Quotes

“YOU ARE A GENTLEMAN AND YOUR WORKS ARE WOW!

Ringo Starr
Drummer, singer, songwriter and actor

1/43

“IT WAS A PLEASURE WORKING WITH YOU ON MY GUITAR CABINET.”
 

George Harrison
Guitarist, singer-songwriter and producer

2/43

“YOUR WORK IS BEAUTIFULLY MADE.”

Apple Records
Beatles record label

3/43

“WHERE DA VINCI MEETS JAMES BOND.”
 

Shizaru Gallery
Mayfair

4/43

“MARK IS A VISIONARY LIKE MICHELANGELO.”
 

Alberto Vignatelli, CEO
Fendi, Kenzo, Bentley and Bugatti home

5/43

“HUMPHREY IS CLEARLY A TALENTED POLYMATH WITH EXCELLENT ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS AND GENUINE CREATIVE URGENCY.”

The Independent
Zoe Pilger

6/43

“A NEW SUPER-DISCIPLINE OF VISUAL CREATIVITY.”
 

Identity
Interiors, design and property magazine

7/43

“A GREAT RESULT…THOUGHT PROVOKING AND INNOVATIVE.”

Robert Lee, Assistant Director for Remembrance and National Events
The Royal British Legion

8/43

“A SOPHISTICATED DESIGN WHICH LOOKS AS IF IT BELONGS TO A NEW AGE JAMES BOND.”

The Telegraph Magazine

9/43

“THE ARTWORK IS A REPRESENTATION OF OUR TEAM CULTURE, WORK AND DEDICATION THAT UNDERPINS AND DELIVERS HIGH PERFORMANCE. THE ART IS AN INSPIRATIONAL AND CONSTANT REMINDER OF WHO WE ARE, WHAT HAS GONE BEFORE US, WHAT WE LEAVE AND WHAT WE ARE STRIVING FOR.”

Scott Simon, Head Coach
GB Paralympic Canoeing Team

10/43

“HAVING WORKED WITH MARK BEFORE, I KNOW THE VISION AND ENERGY HE BRINGS TO HIS CREATIONS. USING ART AS A CULTURAL AND PERFORMANCE CATALYST IS A UNIQUE APPROACH, WHICH HAS THE POWER TO PROPEL GB PARACANOE TO EXCEPTIONAL SUCCESS IN TOKYO 2020.”

Nick Beighton
British paracanoeist and former British Army officer

11/43

“IT’S BEEN INCREDIBLY EXCITING TO WORK WITH SUCH A TALENTED ARTIST AND DEVELOP A PIECE OF ART THAT IS NOT ONLY UNIQUE BUT HUGELY SIGNIFICANT TO US AS A TEAM. I BELIEVE THAT NO OTHER WORLD CLASS TEAM HAS DONE ANY THING LIKE THIS AND THE PROCESS OF WORKING TOGETHER TO DESIGN AND BUILD THE PIECE WILL BE HUGELY BENEFICIAL TO US AND OUR PERFORMANCES.”

Emma Wiggs, Paralympic gold medalist and World Champion
GB Paralympic Canoeing Team

12/43

“A WONDERFUL PRESENTATION OVERWHELMED BY THE CONTENT.”

Camille Waxer, Chief Administration Officer
Canary Wharf Group

13/43

“THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HARD WORK AND CARE ON THIS PROJECT, EVERYONE GAVE SUCH AMAZING FEEDBACK AND THE STEWARDS HEARD LOTS OF STORIES DURING THE EVENT. THANKS AGAIN FOR BRINGING US SUCH AN AMAZING EVENT, SAD TO SEE THEM GO.”

Lucie Moore, Head of Arts and Events
Canary Wharf Group

14/43

“THIS SUPERB STATUE IS A FINE EXAMPLE OF THE VITAL ROLE THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION PLAYS IN ENSURING OUR SERVICEMEN PAST AND PRESENT ARE REMEMBERED AND SUPPORTED.”

Carwyn Jones
First Minister of Wales

15/43

“A NEW SCULPTURE COMMEMORATING THE WW1 CENTENARY HAS BEEN UNVEILED IN TRAFALGAR SQUARE.”

BBC
News

16/43

“HE IS A VERY CREATIVE AND VERSATILE ARTIST AND DESIGNER. WE RECOMMEND HIM HIGHLY.”
 

Tom Robin, Centenary Manager Fundraising
The Royal British Legion

17/43

“INVENTOR OF UNUSUAL THINGS.”

The Rug Company
Handmade rugs

18/43

“WE LOVE YOUR IDEAS AND ENERGY FOR ASTON MARTIN LIFESTYLE.”

Norman Macdonald
CEO Aston Martin licencing

19/43

“THE ACCLAIMED ARTIST MARK HUMPHREY IS SOMETHING SPECIAL.”
 

