Manufacture and Design

Contemporary Outdoor Furniture

Our manufacturing process follows a virtuous circle of research, design, manufacture, testing, delivery and review.

Our research team spent 12 months developing their initial ideas, talking with retailers, and experts in the hospitality industry. Before our designers put pen to paper (or mouse to mac) our research team drew up a specification for our outdoor furniture ranges which they knew would satisfy one of the most demanding markets in the world.


Our furniture design studio is based in China, and is tasked with creating outdoor furniture which will look fantastic and serve a long term practical purpose. It is not enough for us to design it so that it just looks great. It has to be functional as well. Our product has to be easy to clean, long lasting and easy to store in off season.


We closely manage the process at our vertical factory from end to end enabling our team to turn the designers’ vision into physical reality. Our manufacturing process follows rigid control processes, to ensure that there is no variation from the set tolerances.


The finished product is thoroughly tested, so that you can be confident that whatever the conditions, however much heavy use our commercial furniture is put through, it will retain its quality and rigidity. You can find out more about our testing process here.


It is vitally important that every stage of the process is managed and controlled. We understand that product needs to be delivered on time, on spec and in perfect condition. We work hard with our providers to manage and track our product through every stage of the delivery cycle.


Being a process-driven, project-focussed organisation we review each and every contract and hospitality order. It is important that we learn from our success, as well as any mistakes, so that our processes are in a constant state of review and improvement.

If you want to find out more about our manufacturing process then get in touch.

Akula supplies a range of designer outdoor furniture for discerning customers worldwide. We are one of the leading outdoor furniture suppliers in the world.