Design: Ben Fowler

Available in American Cherry Wood, finished in Danish oil (pictured), or Maple.

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Drawing its character from a combed chamfer detail, this collection uses an extremely strong and expressive chamfered comb joint. Made using angled cutters to produce an elegant slim tapered leg detail at each corner.

The 6–8 seat dining table has Ben’s innovative “spring leaf” mechanism, allowing the central leaf to simply pop up from the middle of the table once the outer leaves have been opened.


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Arm Chair
L 500 W 600 H 800 mm

Side Chair
L 500 W 480 H 800 mm

L 1200 W 380 H 450 mm

L 1604 W 404 H 600 mm

L 1600 W 500 H 600 mm

L 900 W 500 H 1218 mm

L 1500 W 740 H 770 mm

The versatile tallboard cabinet can be used as a traditional writing desk/bureau, drinks cabinet or sideboard.

Chamfer leg joint

Ben Fowler

Trained under the Bauhaus ethos at Leeds Polytechnic, then at the Royal College of Art and earlier by his father, an Ercol designer. Ben’s approach is driven by honest clean lines, unfussy functionality and classic joinery. After graduating he spent two years boatbuilding where he met Andrew Brace at the yard. Together they started making modern wooden furniture in a tiny workshop in Lewes.

The workshop has grown, moving five times and still flourishes in Sussex. Ben has, over the last 30 years, designed very successful ranges for Marks & Spencer, Willis & Gambier, Ercol and The Futon Company.

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