Interior design: Furniture that’s made to treasure

An eclectic career ultimately led Alex Willcock to co-create Maker&Son, a sustainably-made luxury furniture range. It is a labour of love in the truest sense

13th December, 2020
Felix Conran, left, and his father Alex Willcock, founders of Maker&Son

“I made a decision that I wanted to start a business that was all about doing everything that I love, in the way that I love doing it, with the people that I love. I thought, what have I got to lose from that?”

That was the premise Alex Willcock began with when he created a luxury furniture business with his son Felix Conran two years ago. Maker&Son, a range of ethically made...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month, €19.99 Monthly thereafter

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly



Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

Interior design: Neptune’s new colours set out to stand the test of time

Design Lily Peterken 1 day ago

Ask the Designer: Jackie Carton

Design Jackie Carton 1 day ago

Scents and sensibility: Secret Garden candle is truly Devine

Gardening: Dahlias to die for, dahling

Design Ali Rochford 1 week ago