Furniture Industry

40 years of Service Award

January 8, 2015

Just before the Christmas break, we celebrated two 40 years service awards for brothers Brian and Pete. Both Brian and Pete joined ercol in 1974. Brian (on the right of our Chairman, Edward) joined in the October of 1974 where he started in the Bandsaw shop and 9 days later became an apprentice in Polishing where […]

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Assembling an ercol Quaker chair

November 21, 2014

The 1875 Quaker Dining Chair is one of our classic Windsor chair designs. Created by Lucian Ercolani in 1957, it has remained in continuous production up to this very day. We thought we’d share with you the key stages in assembling the chair

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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 ICFF New York 2014

May 14, 2014

New York City becomes the global design epicentre in May as the annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair hits town. In the 26th edition of the fair, hot off the press our designs are shipped fresh from our Milan adventures!

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ercol wins the Design Guild Mark

May 8, 2014

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded The Design Guild Mark Award for the Romana large sideboard. An award for excellence in British Furniture Design was introduced by ‘The Furniture Makers Company’ to reward excellence in the design of furniture. It marks and rewards the work of the finest designers working in […]

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Milan – stand preparations

April 7, 2014

We’ve finally made our way to Milan!

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“Design is a State of Mind” exhibition at Serpentine Sackler Gallery featuring ercol (1957) Room Divider

March 6, 2014

 “Design is a State of Mind” is the latest exhibition at The Serpentine Sackler Gallery, a Grade 11 listed, former gunpowder depot situated in the heart of the Royal Park of Kensington Gardens in central London. The exhibition, guest – curated by influential London based Italian Designer and friend of ercol, Martino Gamper. (The man […]

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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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