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Baines&Fricker furniture

February 27, 2015

It’s just a few months until Clerkenwell Design Week in May and I’m excited to see that Baines&Fricker will be exhibiting for the first time this year. They will be showing two new furniture ranges.

Baines&Fricker was started in 2011 by a Brighton based husband and wife team, Steve Baines is a furniture maker and his wife Eliza Fricker is an illustrator and screen printer. I already love some of their wallpaper, especially the Bird Cages design, so it’s great to see their range expanding with more furniture.

Baines & Fricker

The new Pew range obviously draws influence from the pew bench seating found in churches. I like the simplicity of this range and it would look good in any style of interior. The unstained Raw finish has a classic look to it and would make a great hallway seat for a classically styled interior. My favourite finish though is the colour stained versions of the Pew range. In an all white interior a couple of Pew chairs in the vibrant blue would make a great talking point.

Baines & Fricker

The other new range launching is the Ply range. The aim of this range was to develop a chair that was striped back to its simplest panes but with a refined form. Inspiration for this form was found in a poster from a 1935 exhibition in Zurich. Plywood has a natural warmth but is also has good sustainability and durability properties. Adding optional upholstered pads in bright Kvadrat fabric will allow you to add colour to this range.

Baines & Fricker

I’m really looking forward to seeing – and obviously road testing – these products in person at Clerkenwell in May. If you can’t wait until then head over to the Baines&Fricker website now and find out more information on the two new ranges.

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