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Commissioning furniture

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Members of NCFM are exhibiting at the Cube Gallery in Manchester from 15th to 25th May 2013.
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Leeds furniture company Dovetailors has won a national award recognizing excellence in customer service.

Spring Watch...
A monthly roundup of the latest projects and news from members of the Northern Contemporary Furniture Makers.

Pieces from Chris Tribe Furniture can now be purchased at the Manchester Art Gallery shop.

There has been a very obvious shift in recent years as we have moved from being a society where it is acceptable to throw out last year’s out-...

Yorkshire furniture designer and manufacturer Dovetailors will have its work for a Yorkshire cathedral featured in a TV documentary next week.

Chris Tribe Furniture recently launched a new website bringing together the two arms of the business; designing and making fine contemporary...

Any project that involves designing new furniture for an old building demands a sensitive approach, and this is particularly true when the...

NCFM member Suzanne Hodgson has received a special commendation from the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers(WCFM) at this year’s Celebration...

After almost 9 years trading as Tragen Design, it seemed like the right time to rebrand to David Tragen.

Following a successful collaboration in 2011 on the Circles and Stripes sideboard, NCFM members Chris Tribe and Christine Meyer-Eaglestone have...

Commissioning furniture

A good piece of furniture is the result of a dialogue between the designer/craftsperson and the client. The starting point may range from a vague idea to a precise design.

A provisional design is usually arrived at based on the client's sketches and/or photographs and measurements, or architects drawings if appropriate. A site visit may be made at this stage as necessary.

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