Gradi Living, an artisan upholstery manufacturer from Tuscany, has appointed Malcolm Nix as its main UK agent, following the retirement of Graham Bilton.

Malcolm has spent his working life in the furniture industry, and boasts wth over 25 years' experience at board level with Sleepeezee, Michael Tyler Upholstery and, most recently, Wood Bros.

“We see this as a strategic appointment," says Elisa Gradi, "as we continue to develop our retail base in the UK and develop products that are relevant and commercial for the UK market. We are already working with Malcolm to bring new designs forward to the market and to update our fabric and leather options.”

Malcolm, who officially joins on January 1st 2019, will work alongside and support the existing UK sales agents.