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Focus on Designer - Robert Heritage

Robert Heritage, born on 2 November 1927 in Birmingham, England. After studying at the Royal College of Art, London he began working as a designer for the London-based furniture manufacturer G.W. Evans (1951-53). Following this Robert Heritage and his wife Dorothy set up their own studio and  worked for a number of manufacturers including G.W. Evans Beaver & Tapley, Shannon, Slumberland, Race Furniture and Archie Shine. During this time Robert Heritage also taught at Twickenham School of Art, London (1953-55) and was professor of furniture design at the Royal College of Art (1974-85). He was made a Royal Designer for Industry (RDI) by the Royal Society of Arts in 1963 and was a Fellow of the Society of Industrial Artists and Designers (FSIAD).

We currently have a selection of Robert Heritage mid-century furniture including the stunning 'Hamilton' drum table. 20C148.JPG20C179a.JPG20C254.jpg20C399.jpg20C288D.jpg

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July News

We've been very busy this month sourcing and supplying furniture and decorative items for a client who is expanding their chain of bars and restaurants across the UK. This quirky department store clock will be making its debut soon...

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Drew Pritchard & T of Salvage Hunters visit our Wirral Showroom

Enjoyed spending the day with Drew Pritchard & T from Salvage Hunters, filming on location at Thornton Manor.  We'll keep you posted when we know what date our appearance will be aired. 

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News Update

Well, what a month May was for all of us at 20th Century Furnishing.  We saw our new website going 'live', had a very successful trip to London meeting new customers and fellow traders at the Mid Century Show East, Haggerston.  

Thank you for the great feeback about our new website, we will be updating it weekly with new stock and we are hoping to offer a 'click to buy' option directly from the website by the end of the year.  For now you can contact us by email or telephone to enquire about an item and we offer payment by PayPal, Debit or Credit Card, Bank Transfer, Cheque or good old fashioned cash! We have the majority of our live stock listed on our ebay shop '20thcenturyfurnishing' please view our feeback rating for additional reassurance.  Some recent feedback from our customers includes: 

"Excellent service and prompt delivery - great experience" 

"Good price, great communication, professional service A+++++"

"Great quality bookcase, as described & easy collection, 1st class"

"Absolutely love it! Thanks"

Coming soon...We'll be listing new stock during this week including a stunning Robert Heritage Rosewood wall unit. 


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