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Upholstered Banquette Seating

London Upholstered Banquette Seating Company Shoreditch Design Rooms specialise in the production of upholstered banquette seating. We can manufacture a wide variety of banquette seating – for private clients and domestic projects right through to large commercial builds and have supplied banquette seating for various London restaurants and hotels including The Modern Pantry in …

Shoreditch Design Rooms at HEALS

For 4 weeks every year Heals transform the main floor of their iconic flagship store on Tottenham Court Road into a Modern Craft Market to showcase new and upcoming makers and designers. This year the theme of their Modern Craft Market is “London” as they aim to showcase a handful …

Creativity, Procrastination & Making Mistakes

I try not to assume everyone operates the same way I do. I am in awe of quick decision makers and impulse driven, speed demons. I do see the benefits of things moving forward quickly and “sucking and seeing”. But so far, despite trying to mimic some of these styles …

After your AMUSF Upholstery training: 6 key pieces of advice

Louise is a great example of someone who took the big leap to completely change career and retrain as an upholsterer by completing the AMUSF course. After completing her training at Wendy Shorter Interiors, Louise continued with apprenticeships at various London upholsterers, worked for a few years “on the bench” at …

Industry Insider: Hasse Kvist Simonsen from KVADRAT

The amount of work we do with mid-century furniture at SDR, means that we’re often using Kvadrat fabrics – which is the tried and tested, industry standard for high quality mid century furniture. We’ve always been drawn to their amazing colour ranges and so are proud to work closely with such an …

Industry Insider – Nicola Thomas

Our own Saint Nic is here to give us the gift of her Upholstery wisdom, with a little help from Monica Bellucci and HRH the Queen. Nicola Thomas teaches both the Accredited and Leisure students at SDR and when not in the classroom she upholsters our clients work in the workshop. She’s …

Vitra – Building the Colour and Material Library

  Vitra Background Vitra is a Swiss-owned family run company, whose products are installed worldwide by architects, companies and private users to build inspirational spaces for living, working and shopping as well as public areas. Vitra have a wonderful showroom up the road from us in Clerkenwell which is chock full …

SDR News – Feb ’17

So we have been busy. But things are about to get very busy. Very, very busy for us here at Shoreditch Design Rooms! In fact I’d say the next few months will undoubtedly be the busiest period we will have ever undertaken. As well as seeing and helping all the …

Student Stories – Johnny Brophy

This week we speak to one of our ex-students Johnny Brophy about his work and his time at SDR. When did you study at SDR and on which course? I started with the leisure courses about 4 years ago.  I picked up a pair of beautiful dining room chair frames …