July 2012

new riva upholstery range

July 25, 2012
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New this summer, ercol’s latest upholstery range – riva. A classic design, riva has deep sumptuous supportive seat and back cushions creating a truly comfortable sofa, ideal for watching television or just pure relaxation. Archetypal ercol show wood legs taper gracefully down from the cushioned armrests creating a smooth profile. They are made of either […]

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Henley Garden Party – Jubilee Celebrations

July 20, 2012
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As part of the Jubilee tour, Her Majesty The Queen, visited Henley recently.  Arriving in style by steam boat, the Queen was then shown displays by local businesses, school children and organisations.  The Wycombe Museum put on a display of old windsor chairs, whilst a nest of red, white and blue ercol pebble tables provided […]

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Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

July 18, 2012
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This year is the 30th anniversary of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, a charity which provides specially trained dogs to assist those who’ve lost their hearing.  This national charity is based just down the road from us, in Princes Risborough and we were delighted to be invited to join their recent  celebrations.  We were pleased […]

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ercol summer promotions 2012

July 13, 2012
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We’re celebrating summer with a selection of promotions on some of our most popular ranges.  We have free chair promotions on our bosco and pinto dining ranges, a free Roberts DAB radio with our artisan range and some special summer prices on our torino collection.  Or you can put your feet up with a free […]

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Henry talks – machine bending

July 11, 2012
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In my last post I talked about hand bending, well now for the machine bending… Nearly all of the bends in the dining chairs will be done by a machine, which you can see in the video below.  The type of bend required in the bow means that up to 10 can be placed in […]

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ercol at the British Business Embassy

July 9, 2012
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As part of the events surrounding the Olympics, the British Business Embassy (BBE), will play host to eighteen global business summits across six weeks.  The event will provide a showcase for British business, art and design.  The 19th century Lancaster House is being transformed for the event, to showcase modern art and design from both […]

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ercol timeline

July 5, 2012
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When Henry, the great-grandson of ercol’s founder, joined the company, he was the obvious choice to pull together a presentation of ercol’s history.  After a month rummaging through our archive, the result is now live on our website.  Starting in 1888 with the birth of Lucian Ercolani,  it follows his family’s move to the UK, […]

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Bucks EYeS 2012

July 3, 2012
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One of the joys of working with the students at Bucks New University is to go and see their finished works, the culmination of their studies, at their end of year show. This year’s show took place in June on the University Campus and as you can see from the images  the standard of the […]

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