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Clerkenwell Design Week 2022 / Pop at Fabric

Clerkenwell Design Week 2022 / Pop at Fabric

Come and chat to Carrie Webb at Clerkenwell Design Week where she will be hosting the stand of The House of Upcycling on Thursday 26th May. The House of Upcycling will be showcasing seven of its members designer-upcycling. There will also be a number of upcycling demonstrations by HoU members.

The POP installation takes place between the 24th and 26th May within the highly atmospheric surroundings of Fabric, 77a Charterhouse Street, London EC1 featured in this video. Entry is free – book via the website.

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Grand Designs Live 2022 / The Upcycling Hub

Grand Designs Live 2022 / The Upcycling Hub

  • GDL 2022

Webb & Gray are delighted to be exhibiting as part of the Upcycling Hub at this years Grand Designs Live Exhibition at London’s ExCel centre from 30th April to 8th May 2022. The hub has been curated by The House of Upcycling which is an organisation we are proud to belong to. It features live demonstrations, Ask an Expert sessions and of course lots of beautiful, professionally upcycled furniture. We have five pieces on the stand available to buy.

These are the products we are exhibiting at the show:

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Upcycle a Table Workshop with Carrie Webb

Upcycle a Table Workshop

Saturday 18 June 2022 10am – 3pm

at Margate Design Collective

Learn to upcycle like a pro! 

Carrie Webb, Designer-Maker at Webb & Gray, will be delivering a course in upcycling this Summer. You will be able to draw on her years of experience in interior design and furniture upcycling as part of this course.

This one day course will teach you the preparation, painting and découpage techniques required to create your own unique side table to take home. Choose from a selection of paint colours and beautiful wallpapers to create your bespoke piece. The course is suitable for beginners and all materials – including a table – are included.

You will learn: 

How to source furniture for upcycling and what to look out for.

How to choose your materials – what paints, papers and topcoats to use.

How to prepare your piece for painting.

How to paint with a smooth modern finish.

How to apply wallpaper to furniture.

How to finish your piece.

The course will run on the 18th June 2022 from 10am and finish around 3pm with a break for lunch. Lunch will not be provided but there are great cafes to choose from along Northdown Road. Margate Design Collective are based at 151 Northdown Road, Cliftonville, England, GB, CT9 2QN. Please wear old clothes that you don’t mind getting paint on! 

Book your place now by visiting Margate Design Collective

Spaces are limited so be sure to book early to avoid missing out.

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Official website launch

Webb & Gray are proud to announce the official launch of our website and online shop at

Bob Gray & Carrie Webb – photo by Rebecca Douglas Photography

Carrie Webb, the designer-maker behind Webb & Gray, is an interior designer of over ten years experience and has been professionally upcycling furniture for nearly five years.  Her original and eclectic style comes from her passion for design and the desire to constantly try out new ideas.  Supported by partner Bob Gray, Carrie produces a small collection of ready-to-buy pieces as well as undertaking bespoke commissions. 

Webb & Gray, is the trading name of Paperspace Design Limited, which was launched by Carrie Webb and Bob Gray in 2009 to provide interior design services to the hospitality industry.  In 2016 Carrie began investigating the nascent upcycling industry as an outlet for her creativity.  We decided to pivot the company away from interior design and to refocus the business around upcycling furniture and delivering workshops.  There have been many ups and downs since then, each one a learning experience that have combined to give us the confidence to believe in our vision and skills.

This launch comes after a year of upheaval and unexpected challenges. After a move to Margate from London in September 2019 we settled in to our new home, school and (amazing) town and got ready to relaunch! Then COVID-19 hit and we were all in lockdown. We used our time, when not trying to be teachers, to revamp our web presence, making sure we had all the elements polished up and ready to go.

We wanted our customers new and old to see what we can do to brighten, embolden and reimagine furniture for their homes and businesses. 

We enlisted the help of Christelle at Hummingbelle to redesign our logo and stationery, and she did an amazing job, as you can see. Thanks also goes to Rebecca at Rebecca Douglas Photography who did a fantastic job on our brand photography.

Branding by Hummingbelle

Our new furniture is available in our shop as part of our Ready to Buy collection.

Please have a look at our Portfolio and let us know what you think?

Webb & Gray products are currently also available on Instagram, Facebook, Google Shopping, Google Maps, Pinterest, Etsy and Vinterior

(Be aware that pricing may vary between platforms.)