Urban Metalworks Blog

Catch up on all the latest news here at Urban Metalworks...

Showcasing at 100% Design Show 2018.

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Showcasing this years latest products at the 100% Design show at Olympia, London.  

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Winner of Best of Houzz Customer Service Award 2017

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Celebrating winning Best of Houzz Customer Service Award after less than a year on the home improvement and design professionals platform!   

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Inspiring Stockholm

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A visit to Stockholm for a long weekend with my husband turned into an awe inspiring trip filled with great scenery, food and entertainment but also to our surprise give our creativity a big boost as well!   

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Kitchen Transformation Complete with Rich Black Walnut Breakfast Bar Table and Shelving Unit

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The design we came up with was a large breakfast bar table that was on wheels that could fit partly below the island unit. This could then be used as a slim breakfast bar for the family meals or for guests to sit a chat over a drink. When required the table can be pulled fully out and used as a full sized table.   

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Crispin Shoe Shop Refurbishment

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Independent shoe shop Crispin Shoes sets its self apart from the competition. Reknown for their quality and range of large sizes for ladies the new look for the shop complements the shoes beautifully.  

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A Little Gem of a Boutique - Katie & May, Headingley Leeds

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A new boutique in Leeds that stands out of the crowd. Beautiful unique clothes lines shown off against a backdrop of rich dark wood and copper finished bespoke shop furntiure.   

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Walters Workshops - A haven for creatives!

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An old Victorian Engineering Works takes on a new lease of life transformed into a hub for small businesses within the music and entertainment world. Urban Metalworks helps bring this to life making furniture pieces that are in keeping with the history of this great building.  

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Add a Little bit of Individuality - Custom Made Pieces

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Have you found yourself in that situation where you have an awkward spot in your house and you just can't get a piece of furniture that fits the space or the purpose?   

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Steel Finishes Explained…

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Today I thought I would explain something that a few customers have been asking me about recently. We advertise on the website that we can supply steel furniture powder coated, clear coated, or untreated raw steel. However, many people don’t understand the important distinctions between these different finishes. Here goes…..  

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