was founded by Sean Sutcliffe who had a dream of launching his own furniture workshop, and was inspired by his travels around Denmark to bring industry and employment to a rural community. It was at this time that he met Terence Conran and a firm friendship was made over a shared interest in making, wood, design and sustainability. They founded Benchmark together and the workshop and showroom are situated in the grounds of Terence’s country home.
Made in the UK.
Benchmark offers a British interpretation of high-end Danish design. With their understanding of wood and their skilled millworkers, they create astonishing product designs by renowned designers from the US and Europe, including David Rockwell, Space Copenhagen and Norman Foster.
Benchmark has a strong commitment to producing product for a healthier world and has expanded this pledge with a product line holding a DECLARE certification. More than ever, consumers value transparency. Through self-disclosure of ingredients, sourcing, and life cycle information, Declare is a tool to show customers that your product is one they can trust.