August 2009

Chair Arches: A History

August 24, 2009
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This article looks at the history of the chair arch.  ercol and Wallpaper* are joining forces to produce a modern interpretation of the chair arch at the V&A, which will form one of the major installations at this year’s London Design Festival.

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Amy Vinn – It Takes Allsorts

August 20, 2009
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Amy Vinn was awarded Young Designer of the Year, sponsored by the Cabinet Maker, at this year’s Interiors Birmingham Show for her witty upholstery range Allsorts.  I think you can guess what inspired this!  As part of her prize for winning this award we invited Amy to spend a fortnight with ercol’s design team.

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The Dock

August 18, 2009
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We are delighted that ercol have been invited to take part in The Dock.  Curated by renowned designer Tom Dixon, The Dock is described as “an emporium of creative talent”.  Situated at The Portobello Dock, the exhibition will be over 45,000 square foot of space, spanning the Grand Union Canal.  Part of the London Design […]

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Well Considered Range

August 18, 2009
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August has seen the launch of the Well Considered range by the Conran Shops group.  Renowned for their support of style and design, the Conran Shops aim to make these same qualities affordable for those kitting out second rooms or starting off in a new home, with their new range. We are delighted to have […]

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Heritage Open Days

August 14, 2009
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Every year in September, thousands of buildings of all ages, styles and functions open their doors to the public as part of the “Heritage Open Days”, coordinated by English Heritage.  ercol will again be participating, offering guided tours of our factory and showroom.   Purpose built in 2002 this modern facility won a number of architectural […]

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Evergreen for The General Trading Company

August 14, 2009
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ercol’s Originals and Evergreen collections have proved particularly popular with a number of design orientated furniture stores throughout the country, but particularly in London.  When The General Trading Company chose to take them, they added a twist in choosing some stunning fabrics to give a vibrant presentation to our Evergreen range. One advantage of being […]

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Chair Arch

August 11, 2009
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We are really excited that ercol has been selected by iconic design magazine Wallpaper* as their partner for what looks like being one of the highlight installations of the London Design Festival, a modern day reinterpretation of the chair arch, to be shown at the V&A museum. The London Design Festival takes place in September […]

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