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This vast Devon-based workshop offers bespoke joinery, metalwork and veneering services to a very high standard, as well as making display cabinets for museums. Its larger projects include work for the Horniman Museum and St Pancras International station, but it does also take private commissions.Bradley Mill, Newton Abbot TQ12 (benbow-interiors.co.uk)
This ingenious company comes highly recommended by interior designer Staffan Tollgård, who commissioned the team to make an unusual, heat-treated reception desk in solid wood and liquid metal for his showroom. Based in West London, the contemporary joiners, who are meticulous in their approach, are known in particular for their unusual metallic finishes.
27a Pembridge Villas, London W11 (interior-id.com)
Visit Klaus Haapaniemi’s East London shop to see an example of Paul McCormack’s innovative work. The Essex-based designer can apply his skills to anything from furniture to fitted wardrobes and bespoke kitchens (see picture).
The Horse Yard, Place Farm, Place Farm Lane, Brentwood CM15 (mccormackjoinery.co.uk)
‘Every house benefits from custom cabinetry and this Dorset company manufactures it to the highest standard while offering a great, personal service,’ says Paul de Zwart, founder of contemporary interiors brand Another Country. ‘Wardour Workshops plays a key role in the development and prototyping of Another Country’s furniture collections,’ he continues, ‘and the team always fulfil our needs.’
Unit 13, Semley Industrial Estate, Station Road, Shaftesbury SP7 (wardourworkshops.com)
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