Dog Crate Furniture Design Inspiration

When considering the design of your own dog crate furniture it can be useful to explore previous clients’ designs for inspiration. In the article we share the design briefs of four bespoke solutions for our clients’ pets and home. Detailed in each is the size of the furniture, the chosen colour and materials and the ironmongery and finishing details. Each brief is also complete with a video tour to give you a complete feel for the piece of furniture that has been crafted in our workshop.

Dog crate furniture with storage drawer

Design brief

Our client approached us seeking a dog crate furniture solution to accommodate their pet French Bulldog. They were keen to create a cosy space for their dog and so opted for end panels and completed the bedroom space with our inset sliding door. Visit our pet furniture page to discover more about the features you can include within your pets space. The piece needed to fit into an alcove in their living space and provide a useable worktop and additional storage for the room.

Dimensions

Our client provided us with dimensions of their space allowing us to ensure it was suitable to accommodate their dog. We were able to add additional height to the unit to accommodate a storage drawer. The external dimensions of this piece are:

Height: 750mm     Width: 1000mm     Depth: 500mm

Colour

Our client opted for a painted finish selecting bespoke colour, Hague Blue by Farrow and Ball. The finish was complete with an oak wax finish worktop.

Ironmongery and Finishing

This piece was finished with with silver ironmongery to complete a very sleek and stylish look for the home. , sliding door

You can design this style from £895.  

Bespoke Corner Unit Dog Crate Furniture

Design brief

Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Jonah’s, owner got in touch with with us with the goal of replacing a metal crate for a corner bedroom that could also double as a unit for the television. It was important for their piece to match their existing style and home interiors and also have an open storage shelf above the bedroom.

Dimensions

Our client shared the maximum dimensions of the space and we were able to work together to design a piece that suited both Jonah and their home. The agreed finished size was:

Height: 900mm     Depth: 990mm

Colour

The frame was finished in white paint colour; Recipe Book by Crown and this was offset by the dark colour of a solid Black American Walnut Worktop which our client opted for as an upgrade for their piece.

Ironmongery and Finishing

This piece was completed with black ironmongery for the bars, hinges and secure latch for the door.

You can design this style from £1095; (Black American Walnut Worktop upgrade from £535).

Bespoke TV Media Unit Dog Crate Furniture

Design brief

This bedroom was designed with our client to suit their two Chihuahuas and double as a television media unit for the living space. Our clients wanted the ability for their dogs to have their own separate spaces, however with the option to cosy up together on occasions. To accommodate this we advised the inclusion of our removable divide. In addition to drawer storage above the bedrooms, the central are offers room to house media unit with cable tidy at the back. They also wanted their piece of furniture to match existing natural home interiors finish.

Dimensions

Our clients provided the external dimensions that they wanted their tv unit to be. These dimensions gave ample space for their two dogs.

Height: 750mm     Width: 1550mm     Depth: 500mm

Colour

This piece was made from pine and completed with an oak wax finish to complement their existing home interiors.

Ironmongery and Finishing

The black ironmongery including bar handles, hinges, latches and bars completed the look of this piece.

You can design this style from £1495.

Bespoke Alcove Dog Crate Furniture Units

Design brief

Our clients had been looking for a solution for their two medium sized dogs. After reaching out to initially enquire about a single piece of furniture to accommodate both pets we worked with our client to come up with an alternative and more suitable solution for their space. The choice was made to design matching dog crate furniture pieces that would fit into the alcoves of their room and ensure that both their pets had ample space. They also opted to add additional storage for their space with storage drawers above the dog crate space.

Dimensions

We worked with our clients to design pieces that fit each alcove perfectly. The dimensions of the two pieces can be seen below:

Unit 1: Height: 1220mm     Width: 950mm     Depth: 700mm

Unit 2: Height: 1220mm     Width: 750mm     Depth: 700mm

Colour

Our client chose for these to be painted in Pointing no. 2003 by Farrow and Ball. The bars were also painted to match the unit colour.

Ironmongery and Finishing

These pieces are finished with our silver ironmongery selection including bar handles, hinges and latches.

You can design this style from £1385 (single unit)

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If you would like to start designing with us you can either:

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