Clonakilty Distillery | Custom Wood Designs

Custom Wood Designs' Nautical Nudge to Clonakilty Distillery's Brand Recognition

Custom Wood Designs was proud to be part of an exciting collaboration with Clonakilty Distillery, a prestigious name in the spirits business. Tasked with the challenge of amplifying their brand presence at festivals, retail, and trade shows, we brought forth our expertise in crafting custom-branded wooden structures.

For Clonakilty Distillery, we meticulously executed the creation of an array of displays, with the pièce de résistance being the design and construction of a large lighthouse prop - a key component of the distillery's branding identity. This lighthouse was not just an oversized prop, it was ingeniously designed to function as a whiskey bottle holder. With its striking visuals and functional design, it stood as a testament to the brand's unique identity, capturing attention and sparking intrigue among event attendees.

Additionally, we built a rustic counter with a wooden tabletop, embodying the Irish heritage of Clonakilty Distillery. We further highlighted the brand's identity by prominently mounting their logo on the front of the counter, ensuring an immersive brand experience.

Although the overall design of the display was provided, our team brought it to life with our meticulous craftsmanship, attention to detail, and understanding of the brand's ethos. The lighthouse prop, which was our original design, became a standout piece, encapsulating the spirit of Clonakilty Distillery.

The impact of our work was immediate and significant. The lighthouse bottle holder, combined with the engaging retail setup, carved a unique space for Clonakilty Distillery in a competitive market, enhancing its visibility and leaving a lasting impression on visitors. This project underscores Custom Wood Designs' commitment to delivering high-quality, innovative, and custom-branded solutions that align with our clients' branding strategy and business goals.

Custom Wood Designs Lights the Way for Clonakilty Distillery at Whiskey Live Dublin

Custom Wood Designs Lights the Way for Clonakilty Distillery at Whiskey Live Dublin

Crafting Distinction: Custom Wood Designs' Tailored Solutions for Brand Enhancement in the Beverage Industry

Custom Wood Designs offers a range of services that can greatly benefit distilleries and other companies in the beverage industry. Our custom-branded products and solutions are designed to help resolve a number of common issues, such as enhancing brand visibility, creating cohesive branding experiences, and standing out in a competitive market.

Here's how we can help and who can benefit:

  1. Customized Product Displays: Just as we created a unique lighthouse whiskey bottle holder for Clonakilty Distillery, we can design and manufacture custom product displays that reflect your brand's identity. This could be particularly beneficial for a craft gin distillery looking to highlight their botanical ingredients, for instance, with a display featuring carved botanical motifs.
  2. Branded Exhibition Stands: If you're attending a trade show, we can design and build an eye-catching, unique stand that aligns with your branding. An artisanal tequila brand, for example, might benefit from a custom wood stand incorporating elements of Mexican culture and agave plants.
  3. Point of Sale (POS) Solutions: We can create custom wood POS displays that align with your brand image. For instance, a craft beer company could use a custom-built, branded wooden tap handle display at bars and restaurants to increase their brand visibility.
  4. Corporate Gifting: Looking to leave a lasting impression on clients, distributors, or employees? We offer branded corporate gifts. A wine company, for example, might order custom wood wine crates or bottle holders with their logo engraved, offering a personalized touch to corporate gifting.
  5. Retail Displays: For brands with physical retail spaces or those stocked in stores, we offer functional, attractive displays that encourage interaction with your products. For example, a soft drink company might use a custom wood refrigerator cladding or shelving unit to stand out in a crowded store environment.

Custom Wood Designs' services solve the problem of brand visibility and differentiation, particularly in a saturated market. Our products create a cohesive, engaging brand experience, which is key to attracting and retaining customers. Our work with Clonakilty Distillery and other brands demonstrates our ability to provide innovative, high-quality solutions tailored to the unique needs of our clients.

