The London Plane Project

The London Plane Project is a comprehensive exploration of one material - the timber of the London Plane tree. Restricting my palate to this one tree species, I have designed and made a small collection of wild craft furniture with modernist stylings. Read more………


Commissioned work for private individuals and commercial businesses.....more

Elephant Park Timber Re-use Project

A ground breaking project to re-purpose trees removed during the regeneration of Elephant & Castle in central London.....more

American English

This collection is inspired by the Stickley 'Prairie style' or 'Mission' furniture of the American Arts & Crafts movement, American English combines the clarity and honesty of the originals with a cleaner, lighter finish and improved comfort.....more

About Heliconia Furniture Design

I am a designer and maker of bespoke wooden furniture, using everything from traditional woodworking skills to modern technology to create modern heritage pieces.  Involving the client in the design process from the outset, I encourage a sense of co-operation and mutual creativity that is beyond the usual shopping experience. View previous commissions here

Based in Bermondsey, South London - I provide a bespoke commission service for private individuals and commercial businesses.

Christopher Burley

Variations on my previous work are available to buy.  Email for prices and hi-res images