ERCOL in Princes Risborough has appointed a new creative director.

Rachel Galbraith has joined the team at the furniture factory, which was founded in 1920.

She has recently worked with the Marks and Spencer Home team and she will be responsible for guiding creative development at Ercol.

Managing director Nick Garratt said: "We're delighted to have such a talented and well-respected member of the furniture industry joining us here at Ercol and look forward to Rachel joining the team to drive forward our brand and forward-thinking ethos."

Today's designs are created in its design studio in Risborough.

Rachel said: "It's a real privilege to be joining such an esteemed furniture brand and one who's design heritage means it excels at creating new and exciting furniture designs for the 21st century."