Corin Mellor – David Mellor Design
Corin is director and chief designer of Sheffield-based David Mellor Design, the company founded by his father, the influential designer David Mellor, CBE Royal Designer for Industry.
A hugely versatile designer in his own right, Corin trained in product design at Kingston and worked for the London architects YRM before joining his father. He became Creative Director of David Mellor Design in 2002 and is responsible for special product development within the company. As well as designing everything from knives and tableware for the company he also undertakes varied special commissions. Recent work includes state gifts, ceremonial silver, public seating and a bridge for Sheffield Hallam University currently being built in the city. He is a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, a Freeman of the Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire and a Guardian of the Sheffield Assay Office.