Whether you are purchasing standard or bespoke products, each product is finished with a high level of customisation we can provide samples of materials and finishes via our in-house production experts.

Alter London can match and work with any master control samples or finishes that you wish to use, equally we can assist with any value engineering process through our specialist finishes.
Our upholstery department can provide stitch or upholstery finishes where require, however we do advise clients to attend the showroom and workshops if you wish to select a preferred cushion filling comfort.

If you would like any assistance from one of our furniture experts or to arrange samples, please Contact Us


As standard, our workshops use Beech Hardwood, with an option to upgrade to Oak and Walnut. We work in a variety of other woods and specialist veneers to your match your specification, if you require any assistance on specific wood or veneer options please discuss your project with a member of our team. 

Standard Finishes On Beech

Finishes On Oak

Finishes on Walnut

Our wooden products are finished with a standard 20% sheen. If you require a different finish or mirror gloss lacquer, please contact us.

Natural characteristics of wood can cause for variations in grain, colour and finish.

Other Wood

All our furniture can be custom-made and finished to your specifications, including solid wood or exotic veneers finished to your desired sheen level.


Our experienced and skilled technicians have a wealth of knowledge in producing almost any finish required on any material, including wood, stone and metal. If you have a specific finish or effect you would like, please ask our team.


Our range of in-house metal effect finishes and solid RAL colour paints are available across most products and include standard and high gloss mirror sheen. If you require a specific colour match, out team will be happy to assist.


Individual 10.5mm upholstery studs are incorporated into many of our designs by hand to provide the very best in finishing and quality.
Our standard range is available in various finishes, with other sizes available upon request.


We offer several types of standard stitching detail, all of which can be applied in various ways. With some of the most talented craftsman under one roof, our team can provide the most refined and specialist finishing and sewing detail in the UK.

If you have a specific requirement, please speak to one of our furniture experts who will assist.


Our hand-crafted and tailored approach is followed through all stages of the product journey, including the preparation and comfort of each item. All foam, fibre, feather and fillings are hand selected and built up to suit each order.


All our metal finishes are handmade by skilled craftsmen. Antique finishes are subject to change depending on the product applied to.


Our stone palette continues to grow and is driven by client demand. We have access to variety of materials and finishes to suit each style, budget and requirement.

Standard Marble


Our standard Glass and Mirror is treated for safety and commercial use. If you have a specific requirement, such as colour, effect, shape or size, one of our team can provide further detail.