The history of

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Ralph Capper begins his design career working alongside Robin Day at the iconic Hille Studio.

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Ralph Capper opens the original Manchester Studio in Tenterden Street.

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1967

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1971

1972

1973

1974

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The team takes over the recently vacated Hille showroom in Sackville Street, Manchester, and quickly becomes the go-to consultancy for the city’s design community.

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1976

1977

1978

1979

1980

1981

1982

1983

1997

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The studiomoves to little peter street

The studio moves to little peter Street.

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1984

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

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1994

1995

1996

1997

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2003

2004

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With the help of CUBE, the consultancy brings Vitra’s legendary 100 years – 100 Chairs collection to Manchester. The exhibition attracts over 14,000 visitors.

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2006

2007

2007

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Ralph Capper announces his retirement and appoints his son.

The Studio is awarded the coveted ‘North Company of the Year’ at the Mixology Awards.

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2008

2009

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2008

2009

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The Studio is awarded the coveted ‘North Company of the Year’ at the Mixology Awards.

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2011

2012

Ralph Capper becomes part of Southerns Interiors.

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The newly renovated studio is once again listed at the Mixology Awards.

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2014

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Ralph Capper celebrates 40 years of creativity

2016

Ralph Capper re-launches…

Ralph Capper relaunches…

2016