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The Great Western Collection

Great Western Railway, running between Bristol and London. Completed in 1841, the railway is, to this day, an essential link between these two major cities. The main inspiration for our new collection comes from the old passenger sheds found at Bristol Temple Meads, with the exquisite roof supports being used for the main arch section...

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How To Style A Commercial Office Space

Decorating a shared office space can be a daunting process, from what style you choose to how many desks you'll need - what you need is a company that will work with you every step of the way, from initial drawings to installation of your office furniture. So, where do you start? THE DESKS The...

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Who is Isambard Kingdom Brunel?

Our Brunel collection includes some of our best-selling pieces and is inspired by arguably the greatest British engineer to have lived, but how much do we really know about this icon? Born in 1806, Isambard Kingdom Brunel followed in his fathers' footsteps; the two even worked together on the Thames Tunnel in 1825 - a...

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Buying Furniture Shouldn’t Cost The Earth – Our Environmental Promise

As furniture manufacturers, we feel it is our responsibility to do what we can to minimise our contribution to the problem of overconsumption, that's why we want to share our environmental policies, so you know you're in good hands. We pride ourselves on our eco policies, which have seen global companies such as Rolex and...

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5 Ways To Add The Industrial Style To Your Home

The industrial revolution is the inspiration for many industrial designs to this day, but the industrial design came much later. Over recent years, many dis-used factories, warehouses, and mills have been turned into living spaces, with many new owners embracing the buildings' original features, including exposed brickwork and roof structures. In these converted spaces, statement...

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Bespoke Furniture: Invest In Your Future

The concept of fast-fashion and even fast-food is well known, but we don't tend to think about fast-furniture.  As we gradually become more aware of the negative impact our high levels of consumption have on the environment, many industry leaders are beginning to take action.  The press regularly highlights the colossal amount of waste produced...

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5 New Ways To Use An Industrial Sideboard In Your Home

Have you considered introducing a sideboard into your home? The versatility of a humble sideboard often goes unnoticed; consisting of a combination of drawers, shelving, cupboards and a flat surface top, a sideboard works in almost every room in the house. We’ve put together a breakdown of why we think a sideboard could be the...

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A New Taste Of Living : Industrial Kitchens

The pandemic of 2020 and the (ongoing) result of lockdown has meant that many of us have spent more time than ever before in our homes. The global halt has forced in-home hibernation, which for the majority, has been an opportunity to lighten up living spaces. Especially for our food-savvy generation, increased time ‘cooking from scratch’...

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