A gallery of fine woodwork

While the design and commissioning process can be as distinct and unique as the furniture being built, the following is generally a typical commission sequence.

When first considering having a piece of furniture designed and built, we suggest looking at the items displayed on our gallery floor, as well as our partner’s portfolios. This is a good way to see the quality of work as well as becoming familiar with each makers range of design and style. The Xylos member currently working the gallery is always available for suggestions. This partner can either begin working with you immediately or connect you... (more)

Ideation

Take your concept drawings and reference materials to these factories. They will assist in refining your concept and thinking through the components involved in the Making Process.

Drafting

A drafting specialist will create a blueprint of your idea using computer aided design (CAD) software. They make sure your design will be well-constructed.

Materials

Material suppliers will provide you with the raw materials and components of your end product.

Sample-Making

Sample makers will assemble the first end product prototypes.