September 2012

new – pinter dining furniture

September 27, 2012
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This Autumn sees the launch of the new pinter dining collection.   Exclusively for John Lewis, pinter has a soft modern Scandinavian look.  Faceted drawer pulls and visible traditional joints add detailing to this clean-lined design. As well as looking good, pinter is very practical, with lots of storage in the pinter sideboard, cabinet and bookcase; […]

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ercol at Design Junction

September 25, 2012
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As well as our own stand at Tent London, we were delighted to be asked to help furnish some other exhibitors’ stands at one of the other major shows during the London Design Festival – Design Junction.  In its second year, Design Junction was housed over three floors in an old Post Office sorting office […]

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Designjunction fundraiser for Maggies

September 19, 2012
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Designjunction, part to the London Design Festival, is holding a fundraising event for cancer charity Maggie’s.  Designjunction have invited those in the design industry to donate and customise a domestic product in response to the title “Joy of Living”.  Maggie’s co-founder, Maggie Keswick Jencks, once wrote: “Above all what matters is not to lose the […]

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Perkin Reveller

September 17, 2012
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Going to London for the London Design Festival?  Then why not pop into one of London’s newest restaurants, the Perkin Reveller.  Commissioned by Historic Royal Palaces, this new build restaurant has a prime position overlooking the Thames, by the side of the Tower of London. Why Perkin Reveller?  The restaurant

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Tent London 2012 preview

September 14, 2012
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As part of the London Design Festival, ercol will be exhibiting at Tent London between 20th-23rd September.  One of the pieces we’ll be showing is a recreation of our 203 windsor armchair.  Originally designed by ercol’s founder, Lucian Ercolani, back in the 1950s it will form a new addition to the ever growing ercol Originals […]

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new ercol bed for John Lewis

September 12, 2012
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Sama is a new bed design by ercol, exclusively for John Lewis.  Inspired by the simplicity of Japanese design, the headboard features spindles that come closer together towards the centre of the bed, giving this bed its distinctive look.  These are coupled with a tapered top rail to the headboard and tapered feet to the […]

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Saturday in Design – Melbourne

September 5, 2012
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Saturday in Design is an annual event showcasing design that alternates between Sydney and Melbourne. ercol’s Australian partner, Temperature Design, mounted this exhibition at their Melbourne showroom. It was inspired by Tanabata, the Japanese Star Festival. Clare Cousins Architects interpreted the festival theme of “Activate” for Temperature. Over 1,000 colourful ribbons

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