British Craft. Buying from the British Design Shop means you are buying authentic made British goods, manufactured by our own skilled craftsmen, using only the finest materials. Our factory was set up in 1989, and has gained the enviable reputation of producing the finest quality chairs and furniture (including a few for HRH). Teamwork and loyalty is the key to everything. We really value our people as they bring their exceptional skills and years of learning, which comes together to make the highest quality products. Using the best materials and traditional methods, but always with an eye to the future and a few new tricks up our collective sleeves.