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By adgc, Sep 1 2019 07:29AM

This bespoke media unit was recently created for a home in Billericay Essex. It's fairly classical in design and features a mixtiure of drawers and cupboards. The large space in the centre is for a TV to be hung off the structural back panel. In the picture you will notice a different handle on the lower cupboard which we were trying out for our client.

By adgc, Apr 7 2019 08:17AM

The two images show a built in playroom storage unit designed to be used by children. It has two touch open doors and four touch open flap doors. The green tones are also used for more fitted furniture on the opposite side of the room. There are three height adjustable shelves with the longer span being removeable so that it can be used as a desk as the children's needs change. We will also be adding two toy carts that will be located undeer the desk. The property is located in Blackheath London and we will soon be adding more built-in furniture to this home.

By adgc, Mar 18 2019 07:19AM

The large armoire that we showed being made in our previous post is now finished and installed in a Home in South London. The blue walls and blue hand painted finish to the Armoire are in Benjamin Moore Paints. Although the piece of furniture is very tall it is still freestanding and secured to the wall for stability. It has been made so that it can be disassembled and moved to another location if required. The majority of furniture that is this scale is fully fitted but the benefit of bespoke free standing furniture is that it can always be taken with you when you move or passed on to future generations.

By adgc, Jan 27 2019 09:05AM

At 2.5 m high this large free standing cabinet is going to be the main feature in most rooms. It has 10 soft close drawers and is made in birch plywood. Photos showing it being constructed in our workshop. The cabinet will have patterend zig zag doors in two colours and the inside will be traeated with a white oil to further lighten the birch plywood. Drawers are set on Blum under drawer Tandem runners. The legs will be oiled in a clear finish to give them a rich visual quality.


The cabinet is in two main sections but because of its size it is too large for easy access into a property and therefore it has been designed to be taken apart and reconnected with the aid of high quality Festool and Lamello fittings.


The front edge has a large bevel with drawers andoors sitting back from this edge. This is made in hardwood and jointed on to the plywood edge before being mitred.

By adgc, Jan 13 2019 11:09AM

As Designer Makers we create and produce a variety of fitted and freestanding furniture from our workshop and studio in Wickford Essex. The freestanding furnture is marketed under the label of ACD (Andrew Carpenter Design) and is available direct through www.andrewcarpenterdesign.com or currently also through www.eporta.com for trade buyers. The furniture is often a past project that we have created for a specific room in a clients home and sometimes it is created as a design that we feel would work well within several of our clients homes. Occassionally we have been in converstaion with a few clients whom have found it difficult tracking down a piece which gets us thinking about how we could fill that gap.


All the pieces are still made with high attantion to detail and a long life span. Shown here is the Ayton mirror a large black oak mirror that can be hung on a wall either horizontally, or vertically. Additionally it can simply be leant against a wall. The feature mirror is intended to be thought provoking and very functional. Many of the freestanding pieces are available in bespoke sizes and can be viewed by visting www.andrewcarpenterdesign.com.

By adgc, Dec 9 2018 01:39PM

During a recent visit to a past client in Crouch End London I managed to get a couple of photos of this bespoke mirrored sliding door wardrobe with drawers that we had made. The last time we were here the room hadn't been decorated so never got to see the bigger picture. The interior was designed by award winning Interior Designer Egon Walesch and this wall paper was a bold choice and works beautifully with the bespoke blinds and silver radiator.

By adgc, Nov 19 2018 07:12AM

Large contemporary six door white wardrobe and oak interior designed made and installed for a property in Chobham Manor Stratford London. The bespoke wardrobe has twelve drawers fitted on Blum under drawer soft close runners and all doors are hung on Blum soft close hinges. The wardrobe has been scribed to fit the ceiling, walls and floor. This wardrobe was installed over a two day period before being carefully made in our Wickford Essex workshop.

By adgc, Nov 3 2018 06:33PM

We have recently designed made and installed this media unit with storage for a town house in Chobham Manor Stratford. The oak and sprayed white fitted furniture has high storage with touch opening white doors set between oak edging. Below is a space for audio speakers and a large Samsung television. All the cables are routed through the back panels and behind the cabinet to the relevent hardware that is stored in the cabinets behind the sliding white doors at the bottom of the media furniture. The plynth is oak and has been scribed to fit the floor and the side panel is white to be in keeping with the white interior of the home. The row of four shelves above the white sliding doors can either be used as a bookcase or for display. It was built at our workshop in Essex before being reassembled in the Olympic Park home and fitted to the walls and floors. The installation process took one and a half days to complete. Next job is the master bedroom wardrobes.

By adgc, Oct 25 2018 05:19PM

Large six door bespoke wardrobe for a property in Leigh On Sea Essex. It will be fully fitted from floor to ceiling and scribed to the walls. The interior is made from oak veneer with solid oak edging and the exterior is sprayed an off white to create a very contemporary urban look. The twelve drawers are on soft close mechanisms and have full width letter box style handles for ease of opening. This custom made piece was designed for our client to their exact wishes to provide exactly the storage needed for their master bedroom. Our joinery and cabinetry service caters for clients that want to make best use of their space and need a company to turn an idea, such as media units, wardrobes, extra storage, hallway cupboards into reality.

By adgc, Oct 13 2018 03:10PM

Oak and white large bespoke media unit taking shape at our Essex workshops. It has sliding lower cabinet doors, shelving storage cupboards with touch opening doors and space for a large television which will be mounted on to the panel. This bespoke piece of furniture will be fitted into a town house in Manor park on the Olympic Park Stratford London

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