March 2011

ercol in China – Lane Crawford

March 29, 2011
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We’re delighted to announce that ercol is now on display with prestige fashion and lifestyle group Lane Crawford in four stores in Hong Kong and one in Beijing.  On display are a selection from our Originals collection, along with the Treviso desk by renowned British designer, Matthew Hilton. Lane Crawford is Asia’s leading speciality store, offering […]

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My Big Furniture Idea

March 25, 2011
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Two local schools swept the board in the recent “My Big Furniture Idea” competition, organised by Bucks New University to promote the idea of furniture design amongst school students.  Entries were judged on appropriate specification of materials, creative content, practicability and environmental considerations. In the Key Stage 5 category, a team from Princes Risborough School

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ercol factory outlet – upholstery showroom clearance sale

March 22, 2011
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We’re making room in our showroom for all our new models and new fabrics, launching later this year.  As a result we’re having a massive clearance sale, starting Saturday 26th March.  We’ve lots of ex-display and discontinued models at huge discounts off RRP.  So why not pop down to our showroom and bag yourself a […]

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New ercol studio – Hunters of Derby

March 18, 2011
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Our latest ercol studio has recently been completed at Hunters of Derby.  ercol studios provide the premier displays of ercol furniture.  Hunters was established as a family business back in 1928  by two brothers. It continues to be the premium retailer of quality furniture in Derby, still trading from the original building on what is known as “Hunters […]

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ercol at Milan 2011

March 15, 2011
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ercol will be taking a range of furniture to show at the Milan International Furniture Fair this April.  As well as a wide collection of our own furniture, we have also tied up with renowned British designer Matthew Hilton and international design and furniture company de la Espada.  Matthew will be showing five new chairs, […]

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Chefs’ Academy comes to ercol

March 10, 2011
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ercol’s Catering partner, Catermasters, who run the staff and visitor restaurant at our Princes Risborough showroom, recently launched their Chef’s Academy.  The Academy aims to provide a progression route to Chef status for Catermaster employees, providing them with training, inspiration and a recognised qualification.  The first group of students were selected to attend the Academy after […]

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Bucks New University ercol chair project

March 4, 2011
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Students on the Bucks New University BA Contemporary Furniture Design Course have recently completed a project working with ercol.  They were set the brief of designing a bold new chair for ercol, taking the ercol heritage in craft chairmaking and giving it a bold new expression.  The designs were to embody refinement of form, fitness […]

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