Somerset Stories Interview with Bruce Hodgson

Bruce Hodgson, Artichoke’s founder and creative director, was recently interviewed by Somerset Stories, a podcast which explores the lives of the people that live, work, and create in Somerset.

If you’re interested in our story and how we started from humble beginnings on a borrowed workshop bench to evolve into one of the leading architectural joinery designers and makers in the UK, have a listen.

Episode Synopsis
In the latest episode of Somerset Stories, we meet one of the country’s foremost architectural joiners, the founder and creative director of Artichoke– Bruce Hodgson. Based in Cheddar, Bruce has – over the last 30 years – designed and created interiors for some of the world’s finest and most historical homes. With an ethos that combines technical craftsmanship, historical preservation, and stunning design, Bruce’s vision has created a business that has placed it’s stamp in properties from Jacobean manor houses, to villas in Tuscany.



The interview was conducted by Lewis Webb, who has conducted many other interviews with some of Somerset’s most creative and dynamic teams.  Other interviews can be heard at Somerset Stories.


If you’d like to discuss our approach to architectural joinery and our passion for how brilliantly designed furniture can immesuarbly improve your experience of living in a period house, please email or call 01934 734270


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