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Why Was the Lloyd Loom Weave First Invented?

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Why Was the Lloyd Loom Weave First Invented?

The history of Lloyd Loom The history of Lloyd Loom furniture started in 1917, when Marshall Burns Lloyd patented a new process of weaving twisted paper both with and without a wire core, which became known as “Lloyd Loom”. The idea was absolutely innovative, and it combined the benefits of wicker and rattan with a mode elegant and timeless touch. However, this sturdy material was not used to make the well know Lloyd Loom woven fibre furniture that we all know and love until 1922. Once Lloyd started manufacturing its chairs from the new material, his sales and Lloyd Loom furniture in general skyrocketed in...

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Meet Lisa, the heart of Maycroft’s Outstanding Personal Customer Service

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Meet Lisa, the heart of Maycroft’s Outstanding Personal Customer Service

A “Hybrid” E-commerce Experience The Internet is a great way to find new customers and for many e-commerce websites “click and purchase” and “1-click buying” work very well. However, at Maycroft, we believe in a more “hybrid” e-commerce experience. While our website serves as an online showroom, where stock items can be purchased in a few clicks, we still strongly encourage those clients who want to discuss all the options available to contact us directly by email or phone. In other words, we are committed to providing each client with the best shopping experience for their needs and circumstances. From...

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Another great Lloyd Loom refurbishment project by Maycroft Lloyd Loom

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Another great Lloyd Loom refurbishment project by Maycroft Lloyd Loom

One of the best things about Lloyd Loom furniture is how sturdy and resistant these pieces are. Even after decades of use, most Lloyd Loom piece can be brought back to life with expert care. At Maycroft Lloyd Loom, we know that behind every Lloyd Loom chair, table or even ottoman, there is always a story, and we are committed to making sure this can be passed down through generations. For this reason, we have happily helped one of our customers create a new life for their grandpa’s old armchair. This beautiful vintage Lloyd Loom armchair has been newly refurbished...

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A new contemporary dining set from Maycroft Lloyd Loom

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A new contemporary dining set from Maycroft Lloyd Loom

While being well known for their range of Classic Lloyd Loom furniture, Maycroft wanted to develop a range of chairs and tables that would fit into today’s modern homes. With that in mind, Maycroft has introduced the Eskdale dining chair and a matching table. The set includes: 1 x  Eskdale Dining table 4 x Eskdale Dining chairs The chair seats and table tops are painted in one of our standard colours or, if required, in any colour of your choice. The legs are usually are kept with their natural hard wood finish with the use of a clear lacquer, but can...

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A new Fabulous Dining Set added to our offer range

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A new Fabulous Dining Set added to our offer range

Summer will be over soon, and we can’t wait to enjoy a cosy Autumn, spending more time indoors and getting ready for the cold weather. This can be the perfect time to refresh your home’s style and add an elegant twist to your dining room!  Here at Maycroft Lloyd Loom, we are happy to announce that we have just added one of our favourite sets to our special Maycroft Lloyd Loom offer shop.  This stunning Stamford Dining Set with 6 Hadfield Dining Chairs includes: 1 x 1.5 m Stamford Dining Table with glass top 6 x Hadfield Dining Chairs with...

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