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‘Young Furniture Makers exhibition’ awards

October 16, 2014

‘Young Furniture Makers’ is dedicated to students and young professionals who have one thing in common – they are passionate about furniture and furnishing!  The Furniture Makers’ Company set up the group to help young, up and coming furniture makers and designers build a network with others in the same field, and to help them […]

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ercol at Fernandez and Wells

June 11, 2014

Fernandez and Wells was founded in 2006 by Jorge Fernandez and Rick Wells as a result of meeting in a coffee shop. The vision was (and is) to provide

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Small Space Dining

February 17, 2014

Japanese noodle bar, Koya,  just off of Old Compton Street in London’s Soho is filled with ercol stacking chairs. The perfect seating solution for those short of space. The restaurant is split into two: the original location—already quite compact—and an adjacent even smaller spot called Koya Bar. When the first section of the restaurant opened in […]

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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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Bucks EYeS 2013

June 14, 2013

Early this June saw the end of year show for graduating designers and artists from our local Buckinghamshire New University.  The show was open to the public and students from local schools were invited to inspire them.  Amongst the many works spanning animation, fine art, metalwork, jewellery and textiles were the works of students on […]

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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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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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