Ordering: A Step-by-Step Guide to Tailored Woodcraft Solutions

  • Whether you're a distillery, a food brand, a restaurant, or a corporate client looking to enhance your brand visibility and identity, placing an order with Custom Wood Designs is a straightforward process. Here's how you can get started:
  • Step 1: Preparation
    Before you reach out to us, it's helpful to have the following information ready:
  • Your vision: What do you envision for your custom-branded product? Do you have a specific design in mind, or are you looking for guidance? Any ideas or inspirations can help guide the design process.
  • Your brand information: Understanding your brand is crucial to creating a product that aligns with your identity. Be ready to share your branding guidelines, logo, and any other relevant brand information.
  • Your needs: What purpose will this product serve? Will it be used for a trade show, a retail display, corporate gifting, or something else?
  • Your budget and timeline: Knowing your budget and timeline upfront helps us provide a realistic quote and timeframe for the project.
  • Step 2: Reach Out
    There are several ways you can place an order with us:
  • Email: Send an email to with your requirements, and one of our team members will get back to you promptly.
  • Visit our factory: If you're in the area, feel free to stop by our factory in Greenogue, Co Dublin. It's a great opportunity to see our work firsthand and discuss your project in person.
  • Video call: If a visit isn't feasible, we can also arrange a video call. It's an excellent way to discuss your project, ask any questions, and get to know our team.
  • Once we've received your order and understand your needs, our team of expert craftspeople will get to work, keeping you informed every step of the way. Your custom-branded product will be ready to impress your customers and enhance your brand visibility in no time!


Custom Wood: Your One-Stop Shop for Custom-Branded Products and Displays

  1. Boxes & Crates: Custom Wood offers a variety of boxes, crates, and baskets that can be customized to fit your unique needs. Whether you need a custom-branded bottle box for your wine or whiskey business, a durable crate for shipping and storage, or a wicker basket for a rustic touch, Custom Wood has you covered.
  2. Point of Sale: Custom Wood's point of sale products include branded table tops, wood menus, countertop display units, premium display units, and rustic freestanding displays. These products are designed to get your brand noticed and drive sales, with attractive and functional designs that encourage customer interaction.
  3. Signage: Custom Wood offers both large and small business signage, including business signs, parks and estates signs, and pavement signs. Our signs are designed to be durable and eye-catching, with custom branding options that allow you to showcase your brand's personality and style.
  4. Recreational: Custom Wood's recreational products include pavement signs, sign posts, and other outdoor signage that can be used to promote your business or event. These products are designed to be durable and weather-resistant, and can be customized to fit your unique needs.
  5. Trophies & Awards: Custom Wood offers a variety of trophies and awards for businesses, schools, and organizations. Our trophies and awards are designed to be high-quality and customizable, with a variety of materials and design options to fit your needs.
  6. Custom-branded Furniture: Custom Wood offers custom-branded furniture for both indoor and outdoor use. From tables and chairs to storage solutions and more, our team can help you create furniture that reflects your brand's unique style and personality.
  7. Wicker Baskets: Custom Wood offers a selection of wicker baskets that can be customized with your brand's logo or message. These baskets are perfect for gift baskets, retail displays, or any application where a rustic or natural look is desired.

Custom Wood is committed to providing exceptional customer service and support throughout the process of designing and producing your custom-branded products. Our team of experts is available to help you find the perfect products for your project, and we're always happy to answer any questions you may have.

Boxes Crates Baskets

Boxes Crates Baskets

Boxes Crates Baskets

Point of Sale

Point of Sale
Point of Sale



Trophies & Awards

Trophies & Awards
Custom Wood Designs Ireland Custom Awards Ireland Wooden Awards Sustainable awards Corporate Awards Ireland Bespoke Wooden Awards Ireland Laser engraved plaques Ireland Employee Awards Ireland  (10)
Retail & Expo

Retail & Expo

Retail & Expo



What We Do

We're a leading provider of custom-branded products for the hospitality industry in Ireland with over 1500 unique items from furniture to service & display. We specialize in creating high-quality, custom-branded products that leave a lasting impression with your customers. Our team of experts can help with almost any project, from small restaurants to large hotel chains.

In addition to our hospitality offerings, we also provide custom gifting solutions for corporate clients. Whether you're looking for a thank-you gift for hardworking employees, a promotional item for your brand, or a gift for a valued client. Our team will work with you to create unique, custom-branded gifts that fit your budget and meet your specific needs.

For retailers, we offer a range of displays that are designed to get your brand noticed and increase sales. Our displays are not only attractive, but also highly functional, encouraging interaction with your products and driving sales. We understand the competitive nature of the retail environment, which is why we take great care to create displays that are both eye-catching and effective.

Here at Custom Wood we're committed to providing exceptional customer service and support. We take pride in offering full-service hospitality, corporate gifting, and retail POS solutions that meet the unique needs of our customers. Our team of experts is available to help you find the perfect products for your project, and we're always happy to answer any questions you may have.

Whether you're a small business or a large corporation, we're here to help. Feel free to drop us a line to find out more about our custom-branded products for the hospitality industry, custom gifting solutions for corporate clients, and retail displays that get your brand noticed.

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