Toby Winteringham at Houghton Hall

2 June, 2017
Toby Winteringham
Toby Winteringham is an established contemporary designer maker, producing furniture for domestic and office use and public spaces. Clients include: Corporation of London; The Barbican; several Borough and District Councils; designers and private individuals.

He has served as a judge at the National Craft Comptetion for the Royal Dublin Society and also on the 'Guild Mark for Bespoke Furniture' Committee for the WCFM. He is a visiting tutor at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Rockport, Maine, USA. He has also demonstrated at Art in Action, near Oxford, and teaches at West Dean College in Sussex. Toby is Chairman of the Norfolk Furniture Makers Association.

About the author

Paul Vater, Director of Contemporary and Country

Paul Vater

Paul conducts studio visits to maintain strong relationships with artists, designers and craftspeople who show their work with us. He manages the main C&C website and has developed the online shop where selected works are presented for sale.


Paul established his design company, Sugarfree, in 1990 and quickly gained a reputation for delivering fresh, effective marketing campaigns and brand identities for clients including Save the Children Fund, United Nations Association and UNHCR. Over the years those added to the roster include IPC Magazines, Arts Council England, The Roundhouse, Barbican Centre, Arts Marketing Association, Look Ahead Housing and Care, Paddington Waterside, BBC Worldwide, Commonwealth Foundation, Prestel, City of London Corporation, Baker Street Quarter, Victoria BID and the University of East Anglia.