GQ
Gentleman’s Quarterly magazine

20/43

“YOU WALKED TO THE EDGE OF CREATIVITY SHOWING US BEAUTY ON TIME AND ON BUDGET. THAT’S VALUE.”
 

Lakshmi Mittal
Steel magnate

21/43

“CONTEMPORARY SOPHISTICATION.”
 

Sir Terence Conran
Designer

22/43

“HUMPHREY IS MORE CREATIVE…”

The World of Interiors
Doris Saatchi

23/43

“HUMPHREY, A POLYMATH FOR CREATIVITY, THAT’S WHAT WE LIKE, A MAN OUT THERE GETTING ON WITH IT, PUTTING SOMETHING BACK INTO THE COUNTRY, WE LOVE IT.”
 

Mike Read
BBC Radio

24/43

“MARK IS THE HOLY GRAIL OF CREATIVITY.”
 

Jonathan Wyatt
Grosvenor Estate

25/43

“AS THE SHOW, ART IN LIFE SUGGESTS, ART REALLY IS LIFE IN MARK HUMPHREY’S ARTISTIC HANDS.”
 

Financial Times
Nicole Swengley

26/43

“SOMETHING EXTRAVAGANT, SOMETHING ALTOGETHER DIFFERENT.”

The Times
Lucia van der Post

27/43

“A MASTERPIECE – OUT OF A MUSEUM AND TOTALLY FUNCTIONAL.”
 

Art Investor
Journal of the art world

28/43

“MARK MET THE DUKE OF YORK WHEN HE UNVEILED HIS PIECE MARKING THE BATTLE OF JUTLAND CENTENARY, AND THE PRINCESS ROYAL AS SHE UNVEILED HIS POPPY STATUE AT ROYAL WOOTTON BASSETT – DEPICTS DIANA AS THE PEOPLE’S PRINCESS, SCULPTED IN WHITE MARBLE.”

Hello Magazine
Diana Memorial

29/43

“A MARBLE POPPY MEMORIAL, TITLED ‘FOREVER‘, HAS BEEN GIFTED TO A WILTSHIRE TOWN IN HONOUR OF THE ROLE IT PLAYED WHEN FALLEN SOLDIERS WERE REPATRIATED TO ENGLAND.”

ITV West Country
News

30/43

“THE RESIDENTS REVIEWS ARE MARVELLOUS…HOW WONDERFUL YOUR CREATION WAS AND HOW LUCKY WE ARE TO HAVE IT. I DON’T THINK THAT PEOPLE REALISE THAT “FOREVER” IS HERE FOREVER.”

Ian Ferries, Mayor
Royal Wootton Bassett

31/43

“IT WAS GREAT TO SEE SUCH A MIX OF THE COMMUNITY COME TOGETHER IN ORDER TO COMMEMORATE THOSE THAT HAD FOUGHT IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR.”

Kate Staniforth, Marketing Manager
The Mall Shopping Centre, Luton

32/43

“I REMAIN DEEPLY GRATEFUL FOR YOUR ENERGY, TIME AND IDEAS. THERE ARE EXCITING TIMES AHEAD.”

Joe Fossey, Colonel
The Royal Engineers

33/43

“ARTIST MARK HUMPHREY CREATED THE UK’S FIRST REMEMBRANCE ART TRAIL ALONGSIDE THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION. HIS WORK, WAS CONSTRUCTED WITH THE HELP OF THE CORPS OF ROYAL ENGINEERS.”

UK News
MAIL

34/43

“I LOVE YOUR WORK. YOU ARE A RARE BREED AND I BOW TO YOU WITH THANKS FOR ALL YOU’VE DONE.”

British Soldier
Member of the public

35/43

“A FREE-STANDING SLEEPING ART PIECE.”

Design Week
Design and architectural journal

36/43

INTERIOR JEWEL SCULPTURES ARE MASTERPIECES FOR THE HOME.”

Architectural Digest Italia
Interior design magazine

37/43

“HUMPHREY’S PIECES ARE WORKS OF ART.”

Evening Standard

38/43

WON THE EQUIVALENT OF ‘AN OSCAR’ AT THE MIPIM.

Architecture
Architectural journal, Hong Kong

39/43

“A RARE MAGICIAN TO TRANSFORM SOMETHING ABSOLUTELY UNIQUE.”

Hors Ligne
Design journal, Geneva

40/43

“THE MAN TO MAKE THOSE DREAMS COME TRUE.”

Hors Ligne
Design journal, Geneva

41/43

“MARK WON THIS YEARS AWARD FOR INNOVATION.”

The World of Interiors
Interior Design magazine

42/43

GURU BY DESIGN – UK’S HOTTEST DESIGNER.”

Financial Times

43/43
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