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UK Studio furniture designers?

PostPosted: Fri Dec 04, 2020 11:53 am
by Iwan Morgan
Hi,

I'm not sure where else to place this thread, hopefully it's in the right place.

I'm looking to purchase a producer's desk with a few bays on the desktop. I have found something similar to what I'm looking for but the manufacturer has stopped making the design. The others I have found at places like KMR,SX,Thomann etc are too overbuilt or don't look that good.

I wonder if there is anyone around in the UK who I could work with on design and construction? It's for my private mixing studio.

Thanks

Iwan

Re: UK Studio furniture designers?

PostPosted: Fri Dec 04, 2020 11:58 am
by Luke W
Studio Racks may be worth a look, UK based and do lots of custom work.

https://studioracks.co.uk/

Re: UK Studio furniture designers?

PostPosted: Fri Dec 04, 2020 12:05 pm
by Hugh Robjohns
I commissioned racks and a custom desk from Chunky Studio Furniture last year -- and I've been very pleased with both the way it all looks and its performance.

They company is in Somerset and uses recycled scaffold boards... so it's environmentally friendly! You can see some pics of my items here: https://www.soundonsound.com/techniques/studio-sos-making-small-room-sound-good
And the company website is here:
https://chunkystudiofurniture.co.uk/

Very helpful and flexible in the design and build, and equally helpful in fixing a small problem that developed later (a small warping problem, fixed by replacing part of the desktop). Highly recommended if that's the kind of look and chunkiness that floats your boat.

Another frequent recommendation from people I trust -- although I've not used them myself -- is Studio Racks in Wales:

https://studioracks.co.uk/desks/custom/

Re: UK Studio furniture designers?

PostPosted: Fri Dec 04, 2020 1:15 pm
by James Perrett
We had a carpenter set up shop just across the road from the last studio. I had him build me a couple of double width racks on castors made from ash which turned out really well and cost no more than the standard studio racks from other suppliers.

Re: UK Studio furniture designers?

PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 11:12 am
by jaminem
I have the Studioracks Minimaster.
John, the owner delivered it to me personally and built it in my studio!

So if service is your thing, well worth considering....