|For over 30 years Lew French has been
designing one of a kind, exceptionally crafted works with stone and natural
Lew creates sculptural works, interiors, landscapes, fireplaces, water features, and visual art.
Lew was born in the small farming town of Zumbrota, Minnesota. He started to work with stone when he was just nineteen years old. He moved to Martha's Vineyard over twenty years ago and has worked on his own stone designs exclusively since. His work has been featured in the New York Times, House Beautiful, The Boston Globe Magazine, Architectural Digest, and Metropolitan Home. He has also been featured on HGTV's Modern Masters and local programs in the Northeast, including National Public Radio. Most recently he's been featured in House and Garden Magazine in August 2007, as well as CBS TV Sunday Morning on November 11th, 2007.
Featured on PlumTV's "In The Studio" 2009
|"Stone by Design" by Lew French and photographer
Alison Shaw was published in 2005. In two years since, there
are now 35,000 copies in circulation. After CBS Sunday Morning featured
Lew in November 2007, the full color book rose to #4 at Amazon.com
and Noble.com best seller lists.
"Stone by Design" is available now in most bookstores.
All photographs of Lew's artistry are courtesy of Alison Shaw.
You can find Alison's web site here.
You can view excerpts here.
|To View the CBS Sunday Morning feature, click here|