Ercol Originals Butterfly Chair. The Ercol Originals collection is a range of reissued timeless design classics. Designed in the 1950's by the company's founder, Lucian Ercolani, these pieces are as appropriate to today's living as they were when they were originally issued. The Butterfly chair demonstrates Ercol's unique way of steam bending thick wood laminations to create beautiful curves. Made in the UK.