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I studied design straight out of school but ended up doing other things... for 20 years. 

Back a few years ago I started to draw and design again. Having always enjoyed working with wood, I started creating wooden spoons by hand.

Drawn in through the calm of the process... the meditative nature of making something by hand; working slowly to create new forms from a single piece of wood. I’m grateful to have found my way back to designing and making...

My name is Luke Hope and 'Hope in the Woods' is my journey from an office, where I’ve spent most of my working life, out into the woods…