Simon graduated from Brighton
Poly with a BA in Fine Art (Painting) in 1985. He began designing
and making models for a Brighton casting company, Lost Worlds,
in 1992 and has created over 300 house and garden ornaments
since that time. All the objects you see on this site have been
designed and made by him.
Simon began trading under
the name of 1066 Creations in 1996 from a small studio/workshop
in Hove, East Sussex. At the beginning of 2000, he moved his
casting and model-making activities to a barn in the South Shropshire
During the summer months
he trades directly to the public at a number of fairs
and festivals throughout England and Wales, and also supplies
a few shops.