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Custom Furniture Design: How to Design Your Own Furniture?

The thought of ordering custom-made furniture can be quite puzzling since you’ve always bought ones that are readily available in stock, but that’s not the case. It comes with a few simple steps to follow – and with the help of an interior designer to provide you with proper guidance, it becomes a stress-free process. So here are a few things to consider in the custom furniture design process. Plan Out Your Vision Before You Design Your Own Furniture

A woman plans out her custom furniture design

If you’re looking to design your own furniture, then you should visualize the appearance of the final piece and how it will fit in the area where you want it to be (by taking precise measurements to avoid any mistakes during the manufacturing process). For instance, let’s say you have space in your kitchen (aside from your kitchen set) and you want to set up a dining table to sit and eat. To do that, you need to build your own table and chairs, however, the space is limited in your kitchen area. So, you need to figure out how to fit it there and prevent it from having any closed-off space that will hinder people from accessing it – from the size of the furniture and the number of people using it. Otherwise, you won’t be satisfied with the finished product despite how amazing it looks. Custom Furniture Design: What’s Worth Being Designed? You should consider building furniture that will be placed in areas where you often spend your time – it could be open areas like your living room and dining room or the bedroom where you always nap and sleep. Request for Samples If you’re unsure of what to look for in a custom furniture design, you can request samples of previous works to get some inspiration that will help you come up with your own design. You’ll see how past products respond to the area it’s placed – in terms of the visuals and the fittings, giving you an idea of whether or not your custom-designed furniture would be comfortable to use and if it’s right to put it in your exact chosen space, and for other reasons. Get it Designed and Built

A carpenter designs custom furniture in Bali

After planning out your own furniture from its visuals and dimensions, you should consult and pass it on to an interior designer – either online or face-to-face (if you really need to be at the location). Also, you might need to consider a few suggestions given by the consultant, because there may be parts of your original design that require a little bit of tweaking if they identified any issues with it. After you finalize and come to an agreement, a model of the product will be created using design software. Once that’s done, the design will be handed back to the client to confirm if they like it or not. If there’s no problem with it, the client will send it to a builder to manufacture the physical product and bring it to life. Interior designers have many local connections – especially ones that offer the best price, so finding a builder for you won’t be an issue. Design Furniture Online with Azula Designs Don't sweat over the complexity of creating a custom furniture design. Our team of professionals at Azula Designs is here to help you every step of the way to deliver a product that you’re proud of.


Image by Ralph (Ravi) Kayden
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