Heartwood Designs is a bespoke furniture company based in Gloucestershire. Our customer base stretches from Cheltenham and the Cotswolds to London and beyond.
We are a small specialist team of highly qualified and experienced furniture makers who take pride in creating unique pieces of furniture of the highest standard.
We are here to turn your vision for your home into something tangible.
Daniel Hopkin – Director, Designer and Furniture Maker
After completing his Cabinet Making and Design Qualification at Distinction Level, Daniel started working at Heartwood Designs for its founder David Willats. He is a highly experienced kitchen and furniture designer with skills ranging from kitchen design to antique restoration and upholstery. After supporting the business with its growth for nearly 20 years he recently became director and owner of Heartwood Designs. A lover of balance and perfection Daniel personally designs and oversees all projects from start to finish ensuring the best possible result for each client.
Lucy Hopkin – Director, Office Manager and Social Media
Lucy’s love for design and organisation has meant her role at Heartwood Designs is continually evolving. Lucy oversees the administration and accounts and has recently branched out into the marketing and social media for the company.
Jarren Hill – Furniture Maker
After completing his BA (Hons) degree in Furniture Design and Craftsmanship in 2004 Jarren went on to be employed as a cabinet maker and then Workshop Manager. Jarren’s skills range from traditional cabinet making to joinery and everything in between including finer cabinetry such as bespoke jewellery boxes. He is a self-motivated individual, who is hardworking, creative and self-disciplined.
Matthew Tradgett – Furniture Maker
Matthew is a highly motivated furniture designer and maker with a passion for fluent and striking designs. After studying Engineering, Matthew went on to gain his qualification in Fine Furniture. He is a Full Member of the Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen and has received The Bryant Fedden Award from The Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen 2004 and The Best All Round Ability - GLOSCAT 2003. He has had many notable commissions for his fine craftsmanship and has a passion for ornate furniture design.
Matthieu North – Hand Painting and Spray Room
Matthieu has been trained in house and has found his passion in the painting and finishing of the furniture. Usually in the spray room working with our high quality ranges of paint and often out on site hand painting the finishing touches.
Gabriel Kolendo – Workshop Apprentice
The youngest member of our team is keen to learn and always working hard to gain new skills. Gabriel’s work ranges from the making of furniture in the workshop to the fitting of it at our clients homes.