Commercial - Design Agency Case Study

Flexible and reliable manufacturing partner


A leading London based engineering / industrial design company works with artists, brands and agencies to realise projects and installations through innovative design and engineering.  

Customer Brief  

This well respected design firm required a trusted metal work supplier capable of using a variety of materials, techniques and finishes in creative and innovative designs. They wanted a reliable and flexible partner with whom they could discuss ideas, develop designs and provide quick turnaround across a broad range of projects for multinational companies, London’s O2 arena, art galleries and various other customers.  

CEL Solution   

Projects have ranged from large scale fabrication to high specification, fine limit small parts.  We have manufactured a furniture pavilion for Clerkenwell Design week, features for large public venues, design driven furniture for FTSE 100 Companies and lab testing products.  The customer regularly seeks our advice on cost effective ways of manufacturing design focused solutions.  

Materials used 

Aluminium, mild steel, stainless steel; variety of finishes including powder coating.

Customer testimonial  

“We are delighted to have found a true manufacturing partner in Contracts Engineering Ltd.  CEL have been extremely helpful in working with us across a range of projects, materials, sizes, techniques and finishes.  Their expertise, flexibility and reliability have really helped us show case our work and enabled us to tackle different projects.  In addition to that, CEL always delivers when they say they will and within our budget.   Co-Founder