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Neil Stevenson at Decorex


Bespoke furniture designer, Neil Stevenson of NEJ Stevenson, will be joining a lively and thought-provoking panel discussion as part of the much-anticipated seminar programme at luxury interiors trade show Decorex International, which runs from 18-21 September.

Posted on 10th September 2016

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Investment in New Machinery


This month, we've just taken delivery of some new machinery which will really enhance our joinery capabilities in the workshop. We have ordered an Italpresse 3.0mtr guillotine and veneer press to replace our 2.4mtr set.

Posted on 2nd December 2015

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Tee Time


Some of the team here have recently been involved in two friendly (albeit competitive) golfing events. In September, we played once again in the Royal Warrant holders annual Dewar Quaich Tournament which pits English members against Scottish.

Posted on 2nd November 2015

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MakeIT! Furniture Awards


Led by industry champion Proskills these annual awards help to raise the awareness amongst all students, not just those already involved in design that a career in furniture making can be extremely rewarding.

Posted on 27th September 2012

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Freeman of the City of London & Liveryman of the WCFM


Neil has been a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Furniture makers, one of over one hundred livery companies in the City of London for many years, a position which marks the entry point for all members.

Posted on 12th July 2012

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Behind the scenes - BBC Midlands Today


N.E.J. Stevenson invited BBC news programme 'Midlands Today' to see the construction of the Diamond Jubilee chests at our workshops. Whilst there, they were given a better understanding of the fundamental reason behind the nature of the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust Appeal, and got to meet Liz Monk, one of the scholars who have already benefitted from QEST funding.

Posted on 20th February 2012

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The House of Commons launches 'Made by Britain'


It is widely accepted that for Britain to build a healthy future out of the current economic downturn, it must ensure manufacturing forms an integral part of that strong recovery, and that our designers, engineers, printers, and all of their counterparts be encouraged and supported.

Posted on 6th July 2011

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Furniture & Cabinetmaking Magazine


Neil was recently approached by the Guild of Master Craftsmen to contribute a story for the forthcoming edition of their specialist magazine, Furniture & cabinetmaking. The editor proposed that Neil would talk candidly about his progression from leaving school and gaining his first commercial experiences (one of which almost had disastrous consequences in Indonesia), to the position he occupies now, some 27 years after starting his own business.

Posted on 7th September 2010

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