Modern Furniture Company Serving Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill, NC and beyond
Enkle is simple.
Enkle Designs is a small company located in Raleigh, North Carolina, serving North Carolina and beyond. We specialize in the design and construction of handmade custom furniture and home accessories. Both our custom and retail pieces are inspired by the beautiful simplicity of Scandinavian design from the mid-century and modern eras. We have a passion for simple yet thoughtful designs that bring function into the home. Our skilled master craftsmen and women construct all of our designs by hand, using traditional and modern techniques to provide top quality pieces. We put a high value on creating a sustainable product by using domestic hardwoods and plant based non-VOC finishes. For custom furniture in the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, NC area, contact Enkle Designs today!
Meet Our Custom Furniture Team
Matt was born in Durban, South Africa and has lived in Seattle, Greensboro, and Raleigh. He learned his woodworking and design skills from his father, who studied antique furniture restoration in London. Matt enjoys designing, restoring, and building furniture. His designs are inspired by the natural beauty of modern era furniture from the Scandinavian region of the world.
Elijah was born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. He is an interior design student at Savannah College of Art and Design. He began as an apprentice for Enkle, and soon became an employee. Elijah builds and helps design many pieces, and also provides product photography. He is passionate about how design affects people and our world.
Ivy is from Canton, North Carolina and now lives in Raleigh. She is a senior at N.C. State University, where she is studying Communication and Journalism. Ivy's focus is social media and website management, hoping to share Enkle's individuality with the world. She loves watching our designers create designs that are equally classic and modern, and displaying that unique process through media.
Maddie is from Raleigh, North Carolina. She is a junior at Savannah College of Art and Design, studying Furniture Design and Interior Design. She really enjoys the hands-on aspect of furniture development and loves working with the wood and to make it something beautiful. Maddie aspires to continue working on her craft and creating furniture that can last a lifetime.
Chris, Matt's father, has been in the antique furniture restoration business for 40 years, and brings with him a vast amount of knowledge and experience gained by providing outstanding service to a worldwide client base. Originally completing his apprenticeship under a Christie's affiliated master craftsman in London, he has built up a solid repertoire of experience with all periods of fine European and American furniture. Although Chris has his own business (touchwoodrestorations.com), he works for Enkle Designs on various projects by sharing his expertise and craftsmanship.