Lucian Ercolani

Lucian R Ercolani, or the "Old Man" as he is affectionately known, founded Ercol in 1920.

Born in Italy in 1888, Lucian's family moved to London in the 1890s. Once in London, Lucian went to night school at the Shoreditch Technical Institute, where he studied drawing, design, and furniture theory. In 1907 he made his first piece of furniture - a musical cabinet inlaid with mother of pearl.

Between 1910 to 1920, Lucian worked on the design teams for what would later become Parker Knoll and G Plan before founding Ercol in 1920. And through the progression of Ercol, his pieces have held their own and remain among the most iconic of the Ercol bunch. In 2020, Ercol changed its namesake to L.Ercolani to honor his legacy.

Lucian Ercolani's Designs

Butterfly Upholstered Chair
Butterfly Upholstered Chair


from $1,160.00
Utility Barstool
Utility Barstool


from $425.00
Butterfly Chair Butterfly Chair
Butterfly Chair


from $770.00
Plank Table Plank Table
Plank Table


from $1,550.00
Stacking Chair Stacking Chair
Stacking Chair


from $460.00
Utility Chair Utility Chair
Utility Chair


from $695.00
Chairmakers Chair
Chairmakers Chair


from $1,595.00
Originals Chairmakers Rocking Chair
Chairmakers Rocker


from $1,780.00
Loveseat Loveseat


from $1,385.00

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