Inspired by Knole

One of our most wonderful involvements has been with the ‘Inspired by Knole’ project for the National Trust. Over a six year period we conserved the wall coverings in one of the smallest rooms in the house and the wall coverings …

Corporate conservation in the city at Bloomberg

In 2018, the year after Bloomberg London opened, ZTC was asked to set up a programme of condition checking, surface cleaning and ongoing collections care advice for the contemporary textile artworks commissioned for and permanently installed in the building. Our survey work has mainly focused on two large scale works – the vast tripart industrial …

Worth it in the End

Having focused mainly on the skirt conservation in my previous Conservation Story about this gown, I would like to turn now to the bodice. While similarly dishevelled in state to the skirt, its return to splendour posed a completely different set of conundrums…

2020 Roundup

My first Instagram post of the year, 2nd January 2020 showed a photo of a clean, tidy, empty studio and said, “Happy New Year and new decade to all our followers. It feels like the lull before the storm – we look forward to sharing some of it with you this year”. Of course at …

Collections Care

Good Collections Care is the most pragmatic way of looking after your collections be they a much loved family heirloom, a prized personal collection, the entire contents of a museum store or the interior furnishings of an historic house.

Pandemic Gallery

Zenzie Tinker Conservation is more than just a conservation studio. Our professional work brings us together but our love of crafting is one of the strong bonds we have as a team.

Hidden Treasures

Between 2015 and 2018, we had the very great pleasure of undertaking the de-installation, conservation and re-installation of 12 costumed funeral effigies for display in Westminster Abbey’s new galleries …

Showcase for display and mounting

We are really passionate about beautiful display presentation. A well designed display solution is critical to your object’s long term conservation as well as both its historic interpretation and your aesthetic appreciation. Our cabinet making workshop was set up in 2009 for the custom production of frames, display mounts and display cases. Supporting our conservation …

Family heirlooms

At ZTC we give your precious personal collections and family heirlooms as much care and attention as museum objects. Cleaning and repairing family items such as christening robes, samplers, wedding gowns and vintage costume as well as providing suitable storage and display will help ensure their longevity for future generations of your family to enjoy. …