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A Closer Look at Shalstone, Salento & Marino

By ercol on 15 November 2017

Exclusively Designed for John Lewis

Elegance, practicality and versatility are combined to perfection in ercol’s Shalstone, Marino & Salento ranges. Available exclusively at John Lewis, these three collections feature beautiful living, dining and bedroom furniture with a pared-back look. Read on to take a closer look at these superb furniture ranges.

Original Design 

Founded in the 1920s by Italian Lucian Ercolani, ercol has a strong history of producing attractive furniture, iconic of the changing eras. Shalstone draws inspiration from their archives with a modernised take on ercol designs from the 1950s.


Shalstone furniture fuses the classic and contemporary to create a unique and stylish look across the home, with tapered legs, classic spindles and a modern matt lacquered oak.

The wide-spanning living, dining and bedroom ranges comprise of a selection of dining chairs and dining tables, along with sideboards, cabinets, shelves, beds, chests and occasional pieces for the rest of the home. Each piece aims to reinterpret the original ercol design with a modern finish to ensure a contemporary feel.

Getting it just right

Tailor your dining setting with a choice of seating styles – stylish chairs, arm chairs, bar stools and even the striking Shalstone bench. Each piece features an intricate criss cross design on the spindled backs for a decorative focal point. Curved edges finish the seating options to perfection.

Shalstone dining
Shalstone dining

Choose between a fixed top table and two extending table styles to create the perfect atmosphere for everything from a relaxed weekend breakfast to an evening with friends. Whether you’re filling up drinks amidst the music or enjoying a quiet coffee with the paper, ercol’s versatile dining sets will provide a contemporary and relaxed backdrop.

Beauty throughout the home

When it comes to living furniture, the elegant highboard, sideboard and TV unit are designed with your needs in mind. Deep practical shelves have been built in for plentiful storage, meaning you no longer have to choose between style and function. Add smaller pieces like the Shalstone nest of tables to complement the look.

Marino and Shalstone
Marino and Shalstone
Shalstone and Salento
Shalstone and Salento

The award winning and stunning, solid ash Marino chair and footstool will make a statement in any room.  The Marino has elegant and flowing lines which feature turned and steam bent timber elements and is offered in exclusive John Lewis fabrics.

A light oak frame on the Salento sofa pairs beautifully with Shalstone furniture to keep a consistent theme throughout the home. The turned oak legs create a stylish foundation for perfectly shaped sofas with deep seat and back cushions that are both inviting and attractive.

Shalstone and Salento
Shalstone and Salento

Choose from Grande, Large and Medium sofas as well as a matching armchair, with plush scatter cushions to create complete comfort in your home. These contemporary upholstery designs are available in seven beautiful fabrics, specially selected for John Lewis. So, it’s up to you how you incorporate ercol’s classic style into your home.

Create your perfect living environment

Introduced in Spring 2017, the Shalstone and Salento collections have been exclusively designed for John Lewis. Both collections are available instore and online, so it’s up to you how you want to browse. Get inspired today by viewing the full range of Shalstone furniture and Salento sofas.

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