John Caswell is a Designer and Maker from North Somerset, England. He spends his days working for a Bristol based design company but continues to produce his own work from a small home studio.


RSA Design Directions
Winner of Ceramic Futures competition with ‘The Wailers’ speaker project.

RSA Flying Start
Awarded a place on the first RSA Flying Start Program held in association with the National, Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship.

Student Lighting Design Awards
Received Highly Commended for ‘Slim Jim’ table lamps during the finals of the Lighting Associations Student Lighting Design Awards.

NOISE Festival Dream Job Award
Awarded a placement at Hemingway Design as part of the NOISE Festival 2006.

Desingboom Hands On Doorhandles
Shortlisted from over 6000 entries for innovative 'Knot' doorhandle design.


Grand Designs Live
Excel, London

The Lighting Show
NEC, Birmingham

The Ceramics Festival
Potters Museum, Stoke-on-Trent

NOISE Festival, Urbis Exhibition
Urbis, Manchester

NOISE Festival, Magma Exhibition
Magma, London

Super Design Market
Brick Lane, London

New Designers Selection
Truman Brewery, London

New Designers
Business Design Centre, London

Student Lighting Design Awards
Draycote Hotel, Rugby

100 Potters
The Burton Art Gallery and Museum, Devon

Hoe Centre Gallery, Plymouth


1000 Product Designs
(Form, Function and Technology From Around The World)

Corriere della Sera
(British Design)

MD Magazine
(Product Profile)

Trend Bible

Dom Magazine
(Product Feature)

Bpm Magazine
(Consumption Junction)

BBC Somerset
(So Somerset Radio Interview)

RSA Design Directions
(Three Years of Designing the Difference)

The Independent Magazine
(The Best of British)

Design Week
(New Designers Selection)

(Light Industry)

Lighting Design

(Back to School)

New Design
(Graduate Showcase)

All images and intellectual property remain the copyright of John Caswell © 2006-13