Furniture Industry

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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FIG’s at Westminster

November 29, 2013

That’s the Furniture Industry Group who met at the Palace of Westminster this week.  Ercol’s MD, Nick Garratt attended the annual general meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Furniture Industry Group at the House of Commons. The group is chaired by Stephen McPartland, Conservative Minister of Parliament for Stevenage who

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Interiors UK 2013

January 25, 2013
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Every January the NEC plays host to the UK’s premier trade show for the furniture industry – Interiors UK.  ercol are a regular exhibitor and this year we took not one but two stands in Hall 1, with a dedicated stand for our bedroom ranges. We showed a wide range of ercol collections on our [...]

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FIT Big Shots 2011

June 10, 2011
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A warm and sunny June day (ahem!)saw ercol participating in the annual Big Shots clay pigeon shot – a fundraiser for the industry’s charity – The Furnishing Industry Trust (FIT) – which provides help to those from the industry in hardship or needing support.  ercol fielded two teams, one each for sales and production, whilst [...]

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Quality in Manufacturing

February 10, 2011
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We were delighted to welcome delegates to the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers’ “Quality in Manufacturing” course, which took part at the ercol factory on Wednesday.  The Worshipful Company runs a series of courses for both the retail and the manufacturing side of the furniture trade. The seminar included a tour of the ercol factory [...]

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FIT bursaries

February 3, 2011
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We’ve all heard a lot about the financial challenges facing our students.  Well, the furniture industry is doing its own small part to help.  The industry’s charity, the Furnishing Industry Trust (FIT), in association with the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers, has just launched a bursary scheme.  The first awards were made to two MA [...]

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