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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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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Starting an Art, Design or Engineering course at college or university? – or any course that involves manual drawing work?
Make sure you’ve got the right equipment – browse our huge range of Art, Design and Drawing equipment and materials online.
If you are a Course Leader or Technician looking to supply your students with all the equipment they need for their course, we can help simplify your process with our Bespoke Student Equipment Kits.
Simply contact us with a list of items your students need and we will set up a bespoke ‘kit’ product unique to you, which will contain only the specific items requested.
We will then supply these kits as pre-collated, individually packed and labelled with your student names if necessary.
You can either order your student kits in bulk and have them delivered direct to your college/university, or alternatively we can put your bespoke student kit product on our website available for your students to purchase online for themselves.
For more information or prices, please contact us using this online form; email email@example.com; or phone us on 0800 013 2514.
We are a well-established UK distributor of top brands such as Staedtler, Rotring, Jakar, Helix, Linex, and more.
In 2016, Staedtler celebrated 50 years of excellence in the UK, so we taking a few moments to recap on what an excellent brand of drawing materials it is and what makes them so special.
It is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of writing, colouring and drawing instruments and one of the oldest industrial companies in Germany. They are a clear favourite in the writing instrument world and are always a step ahead with their innovative and quality products.
- Their philosophy is INSPIRATION ……every idea starts with a pencil!
- International Company – STAEDTLER has representatives on every single continent and in 150 countries.
- Europe’s largest manufacturer of blacklead and coloured pencils.
- Are PEFC & FSC accredited.
- Popular classics in the range include Noris HB Pencil, the mars plastic eraser, the lumocolour markers and Carpenters Oval
We are proud to be a long-standing UK distributor of Staedtler products. Browse our range of technical pens, compasses, pencils, and other drawing materials and you will find many Staedtler products in our offering, along with other key brands such as Rotring and Linex.
Also, make sure you check out our clearance section also where you will find some excellent savings to be made on many of these products!
If you are a student undertaking an Art, Design, Engineering, or other Technical Drawing related course, finding all the equipment you need to complete your course can be time consuming, confusing and expensive.
Likewise, if you are a tutor or technician running an Art, Design or Engineering course at a college or university, buying all the equipment and materials for your students can be a big task, and expensive too – especially with budgets that only seem to get smaller every year!
The solution? – Student Equipment Kits.
Student Equipment Kits allow you to buy all the essentials you’ll need for your course in one practical kit, at a discounted price compared to purchasing all the items separately.
At DesignDirect, we offer a range of ‘off-the-shelf’ kits for a variety of courses such as Architecture, Garden Design and Construction. These kits are made of the most popular items used by students doing these courses.
However, if these don’t contain the items you’re looking for, you can go for a Bespoke Student Kit containing the specific items that you require for your course.
If you are ordering for a college or university, we can upload your Bespoke Kit as a product on our website so that your students can purchase it directly from our website. Alternatively, we can process as a bulk order and deliver all kits directly to the address of your choice. Bulk discounts are available – please contact us.
If you are interested in a Bespoke Student Equipment Kit, get in touch today to request a quote! Just list the items that you would like in your kit and please remember to give us a note of the quantity that you require.