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Corin Mellor Biography

Corin Mellor

Born in Sheffield in 1966. Corin Mellor trained as a product designer at Kingston and worked for the London architects YRM before joining his father, David Mellor. He is now Creative Director of David Mellor Design.

Corin Mellor has carried out a number of special design commissions. His public seating can be seen at the Lowry Gallery in Salford Quays, the Millennium Galleries and Winter Garden, Sheffield. He has recently worked on new projects for Sheffield Cathedral and Chatsworth House.

At David Mellor Design Corin is responsible for special product development within the company. Since 2007 he has introduced new ranges of kitchen knives, fine bone china and porcelain, table glass and woodware. Corin designed the interior of the new David Mellor Design Museum and Café at Hathersage.

He is married to the photographer Helen Mellor and divides his time between the factory and design office in Derbyshire and the London shop, David Mellor Sloane Square.

Prototype Bench for Chatsworth House Corin Mellor at work in the Round Building factory
Linear handmade glass, 2007

Above, 'Linear' handmade glass, 2007. Below, Black handle
kitchen knives.

Black handle kitchen knives

Above left, prototype bench for Chatsworth House. Left, Corin Mellor at work in the Round
Building factory


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