February 2010

Lucian Brett Ercolani DSO, DFC: 1917 – 2010

February 23, 2010
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It is with great sadness that we have to tell you that Lucian Ercolani passed away on Saturday 13 February 2010, aged 92.  Mr Lucian, as he was affectionately known to everyone at ercol, will be sorely missed. The eldest son of ercol’s founder, Mr Lucian joined the company in 1934 and in due course […]

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Electricity use reduced

February 17, 2010
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We feel the environment comes naturally to ercol, with our long-lasting furniture made from wood in our energy efficient factory at Princes Risborough.  However, since we moved into our new premises we have tried every year to reduce our energy consumption.  Our heat and hot water are supplied from burning our wood waste in our […]

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MGM

February 10, 2010
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No, not a major film studio, the MGM is the Manufacturing Guild Mark, awarded by the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers.  The MGM is awarded as a mark of distinction to a select band of manufacturers, based on a range of criteria, which include a commitment to design, quality of making, efficiency of manufacturing, a […]

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Interiors 2010

February 3, 2010
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Well, Interiors 2010, the furniture trade’s main UK show, has come to an end.  We thoroughly enjoyed our collaboration with textile designers Puff and Flock, who came up with some fun pieces for the Designersblock stand, using ercol Originals. An ercol studio couch was transformed into a multi-tentacled creature whilst in Carbon Copy chair an […]

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