Meet the Artisans

Meet Burak and Lee, the dynamic duo behind Big Concrete Guy Ltd., a design studio specializing in handmade artisanal concrete furniture.

With a shared passion for craftsmanship and innovation, Burak’s expertise in concrete blends seamlessly with Lee’s eye for design, they create stunning pieces that marry functionality with artistry.

Their journey began in a small garage, where they experimented with concrete overlay and mixes, eventually growing into a respected brand celebrated for its GFRC creations. From sleek dining tables to sculptural side tables, each piece bears the imprint of their hand crafted dedication to quality and creativity.

Together, they continue to redefine the boundaries of concrete design, bringing beauty and sophistication into the homes and spaces of discerning clients in Ontario.

Burak Yildirim - Founder and Concrete Maker:

Burak Yildirim, a visionary artisan hailing from Antalya - Turkey, is the man behind Big Concrete Guy. Skilled in Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (GFRC) techniques, Burak brings a unique blend of creativity and expertise to the world of furniture design.

From sleek tables to sturdy seating, each piece is meticulously crafted to marry form and function, offering both durability and aesthetic appeal. With a passion for pushing the boundaries of traditional materials, Burak prides himself on delivering bespoke creations that transcend the ordinary.

Burak’s love affair with concrete goes beyond aesthetics. It’s a commitment to sustainability and quality. Through his artistry, he champions eco-conscious practices, utilizing recycled materials and innovative techniques to minimize environmental impact while delivering custom pieces that last.

In every slab, every curve, and every meticulously crafted detail, Burak invites you to see concrete not as a mere material, but as a canvas for your imagination and a testament to enduring beauty of human creativity. Explore Big Concrete Guy’s portfolio and experience the beauty and versatility of concrete furniture reimagined.

Leonore Palmer-Wilson - Operations Manager:

Leonore Palmer-Wilson, the driving force behind Big Concrete Guy’s operational success hails from Toronto - Canada. Leonore’s journey into operations management is marked by a unique blend of organizational finesse and creative thinking.

Leonore brings a fresh perspective to her role. Her keen eye for detail and innate ability to streamline processes ensure that every project unfolds with efficiency and precision. From conceptualizing new designs to orchestrating personalized client experiences, she harnesses the power of creativity and personalization to propel the company forward.

In every custom design, every personalized meeting, and every piece delivered, we invite you to see Big Concrete Guy’s ethos: where precision meets passion, and innovation meets execution.