Monthly Archives: March 2018

Drawing board dilemmas dismissed!

Drawing boards. Essential for technical drawing in any educational or professional setting, but they can also be bulky to store, awkward to handle, and prone to damage associated with both.

There has to be a better way, we hear you cry!  And you’re right.  Design Direct’s innovative Flip Top Drawing Tables offer a smart solution to the drawing board dilemma. Clever design allows the table to function as a normal desk – but simply flip the top over and you’ll find a premium quality drawing board set up and ready to use.

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  • Space saving
  • Switch from desk to drawing board in seconds
  • Adjustable for precision drawing accuracy
  • Eliminates damage
  • Saves time

Made in the UK

Manufactured in the UK, our Flip Top Tables offer robust performance that will last and last.  They’re available in straight leg or cantilevered leg styles, with boards in A1 or A2 format – and whether you need three tables or 30, we’d be delighted to supply you with a competitive, no obligation quote.

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On-the-move options

We think our Flip Top Tables are total genius but sometimes the flexibility of a standard portable drawing board is appealing.  Design Direct stocks a large range of high quality, precision drawing boards and accessories in sizes from A0 to A3.  We also supply storage cabinets for drawing boards and we specialise in bespoke designs to match each client’s individual storage needs.

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View Drawing Board Storage Units or contact us to discuss bespoke options.

Drawing BoardDrawing Board Storage Cupboard with optional locking and castors.


Important notice to all customers: Following very heavy snow in Scotland yesterday and overnight, we regret to say that no DesignDirect orders will be despatched today.


This decision has been made with the safety of our staff, drivers and customers in mind. There is almost 12″ of snow at our Glasgow Head Office today, and the Red Alert weather warning is still in place with further snow showers expected today.

The office is open so if you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the team on 0800 013 2514 or email

We apologise for any inconvenience and hope to resume normal service as soon as safely possible.