All painted fitted furniture and cabinets are made in our workshop and are completely bespoke to the individual required sizes, we have no ‘standard sizes’.
We use a moisture resistant boards made from FSC certified pine with specially formulated waterproof resin, it is much stronger and more stable/resistant than standard furniture boards. This material is classified low on formaldehyde and has been approved by the British standards association as safe to use in the manufacture of children’s toys.
Our boards are spray primed with three coats, producing a totally sealed and flat surface for the final top coats which can vary between Flat, (Library), Eggshell or semi or full Gloss, often from Farrow & Ball or Little Greene or colour matched to existing decor creating a hard wearing and long lasting surface.
New also offer a hand-painting service.
Where solid timber is used or appropriate in all cases it is felled from sustainable sources under EU timber regulations, approved by the Forestry Stewardship Council or under the Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification. Including European Redwood, Planked Oak, French Oak, Ash and Maple.
When we work with solid or veneered timbers we use Littlefair's Wood Finishing Products.
We also ‘up-cycle’ furniture to compliment our fitted cabinets either provided by our clients or sourced on their behalf.
Hinges and drawer runner are always from Blum a family run business based in Austria making the best and most innovative soft and effortless closing mechanisms worldwide.
We offer an unlimited choice of handles and knobs, either from our handle board used on previous projects or sourced to our clients requirements from many designers and suppliers.
Where soft furnishings or fitted cushions are required as part of the design we use a skilled local upholsterer and offer a limitless choice of fabrics.
All electrical work are carried out to BS 7671 home electrical installation regulations with certification proved if required.
All NOOK design projects are carried out under Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015).