Natasha Ann Zachariah
Looking back on Mr Declan Ee's pursuits, the 34-year-old's career trajectory has hardly been predictable.
In recent years, with falling receipts and no successor in sight, Mr Yee was prepared to close his business and retire with his wife, who works with him.
The disappearing precision art of metal lathing and other trades of craftsmen are captured in a book.
Home-grown furniture company Castlery had designed all its products in-house since it started four years ago, but has now branched out to work with international designers.
Eating, shopping or taking part in a workshop tend to be mutually exclusive activities - you do one or the other and rarely in the same space.