Your LAST EVER CHANCE to buy Iconic Inspired Furniture in the UK
A new Europe wide law is about to come into force in the UK extending the copyright protection for original iconic furniture designs from 25 to 70 years.
Originally, the change in UK law was to be implemented in 2020. Unfortunately, the government bowed to legal pressure from official makers of iconic designs earlier this year and brought forward the change in law to January 31st 2017, after which it will be illegal to sell or buy any form of iconic replica.
“British shoppers will no longer be able to buy cheap designer furniture thanks to new law making it a CRIMINAL offence” THE DAILY MAIL
The days of Brits buying cheap designer furniture will end this year. Versions of the Eames Lounger that are currently available for less than £500, will be banned, meaning people would have to pay £5,000 for an original. Businesses that sell replica furniture could become liable to a potential fine of up to £50,000, and a custodial sentence of up to 10 years.
Even design experts claim the original designs were meant to be enjoyed by the masses and not just the privileged few who can afford to pay a premium.
“The essential, defining proposition of modern design is – or rather, was – that an idea can be limitlessly reproduced at low cost.” Stephen Bayley (DESIGN CRITIC)
What this means for the average UK consumer is that there is just a short time in which to purchase a beautifully made, hand crafted iconic replica before being forced to pay up to 10 TIMES more for an official version next year. Not only that, existing stocks of iconic replicas are going to be rapidly depleted as companies like Wallace Sacks are forced to stop making more.
If you’ve always wanted to own one of these design classics then now really is your last chance to invest in the best. The Wallace sacks Collection of 18 iconic inspired armchairs and sofas are all beautifully handmade and come with a unique lifetime guarantee.
In order to clear our stocks we’re now reducing our remaining stock by up to 75%. Grab a bargain while you can.
Our Eames inspired Lounger and Ottoman is available online now for £499 reduced from £1,995.
Visit The Wallace Sacks website at wallacesacks.com or give them a call on 020 8808 3275 to place your order.
Latest posts by Sally - Silversurfer's Editor (see all)
- Win a NUTRiBULLET! - December 14, 2018
- Blackberry and Blueberry Christmas Cake - December 13, 2018
- Amazing Long Haul Golf Travel - December 12, 2018
- A real fir or a plastic spruce – which is better for the environment? - December 8, 2018
- Brexit – what happens next? - December 6, 2018
Leave a Comment!
Community Terms & Conditions
These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site (contributions), and to any interactive services associated with it.
You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.
be accurate (where they state facts); be genuinely held (where they state opinions); and comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.
Contributions must not:
contain any material which is defamatory of any person; or contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory; or promote sexually explicit material; or promote violence; promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; or infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person; or be likely to deceive any person; or be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence; or promote any illegal activity; or be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety; or be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person; or be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person; or give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case; or advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
Nurturing a safe environment
Our Silversurfers community is designed to foster friendships, based on trust, honesty, integrity and loyalty and is underpinned by these values.
We don't tolerate swearing, and reserve the right to remove any posts which we feel may offend others... let's keep it friendly!