral,Ottawa .Larry Gaines...................................Cross for Spire

Holland Road, London .........Carrillon.......................................Railings,Balconies,Gates*

Grosvenor Street, London .....Duke of Westminster.............................Railings,Balconies,Lights*

Canary Wharf Phase 2.... .....EPR.............................................Railings,Gates

Upleward,Germany..............D.Folkerts......................................Metalwork for entire village

The Black-e,Liverpool ........KKA.............................................Balconies

Castle, Nr.Belfast ...........Private.........................................Staircase,Balconies,Gates

Quentin Castle,Ireland.. .....Private.........................................Railings,Gates,Tree

Mill of Kintail,Canada .......Private.........................................Wind Vane *

Coral Gables,Miami,Florida ...Private...................................Stairs,Railings,Balconies,Sculpture

Keswick,Cumbria...............Private.....................................Gates,Railings,Balconies,Sculpture

The Black-e,Liverpool ........KKA.........................................Gates,Railings,tables,seats

Verona,Italy .................Private.....................................Balcony

 

* These projects involved winning a design competition.