A Chair Fit for a Prince

February 12, 2014

At Kensington Palace this morning, HRH The Duchess of Cambridge will receive personally a gift for HRH Prince George – a specially designed, hand-made high chair from The Furniture Makers’ Company, the furnishing industry’s charity. Five eminent furniture designers were tasked

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ercol sponsors New Design Britain People Choice Awards 2014 at Interiors UK

February 10, 2014

ercol were proud sponsors of The New Design Britain People Choice Awards – one of the most important competitions in the UK for young design talent, giving recognition to students for innovative and ground-breaking work. Bilge Nur Saltic won the New Design

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Silver plate

December 18, 2013

One of the pleasures of Christmas for us is to celebrate the achievements of our workforce in the shape of the long service awards presented this time each year.  2013 saw one of our machinist’s name carved into the 21 year board that records everyone who has reached 21 years of service – a total [...]

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ercol shortlisted for 2013 Wood Awards

August 1, 2013

We’re delighted that ercol’s Holland Park chair has been shortlisted for the 2013 Wood Awards.  The Wood Awards celebrate the use of timber in furniture design and architecture.  In their own words “Incredible things can be achieved with wood.  Spectacular houses, wonderful furniture, welcoming interiors.  Wood is a material that creative and practical people adapt [...]

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ercol chair awarded Design Guild Mark

May 3, 2013
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We’re delighted that ercol’s Holland Park chairs are amongst a small number of designs awarded the Design Guild Mark this year.  Administered by the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers, the Design Guild Mark “rewards excellence in the design of furniture for volume production.  It marks and rewards work of the finest designers working in Britain” [...]

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New Design Britain Award 2013

February 1, 2013
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The New Design Britain Awards are held as part of the furniture industry’s UK trade show,  Interiors UK 2013 and give a showcase and recognition to emerging young design talent.  ercol were delighted to sponsor the Online Choice Award, where votes were invited for the public’s favourite design through a facebook page.  The winner was Alice [...]

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40 year awards

January 12, 2012
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ercol are privileged to have many long serving employees.  With long service comes an accumulation of knowledge and skills that help make ercol what it is today.  So we were delighted to make two 40 year awards at the end of 2011. Over the years we have now

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Puff & Flock win award

December 20, 2011
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Puff & Flock are a group of avant garde textile designers.  Their work integrates aspects of materials science, fine arts, academic research , storytelling and product design to create a strong statement for textiles.  Their work is innovative and

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