Simon Whatley (London, 1964) is a designer based in Edinburgh specialising in bespoke furniture commissions and prototypes. Simon takes a carefully considered and holistic approach to problem-solving and has successfully developed a portfolio of distinctive, innovative, elegant designs for clients in Edinburgh and London, that are built to last.His educational, professional and life experiences range across the Private, Public and Voluntary Sectors and include: sustainable architecture & design; bespoke furniture design & craft manufacture; public art commissions; community development & community arts within an urban regeneration context; well-being and therapeutic horticulture environments; art gallery environments.
Simon finds inspiration in the enduring/transient beauty of Nature and in Modernist architecture and design. His attention is focused on proportion and geometry, structural efficiency, detailing and functionality.
Public Art Commissions for East Dumbartonshire Council