An experienced, friendly and reasonably-priced laser-based workshop in north London offering quality laser cutting and laser etching of designs in a range of materials as well as design and development of client concepts.
We're aimed at humans with ideas designers, artists, creators, hobbyists and makers; People in design, film and animation, fashion, advertising, marketing and PR.
Whilst we don't only work for large companies, a few of the well-known brands we've been entrusted with over the years include John Lewis, the Design Museum, V&A, BBC, ITV, Microsoft, Jack Daniels, O2, Unilever, Twinings, Holly Fulton & Converse.
Just want a price? Email your design along with quantities and material specifications to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We can use your own design files or we can help create or convert your sketches and ideas to a final product or prototype.
We're a bit nerdy in some ways, and have got a got a knack for offering useful advice and processes. We loathe waste and we dislike inefficiencies this means we're keen to suggest cheaper or alternate options where we can.
We leverage over 20 years design industry experience to offer a start-to-end service for your project.
Not sure if we can do what you want? email and ask!
Prices are complex things in our line on the one hand we discount for more time on the machine, on the other we often have to put in a lot of work to convert files or develop a client's ideas. Then there are materials, setup and handling... all of which we recognise as being as important to your work as the lasering process itself.
Put really simply: Drop us a line, outlining what you want and we'll get back to you with a quotation or some questions.
The more information you can provide, the more accurately we can work out your cost, so please include any designs you may have, as well as material specification & any quantities.
We have a minimum charge of £20.
Machine costs start at £1 per minute for cutting and engraving for smaller jobs, with a sliding scale thereafter, based upon the size of your project.
As an example, a single hour's machine time would cost £45.
Day and week rates available.
Basic conversions are free.
Artworking and complex conversions, as well as manual preparation such as staining or painting is charged at £12.50 p/h.
Graphic Design work is £20 p/h.
We use Royal Mail for smaller packages and UPS for larger ones to the United Kingdom (and International) on a signed-for service.
If you're local, you're more than welcome to pop in and pick your pieces up too!
Send enquiries, along with files and any material & quantity specifications to: email@example.com.
Filetypes for completed designs:
Laser-cut: Adobe Illustrator, EPS, Vector PDF, CAD*.
Laser-etch: High res bitmaps including PSD, BMP, JPG, TIFF etc.
Laser cutting & Etching is best done with Adobe Illustrator/EPS or CAD.
Click here to download a template for Adobe illustrator.
For outline sketches etc:
JPG or a camera phone pic will suffice.
* Please save DWG files (etc) in a legacy 2004 format, bound by a 900x600mm rectangle.
We do not cut metal.
New River Studios,
199e Eade Road,
Visits by appointment only.
Weekdays 10am >
We're based in Haringey, North London just a nip away from Islington, Hackney, Central.
Nearest Tube is Manor House, on the Piccadilly Line. Nearby bus routes: 253, 254, 257, 259