Clare Keil

Clare’s varied portfolio is an example of how good design offers real solutions to meet highly original 3 dimensional outcomes. Through the design of furniture, interiors and exhibitions her approach to ‘problem solving’ demonstrates her 20+ years experience in producing practical, aesthetic and ethical solutions to the design of space and objects. Clare works to meet the needs of commercial practices and design for production, as well as bespoke one off items and the specific requirements of end users. Through consultation Clare produces high quality individual and creative products for the discerning customer.



Outdoor space and canopy area for Hay Festival 2009 and 2010
Screen system for festivals at Hay-on-Wye, Segovia and Cordoba. Free standing knock down stage-sets in Tulipwood and canvas
Trade stands and exhibition design for AHEC at Ecobuild (UK) and Interzum (Germany)



Dining chair in solid Cherry (part of a range with tables) produced by Abel Furniture
Garden furniture with ‘slot-out-back’ in Chestnut wood for ‘CraftSpace’ UK touring exhibition
Step shelves- free standing storage and display in solid Ash



Individual hand made items from steam bent coppice Hazel and Ash wood.

Folding clothes rack
Ladder towel rail
Hat and coat stand

Please contact for further details, prices, range of services and extended client list.

Clare Keil (MDesRCA) works as a free lance designer from her studio and prototyping workshop based on the Welsh borders near Hay-on-Wye. She has many years experience designing in a range of materials, working with architects, manufacturers, and to private commission, including being the inhouse designer for DEGW Architects London, Killkenny Design Workshops Ireland, and Conran Assocciates. Recently her designs have been used by the American Hardwood Export Council to promote the use of hardwoods, and by the Hay Festival for interior and exterior spaces. She is a partner in the successful design company “books4looks”, and a lecturer to Art and Design students at Hereford College of Arts and other established colleges and universities.
Full C.V. and client list available on request.

Furniture Design & Consultancy
Wye View Studios
Tel / Fax: 01497831507