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‘Deadgood’ future for North East company

Deadgood’s Lovechair is to become part of the interior at the BBC’s new offices in Salford

Having won contracts with the BBC and Phillips, a North East furniture design company is making ambitious plans for expansion creating 3 jobs in the process.

Newcastle based Deadgood is looking to more than double its workforce after seeing demand for two of its main products soar.

In addition to its base in Newcastle’s city centre, the furniture designers have opened up a new office in the capital as part of its growth strategy.

Elliot Brook, Managing Director at Deadgood, said: “We’re really excited about creating new jobs.

“It’s always been part of our strategy to grow the business by brining in specilist human resources and this is a exciting step for us to be able to bring these people on board.”

“Very recently we just opened up an office in London which in the next 12 months will act as a showroom for us to promote ourselves directly to new markets in the capital.”

Meanwhile, the firm has recently won a high value contract to supply the new BBC offices in Salford with two of their main collections - the upholstered lounge chair (Love chairs) and laminated plywood stools (Form stool).

The firm has also secured contracts to have their products sold in some of the world’s major furniture retail outlets including, Liberty of London, La Rinascente in Milan and Lane Crawford in Hong Kong.

Mr Brook added: “ We’re really excited to be winning the type of projects that we are now starting to see to come thorough.

“It’s great to be seen to be working with these high profile clients and competing with some of the more established industry players.” 

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