Caroline Webb has been designing and carving inscriptions since graduating with a degree in Typography 30 years ago. Her work reflects her particular delight in quiet detail and her historical understanding of letterforms. Caroline specialises in carving fine lettering in wood for both small intimate pieces and larger scale projects. For many years she collaborated with Ian Hamilton Finlay contributing numerous works to exhibitions and collections. She lives and works in Wiltshire and is an elected member of the Art Workers Guild and Letter Exchange.
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Title: Garden inscription
Description: Quotation from Patrick Geddes
Description: Inscription for a bowl. Word from Virgil's 'Georgics'.
Title: Oak sundial
Description: An oak sundial for Ian Hamilton Finlay's garden 'Stonypath'
Title: Papal Inscription Westminster Cathedral
Dimensions: 7' x 4'
Media: Inlayed marble
Description: A Pietra Dura floor inscription designed by Caroline Webb to commemorate the visit of Pope Benedict, made by Pietra Dura craftsman Thomas Greenaway.
Title: Carved wren
Dimensions: 5" diameter
Media: Delabole slate
Description: Detail of carving on the back of a headstone