Design development and manufacturing - The process taken when designing product, commissions and limited edition collectable pieces is lengthy and Nicholas is always aiming to achieve the best result. The end outcome is important, Nicholas wants to create work that is innovative, original and displays high-end craft based skills in a contemporary way. The process starts with sketches and scaled models through to 1:1 mock-up components and then on to full scale prototypes before crafting the final piece. This ensures the highest level of work and allows quality control through every stage of the process.