August 2012

ercol hand printed fabric for Tent London

August 29, 2012
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It’s not long now to design-lead exhibition Tent London, part of the London Design Week.  This year we’ve commissioned a fabric for the show.  It’s been designed and printed by Tamasyn Gambell.  Tamasyn trained in printed textiles at Chelsea College of Art and the Royal College where she experimented with both fashion and interior print […]

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The Queen by Sue Bradley

August 24, 2012
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To celebrate this patriotic year, including the Diamond Jubilee, Sue Bradley has produced a number of works featuring The Queen.  Sue is a mixed-media textile artist who specialises in knitted and embroidered fabrics for interiors, fashion and textile art.  Combining materials and techniques in her work, Sue is interested in mixing traditional crafts with technology, […]

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ercol at nest

August 21, 2012
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ercol Originals have arrived at Sheffield based, design-lead, furniture and furnishings retailer Nest.co.uk. During a year travelling in 2001 Nest’s founder, Christian Hawley resolved to found a premier, design-lead interiors store.  On his return from Australia, Christian visited the Milan and Paris furniture fairs to source innovative

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Saturday in Design

August 16, 2012
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Saturday in Design is an annual event for the design community, which began in Sydney in 2003 and alternates each year between Sydney and Melbourne.  Australia’s premier designer furniture, finishes, fixtures and lighting showrooms put on special displays and open their doors to architects, designers, students and the general public.  This year marks the 10th […]

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Henry Talks – cramping

August 15, 2012
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Previously Henry took us through the timber machining process – now he moves onto cramping…..The machined parts will go through the sanding department before heading to either the cramping department – if the parts need to be made into a sub-assembly – before going to the stores, or straight into the machined part stores to […]

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Great Windsor Chair Race 2

August 8, 2012
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Following the creative outpouring in 2011, the Great Windsor Chair Race returned to The Contemporary Craft Fair at Bovey Tracey. Three furniture designers, Carl Clerkin, William Warren and Gareth Neal, again took up the race to produce as many novel pieces from a pretty random array of parts supplied by ercol. As well as being […]

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Last chance to buy!

August 3, 2012
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With lots of new designs launching this year, it’s time to bid farewell to a couple of our old friends.   Our mural cabinet range was first launched in 1972.  Mural features lots of wonderful detailing, from the carvings on the top rail of the display tops, to the detail on the turned handles and the […]

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