Highland Park Drinks Cabinet
John Galvin Design Tuesday 25 Jun 2013

The Highland Park drinks cabinet, designed exclusively to house, and safeguard, their Orcadian Vintage Range. The exterior of the piece is hand crafted in beautiful American Black Walnut with a surprising Purple Heart interior creating a naturally eye catching glow.

It is the attention to detail and craftsmanship which really makes this piece stand out, especially its interior.

Once you open the two walnut doors you are immediately hit by the staggering Purple Heart wood.

The doors also have shelves with leather detailing to hold six whisky tumblers.

You then move onto the pull out glass shelf which acts as the drinks preparation area.

Above this are the four drawers (two of which are circular) and a secret compartment for the custom made knife and chopping board.

No classic drinks cabinet would be complete without a removable humidor which can be found in the centre of the piece.

Below the Purple Heart interior are two large solid walnut drawers incorporating a dovetail construction.

At the top of the cabinet IS a glass folding door, behind which the Orcadian Vintages are beautifully presented in bespoke, bell-bottomed, jet black glass bottles.

The folding door houses a clever locking system which can only be opened once the middle section of the cabinet has been unlocked.

The cabinet was successfully launched at Design Junction in 2012 as part of London Design Festival and will be making appearances at some key design shows around the world over the next 12 months.

 

 


designer biog

John Galvin Design

Cabinetmaker, craftsman and furniture artist John Galvin brings with him over ten years of experience in the design field. Originally from Ireland John has always had a real passion for quality design. Now located in Glasgow's west end John Galvin specialises in the application of traditional cabinet making methods to design unique pieces of bespoke furniture that will intrigue and captivate.