AKA can design and custom build Edit desks for Off-line, On-line, VFX and Graphics areas. From a single desk to an entire facility AKA offer a bespoke service giving the client the opportunity to tailor their individual requirements using a wide range of materials and finishes.
Clients include: Envy, Evolutions, BBC, Google, The Farm Post Production, Films @ 59, TF1, Air Post, Unit Media, Molinare & MTV
Edit & VFX Installation Projects
In 2005 AKA was awarded the contract to supply all the technical furniture for Envy’s first facility at Rathbone Place and over the past eight years we have designed and installed over 160 Editing suites, Grading Rooms, Post Production studios and Track- Lay areas for Envy across their five Soho Facilities.
“When Envy was considering a supplier for their desks AKA was the first choice. Their quality, finish and professionalism ensured they stood out from their competitors...”
Dave Cadle – Envy Post Production Managing Director
AKA have worked closely with the ever expanding Farm Group and has built all of their technical furniture over the past 13 years including four facilities in Soho, a new facilities in Bristol and LA and have recently completed their new facility called William.
" The Farm and AKA have grown up together over the past 15 years and we have never thought of opening a facility in Soho without them. We reckon our staff and clients are owed the very best."
Nicky Sargent– The Farm Group, Owner.
AKA was commissioned to layout this 3 story Post Production facility in Shoreditch. We designed built and installed twenty On & Off-Line Edit desks, two Grading suites including Reception and Breakout areas and all operators’ chairs, speaker stands and interior finishes.
AKA has worked with Unit Media since it’s conception supplying On and Offline, Grading, VFX and Audio desks and environments. AKA helped and managed the furniture side of their recent upgrade to a new facility, repurposing existing desks and supplying new finishing desks with the same feel and style to enhance their brand.
AKA has supplied Editing, VFX & Reception furniture for their central London Post Production Facility. This clean, White interior was manufactured using a combination of Polyurethane Spray and high impact laminates to compliment this clean and stylish interior.
AKA Supplied two new HD suites for BBC’s post production facility. Both these desks have rise and fall capabilities and are finished in solid and veneered crown walnut with a tan leather front edge detail.
AKA was asked to design and supply finishing desks to the newly built ITV complex in Manchester. Working closely with Taig McNab, ITV's Chief Techncial Manager, we designed this clean 3M desk from Solid and Veneered Crown Oak sprayed vanity panel and monitor bridge with an inlaid leather front buffer bar. All 8 desks were constructed in a flat pack method for ease of installation and assembly on site, with all 8 being installed in 2 days.
AKA has worked for Molinare for over 15 years and have supplied all of their Editing, Grading, On-line and Audio furniture for their flagship premises in the heart of Soho. Here we show 5 On-line desks constructed from foil wrap with rubber inserts on a metal leg sub frame. As on most projects AKA worked with the build team on the layout of these suites including client furniture and finishes.
Tenthree is a vibrant boutique editing facility in the heart of Soho and AKA have been fortunate enough to supply on and off-line Editing desks, Reception, Bar and Graphic areas for this ever expanding facility.
AKA have helped Marshall St Editors relocate their Soho Based Boutique Editing company and supplied “floating” 4 meter solid and veneered oak Editing desks. To give the illusion of no visible means of support, steel cantilever lags were mounted under the technical flooring with a cover screen to shroud the wiring.
When the UK’s largest advertising agency contacted us regarding an upgrade and regeneration of their very successful in house Post facility, we jumped at the chance to integrate both our AKAProduct & AKACustom ranges. We supplied Editing, Audio and Grading suites with dedicated areas for digital design, effects and animation.
AKA has supplied the Farm Group with over 140 Edit, Audio, Grading and Track-Lay desks across the group’s five facilities including their newest addition The Farm LA. “The Farm has worked closely with AKA for over 12 years. Guy and his team have created furniture for over one hundred of our rooms including Edit suites, Audio studios, Receptions and Offices. Their work always manages to be original, practical, on time and most importantly on budget.”
David Klafkowski – The Farm Group, Technical Director.
Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, has been using AKA’s expertise for the last 15 years. AKA has supplied
Editing, Grading and Mixing desks for their Heathrow, Perivale and most recently their new flagship facility at Pinewood Film Studios.
AKA designed and supplied their new London Facility with twelve Self-Op editing desks, three On-Line desks and two Audio Post suites using a combination of both AKAProduct and AKACustom to meet the clients specifications and budget.