Ercol Chiltern Collection

Most people who know me would look at these pieces and say they are not my style but I think that is the fascinating thing about design, your style can change. I came across this Chiltern collection after viewing an Ercol piece at Anthropologie and I must admit I am completely smitten!

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Ercol designed these mid century pieces exclusively for the UK based store John Lewis. The display cabinet is a work of art in itself, I could see this being used in a multiple of rooms!



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There is something so appealing about the criss-cross feature on these chairs. A sign of good design, they didn't just stop with the back of the chair, look at the base, that detailing is beautiful!



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The collection is available in black and white lacquer along with a natural oak.
Mid Century enthusiasts would be in love with this entire collection, even the table's apron is true to the style but with a more modern feel.

What do you say, would you mix in a few of these pieces with your current style?
(images from Ercol)

4 comments:

Leslie Fine said...

I love these pieces - they would look great in either a traditional or more contemporary setting. The criss- cross detail makes them whimsically classic!

Forever Lovely said...

I love the simple style of these pieces, great attention to detail. Lovely!

-Heather

MissBliss said...

Those chairs are fabulous! :)

Deborah Richards said...

Having fallen in love with the two seater bench. I bought one as the icing on the cake of our refurbished kitchen. It is in excellent use: changing shoes, dumping jackets, home for handbags, lost car keys and some lovely retro cushions of Sanderson Dandelion clocks. Surprisingly comfy to sit on... I love it, love it love it, but then I have other Ercol classics too..... Mix & match works with this piece, almost timeless!