At the heart of a great craftsman there is an innate desire to use skill and passion to create beautiful objects for others to cherish and enjoy. Tim Hitchens, founder of Design by Timber, embodies this and has been crafting bespoke pieces from his Wiltshire Workshop since 2000.

As both designer and maker Tim is able to take an idea from a sketch in his notebook right through to the finished article sitting in your home. Many of his creations explore the use of wood and combining other materials to create original multifunctional pieces which challenge convention. Tim’s ideas, eye for detail and quality of finish are really what sets him apart. So if you are after a friendly personable service, thoughtful design and buckets of creativity, you’ve come to the right place!

‘Each time I have worked with Tim has been an absolute delight - great craftmanship, fantastic attention to detail and he is probably the most cheerful person I have ever had the pleasure to work with’

Gitta Gschwendtner Ltd

‘Thank you for all your superb correspondence during the order process of my AMAZING coffee table. Absolutely delighted truly AWESOME and so very kind of Tim to deliver my order and good to personally meet and thank Tim - I am in awe of his incredible talent and workmanship’

Joan Gilchri

‘Working with Tim, Design by Timber, is always a pleasure. The interpretation of our brief, whether it be a small cabinet or a bespoke kitchen, is always very well executed with professionalism, craftsmanship and to a superb quality finish.’

Marlborough Interiors UK Ltd