We are a small volume producer of high quality furniture and home wares, suited to small or large spaces, and the lifestyle of the modern home and apartment living.
Using a combination of exceptional design and craftsmanship we create beautiful free-standing and fitted furniture designed from bespoke custom design to a our range of stunning furniture pieces. We specialise in media units, dining tables, home office furniture, occasional furniture, buffets, and hallway/entrance furniture. We create functional designer furniture built for the rigours of every day living.
Our pieces are finely crafted from quality materials into designs that are refined and functional, yet offer a unique personal style.
After 21 years in business, we have accumulated a range of commercial and private clients seeking a unique style in furnishings and accessories, like Mercedes Benz Australia, the Education Department of Victoria and the ACT Private Hospital, of just a few.
We have a philosophy of quality with a balance of innovative design, technology and function, producing a variety of beautiful items that can enhance your everyday living.
Colin Whitehead is a qualified furniture and interior designer who is also the creative force behind his company Special Things Furniture, specialising in custom made furniture for almost three decades now.
His exceptional abilities saw him win several accolades for the most outstanding in his trade of chair and couch making and also craftsmanship.
Colin’s mission is to elevate our awareness of design innovation for the living environment and thereby enhancing our lifestyle. He is committed to creating furniture which people will cherish for a lifetime.
Based in Melbourne, we will come to you. We will discuss your requirements in order to fully understand your project. We will also make suggestions based on our experience and past projects.
We will formally provide our design solutions, finishes and pricing options for comment, review and approval.
We will finalise the design ready for our craftsment to start work on your unique piece of furniture.
After your piece has been completed it will be quality checked to ensure its just right. We will then arrange delivery and installation into your home or office.
We have had custom furniture made by these guys and the results were nothing short of outstanding, exceeding our expectations. Colin’s attention to detail and craftsmanship is second to none. Well worth the investment, thank you Special Things!Tangent Branding, Customer
Special Things made an island surround for my large kitchen island. It houses all my glass wear and spices.The workmanship is outstanding. The time line was meet as on time. I would highly recommend to any one looking for a good quality piece of furniture.Debbie Brown, Customer
Owning an apartment means making use of the space available We used Special Things to design an office space inside a second bedroom to make it multi-use. We had seen other modern modular fittings that had been done and felt that with their innovation that they would provide us with an appropriate design. The result was what we had visualised with both design and workmanship to the highest quality…kwatling, Customer
Colin Whitehead has produced some spectacular bespoke pieces for me both at home and for a few friends. Excellent quality and personal service. Well worth paying him a visit or getting him to drop by to assist with design and advice.Darshan Paul, Customer