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ABout Timber TailorS London

Creative — Passionate — Dedicated

Our bespoke furniture is created by us in our North London based workshop and in-house design studio.  We are essentially Designers at heart and we found, in our love of Making, the perfect way to bring our clients ideas to life.

 

We think that we successfully combine a creative approach with both traditional and cutting-edge wood-working techniques which we have learnt along the way to produce high quality bespoke furniture.

DESIGN STUDIO

 

The Timber Tailors London design studio is where we conceptualise all of our client's projects, technically and aesthetically. We work constantly with these two factors in mind and incorporate them into every little detail of the projects we work on. We encourage our clients to be involved in the design process through guiding them with their choices. We dedicate time and effort to translating and communicating their ideas into tangible visual concepts. 

 

On top of the good old pencil and sketchbook technique, we use various design software to help us generate our furniture visuals including Vectorworks, Sketchup Pro, Fusion 360 and Photoshop among others. These various softwares are our design tools helping us to create 3D visuals and detailed CAD drawings that will eventually be used to produce our bespoke furniture.

WORKSHOP

 

We make our furniture locally in a dedicated fully equipped workshop based in North London. It is organised in such a way to leave us the flexibility to arrange adaptable set-ups according to each bespoke furniture project we create and work on.

 

Fountayne House, our workshop, is a large 8000 sq ft building separated into different work spaces. There is a large machine room with all the heavy equipment (digital table saws, planer, a thicknesser, spindle-molder, sander, bandsaw, etc), two spray booths and drying room for the finishes and also storage racks for our materials.

 

 Another part of the building is dedicated to bench space and it is here that there are businesses like ours sharing not just the premises but also knowledge and a friendly spirit. This helps a lot, especially when, in the middle of production, one is missing the odd bit or tool that basically will save the day!

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Fountayne House workshop

THE TEAM

We are a team of experienced Furniture Designers and Makers based in London

Thibaut Degenne

Designer and Maker with ten years of experience in Design and Motion Graphics. Thbaut graduated from the London College of Communication with a Masters degree (Distinction) in Graphic Moving Image. 

 

In 2013 Thibaut studied Furniture Design and Making in Newhaven (East Sussex) with multi-award winning teacher Marc Fish. To complement his training as a Maker he then spent a few years working for a couple of established workshops in London to learn the trade. Thibaut went on to develop his career as a Draughtsman finding the opportunity to be trained at Aldworth James & Bond and later at Oxan Furniture.

 

In 2016, he joined forces with another Thibault, a former workshop colleague from the early days of furniture making. Together they created Timber Tailors London and opened their own design studio and workshop.

Thibault Lumpp

After completing a BA in art option Design of Furniture and Furniture Making in France, Thibault started making furniture professionally for several companies. He had the opportunity to practice in seven different workshops.

 

Thibault worked in France, Australia  and now in London since 2013. This journeyman experience has taught him a wide variety of fine furniture making techniques and designs.

Selected projects

From Timber Tailors Portfolio

Dressing room | North Maida Vale

Reception room | Andover

Kitchen | Barbican Towers