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Ercol

Ercol

Furniture in the Making

By (author) Lesley Jackson

$48.00

The history of Ercol furniture to the present day.
Full Description
Ercol: Furniture in the Making is the book that post-war design enthusiasts have been waiting for. It tells the fascinating story or Ercol, one of Britain's best-loved and must successful furniture companies. Founded in 1920 at High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire by Lucian Ercolani, who came to Britain at the age of 10, Ercol is still going strong today and the company is still family-owned and run. Contents: Foreward by Margaret Howell; Introduction by Edward Tadros; 1- Ercolani before Ercol; 2- Furniture Industries Limited; 3 -Windsor Utility; 4- Windsor Contemporary; 5- Ercol Catalogue, 1959; 6- The Romance of Old Colonial; 7- Ercol after Ercolani; 8- Ercol Today; Appendix 1 Ercol Factory Today Furniture in the Making; Appendix 2 Ercol Design Notebooks and Identifications Sheets; Appendix 3 Ercol Labels and Marks; Appendix 4 Windsor Range Designs 1945-1969; Notes; Bibliography
Ercol: Furniture in the Making is the book that post-war design enthusiasts have been waiting for. It tells the fascinating story or Ercol, one of Britain's best-loved and must successful furniture companies. Founded in 1920 at High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire by Lucian Ercolani, who came to Britain at the age of 10, Ercol is still going strong today and the company is still family-owned and run.
About the Author
Lesley Jackson is an independent writer, curator and design historian specializing in 20th century design. Her specialist fields include furniture, textiles, glass and ceramics but her interests range across the fine and applied arts. She is a published author and is particularly well-known for her research on post-war design.
Specifications
Publisher
Richard Dennis Publications Di
ISBN
9780955374197
Published
7th Apr 2014
Binding
Paperback / softback
Territory
USA & Canada
Size
9.92 in x 11.44 in
Pages
192 Pages
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