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Tim Bates Furniture

Bring your late 20th-century design dreams to life with chrome-framed, industrial-style pieces of Tim Bates furniture from or considered curation of fine vintage pieces. Whether you’re looking for a bold and comfortable seating set or a standalone lounge chair, find exactly what you want in our edit.Launching his first collection of furniture under his family’s company, Pieff Furniture, Tim Bates had an inimitable influence on late-20th century British design. Positioned at the nexus of high-end design and cutting-edge innovation, Pieff dominated the British furniture market throughout the 1970s with its trademark industrial style imbued with an air of Hollywood Regency glamour. With strong connections throughout the design ecosystem of the age, Bates’ designs were stocked in some of the most exclusive furniture retailers in Britain.Bates’ furniture utilised chrome, smoked glass, Brazilian rosewood and leather to engineer fine examples of sofas, dining tables, and bookcases. Noteworthy pieces by Bates include the Eleganza dining chair with its high-back design, leather upholstery, and tubular chrome legs. Coveted among design devotees of the era, designs by Tim Bates have become desirable collector items.Vinterior was built to give vintage furniture the platform it deserves. Our marketplace makes searching for and buying the perfect piece of pre-owned furniture easy. Connect with trusted sellers located across Europe today to find the Bates furniture you’ve been searching for.Discover your ideal design by Tim Bates for sale in our vintage furniture marketplace today.

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