Entries by Jo Lee

AKA Design launches ProView ergonomic sit-stand studio furniture range

AKA Design has successfully launched a new dedicated sit-stand desk, called the ProView, designed for all media production environments. Already in use at The Farm Group’s new Bristol facility, along with Evolutions plus various game developers and film studios, ProView studio furniture is ideal for all editing, audio production, grading and VFX facilities. The ProView […]

AKA Design helps The Farm rise in Manchester

AKA Design has been awarded the studio furniture contract for The Farm Group’s new 25,000 sq ft facility in the heart of Manchester. ‘Farm Manchester’ will open this October, offering editing, sound, VFX and grading, with AKA providing all of the Studio furniture. AKA has designed and built every studio desk for The Farm Group […]

Evolutions chooses AKA furniture for new Shine TV facility

AKA Design has been chosen to supply editing and grading desks at Evolutions’ new 20-seat Avid editing facility at production company, Shine TV. This large-scale Evolutions-branded facility, located at Shine TV’s Primrose Hill offices, will have the same look and feel as Evolutions’ other facilities in Soho, and will be home to a number of […]

The ‘rise and fall’ of studio furniture

After the successful installation of 60 rise-and-fall editing desks for the Farm Group’s 33,000 sq ft central London post facility, along with 35 grading, audio, track-laying and finishing desks) AKA’s range of rise and fall studio furniture is being adopted across many more media industries. The long hours spent in online suites means this flexible […]

Grand Central opens immersive audio studio

Grand Central Recording Studios (GCRS) has opened a purpose-built immersive audio sound design and mixing studio for 360/VR audio. The studio, called Audio Lab 2, is built around Dolby Atmos and something called ’third-order’ Ambisonics. The facility said the studio is “equipped to produce unrivalled integrated, immersive soundscapes”. It is equipped with 32+1 Atmos speakers […]

AKA Design furniture stands test of time at Decka Music

AKA Design has updated its original composing desk at Decka Music – which was installed nearly 18 years ago – to include an integrated Doepfler keyboard. The solid oak AKA desk, belonging to composer and musician Roger Dexter, has had its centre section removed, modified and reinstalled by AKA, since Roger’s technology requirements had changed. […]

AKA Design works with Goldcrest on new phase of refurbishments

AKA Design has worked with Goldcrest on its new suite of grading, online and sound facilities – part of the new phase of refurbishments at the Soho-based facility. AKA has designed and built the technical desks in the new rooms, including furniture for two online/QC rooms, a DI suite and a premium grading suite, which […]

New AKA Design Furniture For Composer David Arnold

AKA Design has been commissioned to build a custom composing desk, crafted from crown oak, for talented composer, David Arnold. This will be housed at David’s room at Air Studios and is his second AKA desk, following one installed in his home studio two years ago. The new composing desk features an integrated Doepfer Musikelektronik […]

A new era for Abbey Road Studios

Following the successful installation of an Avid S6 desk for Giles Martin, AKA Design technical furniture was chosen for Abbey Road Studios’ three brand new studio spaces – the biggest transformation since the studios opened in 1931 – plus a refurb of Studio 52. The Gatehouse (pictured) is a tracking studio, featuring new AKA left […]

AKA Design Launches a New Website

AKA Design has just launched a new website, featuring its full range of studio and technical furniture along with the latest customer news stories. With 2017 already off to a busy start, the website will highlights many of the company’s recent projects, with stylish images of each install. AKA Design is currently working with Twickenham […]