Guild-mark award winning designer-maker, by the  Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers 

Inspired by iconic British designer-makers, such as John Makepeace and Matthew Burt

Trained by Williams and Cleal at their Somerset studios and workshop

Skilled and mentored by one of the UK's top makers with an exclusive cohort of passionate designer/ makers

About Mark Ratcliffe Fine Furniture

Specialising in bespoke tables, free-standing cabinets and sculptural pieces.

Mark designs and makes highly individual pieces, inspired by his client's vision, needs and aesthetic preferences.

Born and raised in the north-west of England, Mark studied Economics and has had a successful career in marketing before moving into fine furniture design and making. He has a life-long interest in the arts, design and architecture.  He also has an insatiable curiosity for design history and a passion for innovation.

Having trained as a furniture designer/maker under the guidance of experts at Williams and Cleal, Mark draws on the wealth of design heritage, bringing a fresh approach and boundless enthusiasm to his all his projects.

Mark's work is underpinned by his committment to quality and the realisation of legacy pieces that will speak to future generations.

His workshop is located about ten miles from Chester.


Scorching carved oak base