Who We Are

Take a seat and discover the world of Race!

Antelope chairs by Ernest Race at the Festival of Britain

Our History

A step back in time, to where it all began

Race Furniture has a rich and vibrant history. From our unique beginnings with iconic designer, Ernest Race, over 75 years ago to establishing ourselves as a leader in creating bespoke seating solutions for venues around the globe. We certainly have a heritage to be proud of.

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Race Furniture Team onsite in hi-vis

Our People

We have a passion for our people

Our team is made up of experts in their respective fields and, just like our seats, they are innovative, smart, and inspiring!

Meet our people

Race Furniture Organisation logo

Organisation & Values

A people-centred organisation

Our Vision, Mission and Purpose express our ambition as a company. It states what we want to achieve, how we will achieve it, and why we wish to achieve it. So let’s sum up what it is all about: Vision: We strive to create a world with more beautiful, innovative, and creative spaces.
Mission: By designing and creating seating solutions with Function, Design and Aha. We call it our FDA!
Purpose: To turn good environments into great experiences.

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Wooden seat panels at Guildhall School of Music and Drama


Let’s furnish the world better

Conducting business in a sustainable way is on our agenda. For us, it is an ongoing process. This is how we, as part of a group, strategically commit ourselves to make the most sustainable choices as a seating manufacturer.

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Race Furniture team assembling a seat

Service & Quality

A commitment to comfortable, expertly engineered seating

We’re committed to making comfortable, elegant, and expertly engineered seating that will complement and enhance your space. We relate to our clients as partners, and work in close collaboration with each one to understand their unique needs and foster long-term relationships.

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Partners & Accreditations

Race Furniture will only ever strive to be our absolute best. 

We have been accredited by several industry standards, to assure you, our customers, that the service and products you receive is of the highest quality. We also partner with leading suppliers and platforms to bring you the best overall experience while working with us.

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