October 2012

new fabrics for 2013

October 30, 2012
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We constantly scour the fabric shows to bring you our favourites from the new trends.  We’ve just issued our new fabric collection.  We asked Ruth, our head of design, to describe the new additions: “We have three main themes running through this year’s new fabrics. The first we have adopted is the strong trend in […]

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ercol now at The White Company

October 26, 2012
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We’re very excited to announce the launch of our collaboration with The White Company.  A selection of pieces from ercol’s Originals collection, finished in white or natural can be found in all The White Company stores from this Autumn. The White Company was

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Henry talks – the jig shop

October 23, 2012
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In his latest post, Henry, the great-grandson of ercol’s founder, talks about his experience in the jig shop: After working around the machine and assembly shop’s for 5 months I had had enough experience of the factory to be allowed in the jig shop. The jig shop has two main jobs, it will make all […]

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Butterflies on the Thames

October 19, 2012
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We took the opportunity whilst visiting the London Design Festival, to pop into the new las Iguanas restaurant at the Southbank Centre for some of their delicious Latin American food.  The restaurant is part of a modern, glass faced building that runs parallel to one side of the Royal Festival Hall. Las Iguanas have a […]

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Henry talks – furniture assembly

October 16, 2012
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In the latest of his blogs, Henry, great-grandson of ercol’s founder talks about his time in the assembly shop during his factory induction: Continuing my route through the factory I followed the cramped and sanded parts as they left the machine shop and headed towards the machined part stores. These stores bisect the factory, on […]

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new ercol catalogue – 2013

October 12, 2012
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Still thinking 2012?  Well the brand new ercol 2013 catalogue is out now.  It’s packed full of lovely photography of our ranges and contains details on our individual pieces of furniture (dimensions, finishes etc).  For 2013 we have included our bedroom furniture in the catalogue, rather than in a separate one, so you can find […]

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Red at Conran

October 9, 2012
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If you visited Conran during the recent London Design Festival, you may have been seeing red – literally.  To celebrate 25 years of Conran at the Michelin Building, The Conran Shop has teamed up with a selection of designers and brands they have worked with over the years to produce a stunning collection of pieces […]

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Buy now for Christmas

October 5, 2012
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Entertaining this Christmas?  Need a new sofa, dining table or even furniture for the guest bedroom, then now’s the time to buy.  Place your order with your retailer before 29th October 2012 to ensure pre-Christmas delivery.*  We’ve a wide range of furniture for throughout your home. We have a large number of extending dining tables, […]

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