Category Archives: Product Design

Contemporary tromp l’oeil Oak Staircase design

NDA designed a decorative contemporary OAK staircase  to access a large mezzanine forming part of Grade II  Listed 5- bay Barn Conversion near Liphook. The clients wanted something really dramatic as a free standing feature in the main hall. The staircase design draws on medieval, historic and contemporary furniture (eg Biedermeier) design using stage techniques such as tromp l’oeil but ultimately intended as a finely crafted and robust piece of  bespoke furniture worthy of its prominent setting within this dramatic barn.…

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Q Railings EVO aluminium balustrade steel mounting plate detail

A new timber framed house required a series of  minimalist glass balcony balustrades usuing Q railings EVO aluminium balustrade supports set flush to the IPE balcony deck boarding. This generated an eccentric load so we designed a steel mounting plate system to be concealed within the timber wall cladding strapped back  into the framing structure.…

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Reconstituted stone curved external staircase

NDA was asked to design a grand external staircase down to the sunken garden for this 1934 house. We approached Orchardstone who supply and fabricate bespoke reconstituted stonework and emailed them full drawings and details, the stone was delivered for the contractor to construct.…

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1930s Bakelite Bell push mounted on SS back plate

Clients wanted a traditional bell push for their 1930s house. NDA explored all the available options and having found an original bakelite bell push in good condition (from ebay) we designed a backplate. This was fabricated in polished A316 stainless steel as the site is very exposed being some 200m from the sea

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Henning Koppel Weather Station backing plate

The backing plates are designed to mount a classic range of 4 round modernist and minimalist  weather stations designed by Henning Koppel in satin finish stainless steel and comprise a quartz Clock, Barometer, Thermometer and a Hygrometer. The backing plates are a composite of three layers constructed from a face plate of  mirror polished A316 Stainless Steel with twizzle carbon fibre sheet bonded onto a A 316 backing plate. …

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Bespoke white high gloss lacquered book shelving library units

As part of a 1930s house refurbishment NDA were asked to design a substantial set of high gloss lacquered shelving for clients extensive book library and objectd’art. We prepared detailed drawings for the fabrication o including a concealed motorised blind for the rear garden doors.…

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Wine Store Staircase

NDA designed this storage system as a simple staircase and wine rack system to fit within a thin storage area  to suit a client requirement for a wine store.

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IPE timber clad drive entrance gate with concealed cladding fixings

Originally designed to slide  away behind the front wall and hedge, the gate was modified to act as a manual swing gate which could be later adapted for automatic use.  The gate has a galvanised steel frame and timber sub frame clad to all surfaces with 140×20 IPE (Ironwood) boarding fitted with concealed fixings.…

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Marine Chart Holder

The chart holder is designed in a landscape or portrait configuration to accommodate marine weather charts in a mirror polished A316  stainless steel frame with carbon fibre insert panels. All to match the dashboard detail of a 2000 Windy   40 Bora sportscruiser.…

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Family Bathroom Cantilevered Vanity Unit

As part of  a 1930s house refurbishment  we were asked to design a new vanity unit. To give the room some gravitas we  fully cantilevered the vanity unit to carry a Corian worktop with double sink  fabricated with drawers constructed beautifully by Dot Interiors in polished white lacquer.…

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Laser cut perspex shelf design

A simple shelf but to accurately  fit into an existing curved pearwood drinks cupboard on a luxury sportscruiser just to take european  glasses and a cruette drawn in ArchiCAD and emailed to a cutting factory.

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Salt & Pepper cruet for marine use

NDA designed this solution on CAD for salt & pepper to avoid problems with seasoning while at anchor. The solid A316 stainless steel plinth insets within the cockpit table and is felt lined to sit on the polished saloon table while down below.…

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