Beautiful bespoke wine racks





A young artist has combined her love of animals with her skills as a sculptress to create individually commissioned wine racks.

Since its trade launch, Lexi Straker-Nesbit has already undertaken some major commissions and is now expanding into the consumer market. The racks take the form of various animals including hares, pigs and ducks. In addition, she has already had commissions for seasonal related designs, including Valentine’s Day themed products.
 
Straker-Nesbit, who graduated in Art from the University of Reading last year, designs and makes by hand the fun, modern sculptures.

Her work has been displayed at various shows In London and as she explained:
“People have loved the sculptures which give a fun and modern twist to a wine rack and make something practical into a work of art. I’ve had quite a few commissions from people wanting me to reproduce their favourite animal and I’m always happy to undertake these bespoke orders.”

Lexi’s favourite art form has always been sculpture and she loves the opportunity to work with the metal in a forge at Kew in London. She markets her products from both London and her home in the Highlands.

“Each commission is unique. Typically, I will consult with each client through every stage of design and production to put together a unique finished product." The artist explained, "It is that level of personal; engagement that really appeals to customers. The racks make a great present for wine lovers, art lovers and animal lovers alike, as well as for those like me who have a love of all three.”

The racks range in price from £85 to £300. For more Information visit Lexi Straker-Nesbit's website www.LexiStraker-Nesbit.co.uk
 
 
 
 

Written by: Ben Moss

Ben Moss 

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