February 2011

New ercol pilgrim range – exclusively for John Lewis

February 25, 2011
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Following hot on the heels of our new pieces for the Chiltern range for John Lewis, we have a brand new range going into John Lewis stores in February.  Pilgrim is a range of display cabinets, made from white oak with lacquered frames in a choice of two colours – either grey or putty.  The […]

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ercol in COS

February 16, 2011
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Tonal blues and greys are this season’s hot colour trend and when international fashion retailer COS were styling their shop windows for this trend they turned to ercol for the half blue love seat to add the finishing touch.  So, you can now see the love seat in over thirty COS shop windows in the Belgium, Denmark, […]

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ercol press show

February 14, 2011
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ercol were delighted to exhibit at Bright PR’s London Press Show held on 11th Feb at The Vinyl Factory.  A large number of homes and interiors journalists came to see the show, which featured a number of prestige homewares brands.  As well as some old favourites, we had on show a number of new designs, […]

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Quality in Manufacturing

February 10, 2011
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We were delighted to welcome delegates to the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers’ “Quality in Manufacturing” course, which took part at the ercol factory on Wednesday.  The Worshipful Company runs a series of courses for both the retail and the manufacturing side of the furniture trade. The seminar included a tour of the ercol factory […]

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ercol pops up in Selfridges

February 9, 2011
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Peeking out amongst the cushions here you may make out the ercol half-blue love seat –  chosen to participate at Selfridges London as part of a space dedicated to showcasing this season’s key trend of a colour palette inspired by differing shades of blue through to grey.  The half blue love seat is inspired by […]

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ercol celebration nest of tables

February 7, 2011
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It’s a good time to celebrate all things British, what with the Royal Wedding this year and the Olympics next, Britannia rocks.  To celebrate,  we are issuing our much loved Originals Nest of Tables in a special edition red, white and blue design.  The new Celebration  Nest offers quintessential ercol design with a thoroughly patriotic colour combination that […]

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FIT bursaries

February 3, 2011
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We’ve all heard a lot about the financial challenges facing our students.  Well, the furniture industry is doing its own small part to help.  The industry’s charity, the Furnishing Industry Trust (FIT), in association with the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers, has just launched a bursary scheme.  The first awards were made to two MA […]

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Thinking Space

February 1, 2011
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As well as all us manufacturers showing our wares, trade show Interiors 2011 had a large area called “Thinking Space” where various creative ideas were explored.  Designers Block showcased a number of themes, including Bodging Milano – chairs produced by a group of nine designers who met for six days in Clissett’s Wood, Herefordshie to […]

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