• Editing & VFX

    AKA can design and custom build edit desks for off-line, on-line, VFX and graphics areas. From a single edit desk to an entire post production facility. We also offer a sit-stand option on our editing desks, grading desks and audio desks.

    AKA offer a bespoke edit desk service giving the client the opportunity to design their studio furniture to create an individual look and feel using a wide range of materials and finishes.


Edit & VFX Installation Projects

ENVY Post Production

AKA were delighted to again to win the tender for ENVY’s sixth facility dedicated to advertising work. This £3 million refit in Mortimer Street took over four months to complete and AKA supplied 20 off-lines, 6 on-lines, 1 Baselight grading suite and 3 audio suites including 1 Dolby Atmos studio. The final sections included a 12 seater production desk and an eye catching main reception.

Absolute Radio

 AKA were commissioned to design and manufacture the furniture for the studio 1 upgrade at Absolute Radio Golden Square. We supplied a large curved edge lit desk to accommodate a DJ and producer and up to 5 guests. The desk is on a rise and fall system enabling the correct working positions for the various presenters and the option to stand while presenting. Materials are; powder coated steel, Corian and acrylic. (Photos: Mark Farrington Photography)

The Farm Group – Newman Street

The Farm’s new 33,000 sq ft facility in Newman Street is to date one of the largest projects AKA has undertaken. We supplied 57 rise and fall custom editing desks, 3 huge grading desks, 6 audio studios with curved Avid S6 consoles and a bold statement with “The Pill” reception desk.

ENVY Post Production

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

Big Bouy

AKA were commissioned by Big Bouy to move their entire facility to their new Soho Home. AKA designed and manufactured seven 3.5 meter Corian finishing desks and production areas and a stunning front of house Reception bar constructed in cast concrete and high gloss lacquer with integrated mood lighting.

Smoke & Mirrors

Smoke and Mirrors commissioned AKA to move their entire facility to their new Poland street home this included desking for over 100 after-effects staff, three audio, 5 finishing and two grading suites. As part of the contract AKA were also asked to design and build the reception and bar for their new front of house. This was manufactured from sand blasted English oak. Corian and high gloss lacquer to create this contemporary yet friendly reception area

The Farm Group – William

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.

Air Post Production

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.

Unit Media

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.

Whitehouse Studios

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.

BBC Post Production

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.

Marshall Street Editors

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.

The Farm Group

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.

Bruce Dunlop Associates

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.