Ryla Dilkes: Craft Bar designer

A designer-maker with a focus on circular design principles. 

Through the joining of materials, Ryla aims to give authorship back to the end user of their objects, to produce a resourceful body of work that can be reconfigured and altered to suit our society’s ever-changing needs. In practice, making use of waste -and found- materials to create functional objects that are environmentally considered, affordable, yet also desirable. 

Her work celebrates the transformative effect that processes can have on a material. Through the simplicity of cutting and joining, waste material can once again become functional, and bring together the coincidental nature of upcycling, with the utility and functionality of production design. 

See more about Ryla here: https://www.rydilkes.co.uk/home

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