artisan additions

November 2, 2012
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This autumn sees some new pieces in our popular artisan range.  Designed by James Ryan, artisan is crafted in solid oak with a clear matt lacquer that shows off the beauty of the timber.  James enjoyed using the solid timber to create a myriad of curves and chamfers throughout the pieces and these are reflected […]

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The House the 50s Built

June 15, 2012
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We’ve been enjoying the Channel 4 series, The House the 50s Built, showing the transformation in houses that took place from the drab, post-war austerity to a bright, modern interior during the 50s.  The widespread introduction of many labour saving gadgets – things we take for granted, like fridges, washing machines, hoovers, revolutionised people’s lives […]

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new artisan pieces

September 7, 2011
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We’ve added two new pieces to our popular artisan range of living and dining furniture.  Both pieces show the characteristic curves of artisan.  The new 2253 artisan bookcase is a tall piece with adjustable shelves and, unusually, a drawer at mid-height for easy to access additional storage.  The new 2218 artisan corner TV unit is […]

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ercol at the Triangle

July 8, 2011
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Swindon has long been home to the “magic roundabout” but now it also has the Triangle – a new development of affordable eco-friendly homes by Kevin McCloud’s company Hab Oakus and housing roup GreenSquare.  The houses use carefully considered design and materials to make the homes cheap to run whilst keeping the build costs around

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New this Spring – 2258 artisan hall table and desk

April 16, 2010
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Our artisan range has proved very popular.  Made from real oak at our Princes Risborough factory, the artisan range shows off the beauty of solid wood, with its characteristic shapes and chamfers in the legs, drawers and doors to give a beautiful modern elegance to the range. This Spring sees the addition of a new piece […]

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ercol IR eye

September 18, 2009
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Our range of media units are designed for today’s flat screen TVs of all sizes.  We’ve now got a cracking new gadget in our IR (infra-red) TV units.  Up to now you’ve had to have your digiboxes and DVD players visible so that the remote control will work; well that’s still an option, but if […]

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