Ryan Inman

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I enjoy designing things. I enjoy building these things. I am passionate about creating furniture and spaces where people enjoy spending time: user friendly; pleasing proportions; clean lines; sustainable features. I am particularly drawn to modern homes and loft environments, and the furniture synonymous with these spaces. I enjoy collaboration with the future owner of a commission, and I encourage in-progress studio meetings, in addition to design meetings. Good ideas are born through collaboration while sipping on a beer or glass of wine. It is collaboration that makes the magic happen when a piece is handed over. I take materials seriously. Wood is my medium of choice. I like to showcase the natural beauty of the wood. I am a competent metal fabricator, a material with inherent strength allowing me to use thinner pro?les. I am fortunate to be working with these materials. Where any rough material is manipulated, many hours work with my hands is required, and my clients/customers need to be aware of this relationship between artist & material. Designing with computer drawings is invaluable, but opportunities and challenges are always presented once the material of choice is opened up. Often the best design ideas are presented during the build. I take my work environment seriously. I work from a self-built studio of my design. My studio allows me to work efficiently in a beautiful environment using well tuned machine and hand tools. A piece won’t leave my studio unless I believe it strong enough to be multi-generational.


Personal delivery to clients within a 100 km radius of Vancouver, BC. Work will be shipped worldwide in appropriate packaging by freight or mail service. Shipping costs are the responsibility of the buyer (including materials and labour of any custom crate construction), and will be confirmed prior to shipment.

Commission Process

Full custom service is provided including:
  • 1hr Design meeting to establish client needs and vision, discuss materials, budget and generate ideas.
  • $300 design fee is due if client & myself decide to go ahead with the project.
  • 3-6 rough sketches showing options is presented & reviewed with client. A mockup is done based on these decisions.
  • Computer drawings are presented for sign-o? by the client. Materials and ?nal projected cost are ?nalised.
  • Client is emailed with images of project progress. An in-progress studio meeting can be held to review and explore any in-line design changes.


Ryan Inman warrants this product to the original purchase against defects in material or workmanship. Where any defect occurs under normal conditions, exlcluding misuse and neglect, the product will be repaired or replaced at no cost to the purchaser, except for transportation of the product. The length of warranty on the finish, fabric, leather is one year from date of purchase by the original owner. Wood is a living material, and checking is not considered a defect.

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