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Welcome to Furniture By Design

One of the leading built In furniture / wardrobe specialists in the UK

Covering Hertfordshire, Essex and surrounding areas. Established in Stansted, Bishops Stortford, on the border of Herts and Essex by Ed Howley in 1990, Furniture By Design is one of the leading specialists in the UK when it comes to built-in and made-to-measure furnishings and wardrobes for the home.

Our Products
Our on-line showroom for bedroom, home office, studies, lounge furniture, TV & media units, build in wardrobes and bookcases – showcases our versatility. Unlike most furnishing companies, we are not limited to standard product ranges – we provide a bespoke service to your specification using modern, value-for-money foil-wrapped MDF in wood grain effects – in plain colours or high gloss finishes.

What you see on our website are photographs of real projects produced by us and installed in our customers’ properties.

Our products and installation are of exceptionally high quality, guaranteed for 5 years – you should expect nothing less from one of the leading furniture designers and manufacturers in the UK.

Our design service
Based in Hertfordshire and Essex in the UK one of our designers will visit you at home to assess your design and storage requirements, at which point we will also advise on materials and cost.

We are Furniture by Design, a leading Hertfordshire and Essex workshop creating bespoke, fitted built in wardrobes, bedroom and home furniture.

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All materials are of the highest quality and guaranteed for 5 years

MDF foil-wrapped products

``Traditional and modern``

This type of product is produced using MDF as the core material, which is then covered with a plastic veneer/foil using an advanced manufacturing process developed and perfected over recent years. It produces a cost–effective, hard–wearing, durable product. It has great flexibility in design – from modern to contemporary and traditional designs – all available in woodgrain effects, plain colours and high gloss finishes. Once viewed, many customers choose this material in preference to real wood or painted finishes because of its attractive design options: excellent quality, durability, ease of maintenance and value for money..

Contact Furniture by Design for a quote, or to discuss any ideas on any project including; build in wardrobes, fitted home office installations, difficult loft space issues, etc.


Just one quick call and our expertise is at your service


01279 815700


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We have the answers for all your fitted furniture requirements - even the most difficult spaces - at competitive prices.

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