What Is Actually Meant by ‘Bespoke Furniture’?

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What is bespoke furniture?

Bespoke furniture is essentially any furniture that has been made to order, so every piece is unique and is crafted in line with your specific measurements and requirements. 

This can be applied to any form of furniture, whether it be tables, bedframes or bar stools! Bespoke covers all types of custom-made furniture, and the options for decorating your home, office or business are extensive. 

Types of bespoke furniture

Here we take a look at some of the different types of custom made furniture that people often like to have crafted for them.

Bespoke furniture for your home

Custom made side board

If you are wanting a more unique feel for your home, you might want to consider getting specially designed bespoke furniture instead of mass-produced items. Bespoke furniture gives your home an added personal feel, and you can design your furniture to meet your exact requirements. Some people choose to use bespoke furniture throughout every room in their house, and it’s possible to do this so you can add unique touches throughout your entire home.

Whether you are starting from scratch or renovating a particular room, there are a number of ways in which you can incorporate bespoke furniture to your living space. Depending on which room in your home you are renovating, there are several bespoke furniture options. 

Bathroom

Whilst bathrooms rarely contain many pieces of furniture, you are still able to add a personal touch by ordering the few pieces of furniture you need as bespoke. Options for bathrooms typically include: 

Bedroom

Depending on the amount of space you have in your bedroom, there are several different options when it comes to adding bespoke furniture. Some of the most popular choices include the following: 

  • Dressing Tables
  • Headboards
  • Innovative Wardrobes 
  • Walk-in Wardrobes 

Dining rooms

When you think of bespoke furniture in the dining room, you likely immediately think of the dining table as it’s often the centrepiece of the room. However, there are also many other custom built furniture options which can liven up your dining room: 

  • Console Tables
  • Dining Room Tables
  • Side Boards
  • Wine Racks

Home office

As more people are working from home, it has become more popular than ever to revamp the old home office! Building up your office with custom designed furniture can create a more comforting working environment. It’s important to appreciate the furniture in a room you will likely be spending a lot of time in, so many people choose to go with bespoke furniture. Some of the most common options include: 

  • Computer Desks
  • Shelving
  • Storage

Kitchen

Custom made chopping board
Custom made chopping board

The layout and design of your kitchen will likely depend on how much space you have. Thankfully, there are custom made furniture options that suit all kitchen shapes and sizes! With a range of furniture options, the following are some of the most popular: 

  • Breakfast Bars
  • Cabinets
  • Islands
  • Storage
  • Worktops

Living Room

Most people want to kick back and relax in an environment they feel at ease and comfortable in. Custom built furniture can play a part in helping to create this warming environment. There’s also plenty of practical uses for bespoke furniture in your living room, such as units for TVs and other entertainment devices. Here are a few examples of common bespoke furniture found in living rooms: 

  • Coffee Tables
  • Media Walls
  • TV Units
  • Shelving 

Bespoke furniture for an office/place of work

Custom made reception area counter

Creating a unique aesthetic for a place of work can often add a more personable atmosphere to the office. Many business owners choose to do this through the use of bespoke furniture and creative room designs. Whether you are just looking to upgrade your office furniture or are wanting a full revamp, there are a number of custom options for an office workplace. 

  • Bathrooms
  • Boardroom Tables
  • Desks
  • Fitted Seating
  • Kitchens
  • Reception Desks
  • Storage
  • Wall Panelling 

Bespoke furniture for cafes and coffee shops

Independent cafes and coffee shops can often benefit from being kitted out with custom-made furniture, which helps to create a friendly and welcoming vibe. Some bespoke furniture options ideal for cafes or coffee shops includes the following:

  • Counters
  • Display Units
  • Islands
  • Seating
  • Storage Units
  • Wall Panelling

Bespoke furniture for restaurants and bars

Bars and restaurants need to stand out in a competitive industry, so giving them a unique aesthetic can go a long way in creating a fitting atmosphere. Custom made furniture helps to give establishments a more welcoming feel…

  • Bar Tops
  • Bathrooms
  • Counters
  • Fitted Seating
  • Storage  

Benefits of bespoke furniture

Unique design

The personalisation of bespoke furniture is what makes the idea of bespoke so appealing. You are able to design your furniture completely personal to you or your brand and you’re able to taper it to meet your needs. You will be able to go through the entire process of your furniture being custom made to ensure that the end result is exactly what you want. With this type of furniture, you don’t have to compromise any parts of the design, which results in an entirely unique piece.

Higher quality

The chances are, you want your furniture to be built to last and the great thing about bespoke furniture is that you can select the exact materials you want. Using better quality materials will also usually allow your furniture to withstand more wear and tear. As good quality furniture is hand-crafted and built specifically to your requirements, it usually takes a longer period of time to build. However, the longer crafting time is often due to the attention to detail during the process – so the end result is likely worth the wait  

Longevity

The longevity of bespoke furniture is another huge benefit. As every piece is hand-crafted and built to last using high quality materials, the furniture will likely remain in good condition for a longer period of time when compared to general store-bought furniture. The longevity of the furniture also means it can be moved around from house to house and be passed on to others. 

If you are considering renovating a room or upgrading your aesthetics, bespoke furniture can help add that little extra bit of personality to your home.