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With 2013 marking 100 years since the discovery of stainless steel, an initiative was launched by Galvanize Festival to award Museums Sheffield with a permanent functional exhibit in celebration of the centenary. Appleyard was selected to work in collaboration with manufacturing firm, Ancon Building Products, on the design and manufacture of a new stainless steel seat. With origins in 1882, Ancon is one of Sheffield’s longest established steel fabrication businesses and specialises in working with stainless steels.

Location – Millennium Galleries Sheffield

Materials – Stainless Steel and Corian