Jonathan Leech is a Cumbrian woodturner with a passion for working with green wood and expressing its natural beauty within a contemporary design.
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All timber used within Jonny’s work is locally-sourced and obtained sustainably, often from fallen or storm-damaged trees.
This short was filmed over 3 days while Jonny created a bespoke hand turned ash lamp shade in collaboration with design company Other Works, to be fitted in a newly opened wine bar and deli called Verden in Clapton, East London.
You can visit the Other Works site here – otherworks.co
Music by Ben Metsers and Jamie Henry, additional camera work Tomo Brody.
Shot with a variety of lenses on a Canon 5D MIII and 60D.