Sarah is a Toronto-based furniture designer and maker who uses locally sourced wood and metal to create custom furniture and built-ins. She specializes in solid wood furniture in a mid-century or Scandinavian design style.
Sarah studied at OCAD University, where she completed a bachelors of design (2010-2014). She also completed a minor in Furniture Design and Jewellery. During her education, she worked in two of the OCADU Wood studios as a monitor. Sarah has taught woodworking at OCAD University (2015-2018), the Taylor Statten Camps (2016), The Golden Horseshoe Woodturners Guild (2016), The Living Arts Centre (2016-present), Queen Elizabeth Park Community Centre (2017-2018), Fleming College (2019-present), and Busy Bee Tools (2019-present). She enjoys sharing the knowledge and empowerment which comes with understanding how to work with your hands.
In 2017, Sarah founded Sarah Rose Woods. She introduced a line of furniture and house-ware items, available through the "Products" tab on the menu bar. She's participated in craft events put on by Craft Ontario and the One Of A Kind Show.
Sarah offers custom design consultation, rendering, and furniture made for your space. More information on this process can be found by clicking the "Custom Furniture" menu option. Sarah posts to instagram to share behind-the-scenes of the projects she is working on. Once Covid-19 restrictions lift, she will continue to teach woodworking at institutions throughout Southern Ontario.