1985 - Graduated with a degree in three dimensional design in metal. 1986 - Assistant to Vaclav Jaros and Alfred Habberman in Czechoslovakia

1987 - Employed as a Blacksmith with Shepley Dawson Architectural Engineering.

1988 - Received a Crafts Council Award to travel Europe and America working with master craftsmen.

1988-89 - Blacksmith Training Officer with Intermediate Technology Development Group setting up and running a field training programme for rural Malawian blacksmiths.

1990 - Consultancy in Zimbabwe for Intermediate Technology Development Group.

1993-94 - Interactive Sundial for Lower Herbert Street Pontardawe. 1994 - 50 meters of railing for Pentre Bach House, Merthyr Tydfil.

1994-95 - Consultant to The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN, reviewing and advising on a National Blacksmith Training Programme in Nigeria.

1996 - Sculptural feature for the Queensferry Community Centre, North Wales.

1996-97 - Decorative balustrading to a large spiral stair and landings at Pontardawe Community and Arts Centre.

1997 - Site specific sculptural seating for Brecon Theatre.

1998 - Managed the installation of stainless steel security screens in the new Foster Asia International Train station, Hong Kong.

1999 - Designed steel work for architectural glass feature By David Pearl for the new Beijing Customs office, China.

1999-2000 - Eight decorative grilles for a new development on Stuttgarterstrasse, Cardiff City Centre. Bronze and steel sculpture for the Rocco Forte- St David Hotel and Spa, Cardiff Bay. Sculptural seating for the Holiday Inn Express Cardiff Bay. Seven large deer proof gates for Margam Park. Concept by L. Bebb. Packing Case seating at Adventurers Quay Cardiff Bay. Sculptural bridge enhancement at Adventurers Quay Cardiff Bay. (Highly commended: Arts & Business awards 2000)

2000 - Installation of decorative balastrading at Sandy Lane Hotel Barbados for Alan Dawson Associates.

2000-01 - ‘Entrance feature’ to Parc Penallta, Gwent. Architectural feature lighting for the old Assembly Rooms, Swansea Maritime Quarter. Winner of the Lord Mayor Design Awards 2001.

Lead Artist with David Mackie and Heather Parnell, Bute Street public art programme. Project. Received an Arts & Business award 2000.

Sundial for the Esplanade Porthcawl.

2001 - Thirty balcony grills for Bute Mansions, Cardiff Bay.

2002 - ‘Pavement game’ The Tern Project Morecambe. Collaboration with David Mackie and Heather Parnel.

2002-03 - Town Gateways, Market Rasen, Lincolnshire. Collaboration with David Mackie and Heather Parnel. Ebbw Vale town centre, main street and alley enhancement. Collaboration with David Mackie and Heather Parnel.

2003 - Pedestrian bridge, the Cwm relief Road. Two Copper Mermaid’s for the Old Mermaid Hotel Mumbles Swansea.

DAR Design
Caerllegan Fach
Sir Gaerfyrddin
SA33 5PJ
Cymru / Wales UK

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