We have found ourselves subjects in photography, video and news. Here are a few articles in which we and our work have been featured in.

House and Garden Magazine + New York Times – Style Magazine


The modern country cottage conversion designed by interior designer Christopher Howe in the heart of Gloucestershire that we fitted with a rustic stair balustrade.

The conversion was also featured in July 2017’s issue of House and Garden magazine, in which a small description of how we completed the work was produced alongside the main article.

“Christopher Howe worked with blacksmith Jon Ward to create the curves and swoops in the handrail…”

House and Garden Web Article

“The space is resolutely English, including the local timber, much of it salvage, and the local builders: the smithy who made the delicate balustrade…”

New York Times – Style Magazine Web Article (this article can also be found in sep 11 2016 issue of T magazine)

Jacob Sutton – Numero Homme


Our iron work was featured in a commercial photoshoot for Numero Homme magazine of Marc Jacobs clothing featuring a famous Ballet Dancer Sergei Polunin who posed and performed around our work to create some incredibly kinetic images.

Jacob Sutton Photography

Round and About – Blacksmith Forging Ahead

Round and About magazine

Featured in a piece that includes an interview from the owner Jon which covers his passion for blacksmithing and how we carry out our work and highlighting how Donkeywell forge is keeping the traditional trade alive.

“John Ward is not only keeping alive the skills of craftsmen, he is also interesting young people to take up and maintain its traditions, by from time to time recruiting new apprentices.”

Round and About Article


Still Moving Media

This video production company used us and our forge to create an amazing video for a major motorbike helmet brand.

Larry Rostant Photography

You may have seen some of this photographers pictures on our “forge” page. This photographer creates some beautiful portrait photos. We were lucky enough to have some of our own taken.

Home building and Renovating

The digital publisher for those looking to renovate, extend, convert or build their own home published a page in which our work was a part of. The project was a stables conversion and we crafted a horse shoe sphere for the front courtyard.

Home Building and Renovating Article

Piers Belmont

Local photographer Piers Belmont took some photos of the forge for his “blacksmith series”.