Google, Twitter and AstraZeneca are among the clients of this Yorkshire firm, which was founded in 2005 by Mark Hammond, 38, Kieron Bakewell, 40, and Matt Welsh, 41. Its contemporary furniture can be found in offices, hotels, restaurants and even airports, including Manchester’s terminal 3. The US furniture giant Herman Miller bought a 50% non-controlling stake in June 2016, opening the way for sales in America where it has launched its first international showroom in Chicago. Sales in the year to May hit £23.4m, roughly 70% of which were overseas.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank81
Companynaughtone
ActivityFurniture designer and manufacturer
LocationNorth Yorkshire
Annual sales rise over 3 years50.12%
Latest sales £000s*23,362
Staff40
Founded2005
Websitewww.naughtone.com

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