May 2011

Clerkenwell Design Week 2011

May 25, 2011
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The Clerkenwell Design Week, which is actually three days, but does take place in Clerkenwell, takes place from 24th to 26th May this year, over a wide number of locations.  ercol went along to have a look round. One of the main exhibition spaces is the Farmiloe Building – with its ornate façade, this was […]

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Function vs fantasy

May 19, 2011
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The KBB (Kitchen, Bathroom and Bedroom) exhibition took place from 15th-17thMay at London’s ExCel exhibition centre. This was KBBs first exhibition in London having shown successfully previously at the NEC in Birmingham. KBB is designed specifically for the needs of the retail, design and contract sectors- visitors can visit to be inspired, see the latest products […]

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ercol studio for Cookes of Christchurch

May 13, 2011
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Independent family retailer Cookes has become the latest stockist to have an ercol studio installed in their Christchurch store. ercol studios represent the best in ercol furniture displays and showcase a large range of our furniture in our premier retailers.  Cookes have been trading since 1946 and opened their second store, located in

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Street party

May 6, 2011
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For the Royal Wedding Bank Holiday local residents of Princes Risborough gathered in the ercol car park for a street (or car park?) party to celebrate.  The place looked very festive decked out in bunting and the photos of the food are making us feel quite peckish!

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NSF inaugural conference

May 4, 2011
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The National School of  Furniture will be hosting its inaugural conference at Bucks New University on 7th June.  Entitled “Preserving the Past, Inspiring the Future” the conference examines various areas of the furniture industry, past and present. Professor Jake Kaner will talk on the High Wycombe electronic furniture archive, a recent initiative which seeks to preserve […]

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