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You can buy this Berlin-based brand’s slick storage, tables and seating in many sizes, colours and shapes. Simply go online and design your future classic with Hem’s user-friendly software. Select one of the ‘inspiration’ images as a base to build on, or start from scratch if you know exactly what you’re after.
We could spend hours playing around on Superfront’s website. The Swedish brand specialises in customising Ikea kitchen units and offers a wide range of cool door fronts (pictured) – comprising eight patterns and 13 colourways – along with handles and feet, all designed to breathe new life into your flatpacked buy. It’s pure genius.
The Sofa & Chair Company
Known for opulent furniture that would not look out of place in a luxury hotel, this company makes its pieces in its West London workshop. Use the brand’s extensive library of fabrics and finishes to modify your item.
4–5 Roslin Road, London W3 (thesofaandchair.co.uk)
Unto This Last
This East London-based workshop sells modern wooden furniture that is handcrafted in its on-site studio. Meet the team and see them at work at the shop, or visit the website, where you can choose from a range of sizes and finishes.
230 Brick Lane, London E2 (untothislast.co.uk)
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