Spring 2017

In this issue

Georges high chair

Visit to No. 10 Downing Street

In February Dave Green of Sitting Firm Chairmakers and I were treated to a tour of No. 10 Downing Street. The result of our having supplied some furniture for the GREAT Britain campaign headquarters. The chairs were shown in my last newsletter but if you didn’t see them they are pictured again below under the must have snapshot of myself at the front door itself!

George's chair Beam console

GREAT campaign poster

Great campaign

Both the Windsor rocker and the Ribbon rocker have been used in the Design is GREAT poster campaign. GREAT is a UK Government initiative to promote British industry, creativity and culture abroad.

There is a set of four posters and two social media banners.

Eliza table

The Eliza Windsor dining table is now available in two sizes

The Eliza Windsor dining table that we launched last Autumn is now being made in two standard sizes. 1200mm diameter can seat 6 and the 1500mm can seat up to …

The Levity range

Gaze Burvill to launch Levity at the Chelsea Flower Show, 23rd to 27th May

Over the last six months I have been working very closely with the outdoor furniture company, Gaze Burvill to produce a new collection. The first two Levity pieces, a dining chair and table will be launched at the Chelsea flower show later this month. They have been nominated for a number of awards so hopefully more news will follow. To see Levity, visit Gaze Burvill’s Patricia Fox designed stand number 333 at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Heal's 100 Design Icons

Windsor rocker - Heal’s 100

The Windsor rocker has been chosen as one of Heal’s 100 Design icons. Heal’s are inviting members of the public to vote for their favourite so if you are passing their flagship store in Tottenham Court Road before Thursday do pop in and cast yours. While you are there, check out George’s high chair which is also on display.

VSOP New York

VSOP New York

New Gallery VSOP is opening in Greenport, New York with an exhibition that includes the Conversation Seat II, a Weight and see mirror and a Windsor rocker. If you are in New York on May 27th, I am sure you would be very welcome at their private view. The show runs until 16th July.

Katie Walker

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