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The Team

With large workshops close to the centre of Warwick, the team is made up of dedicated artisan craftsmen and designers, hand-picked for their passion and commitment to excellence. 

Meet the people behind perfection…

Ben Cleary
Design Director

After specializing in Architectural Model-making at university, Ben started his working career on select architectural restoration projects. Ben has an innate appreciation for clear, concise design. With over two decades experience in the design industry he prides himself on his ability to fulfill any design brief to stunning effect.

For nearly 15 years, Ben was then engaged as Senior Designer with Smallbone of Devizes, working on challenging interior design projects in some of the finest residential properties throughout Britain and Europe.  Ben’s stellar reputation has led to many of his designs featuring in the national press and he is also in demand as an industry expert, giving seminars for the likes of Period Living.

Approachable, efficient and highly professional, Ben’s designs are typically understated and classy with an extraordinary timeless appeal.

Russell Lee
Creative Designer

Russell has a 2:1 class degree in Furniture and Product Design from De Montfort University.

Not content with winning the prestigious ‘New Designer’s Award 2003’, he then went on to win the ‘Young Designers Collection 2004’.

Russell has now worked with Ben on design projects for the last 10 years at the very top end of the design industry, thus enabling a fantastic design understanding to be forged. He ensures that all details are fully enhanced, from initial concept through to design realization.

Katie Frearson
Technical Designer

Katie earned a 2:1 class degree in Furniture and Product Design from Nottingham Trent University.

Having gained vast experience at the high end of the design industry, working for Mark Wilkinson Furniture for the last decade, she brings a valuable, honed skillset to the team.

The Workshop Team

The beauty, precision and quality of your finished design stems directly from the dedication and enthusiasm of our highly skilled team of cabinet makers and finishers.

Our exceptionally talented team is comprised of a very strong blend of both experience and accolades; we are proud to say that our youngest cabinet-maker, Michael Hourigan, has achieved the official title of ‘Young U.K Woodworker of The Year’, having previously won the ‘Guild of Master-craftsmen Gold Award ‘.

The team is headed up by our Workshop and Production Manager, Nathan Batchelor, who has many years experience of overseeing work carried out to Royal Warrant standard. Nathan oversees every aspect of production, ensuring the utmost quality and finish is given to each and every project.