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MBE for Parker Knoll specialist

20 June 2011Written by ATG Reporter

JONATHAN Arnold has been awarded an MBE for services to English furniture makers in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Having spent his career with Parker Knoll, Mr Arnold set up the Frederick Parker Foundation in 1997 and managed to preserve the firm's reference collection of historic chairs.

He now runs the annual Parker Lectures on aspects of furniture history.

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