Douglas Dimes Observes Harkness Method of Teaching and Learning

As part of the licensing agreement with Phillips Exeter Academy to be the official make of Harkness Tables, Douglas Dimes, President and Owner of D.R. Dimes & Company observed a class at Phillips Exeter Academy.

"Part of our mission is to promote the Harkness Method of Teaching & Learing," said Mr. Dimes. "I was fortunate to sit in on a constitutional law class instructed by Jack Herney. Both Jack and the ...

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Published: May 19th, 2012

Phillips Exeter Orders Phillips Hall Side Chair

Phillips Exeter Orders Phillips Hall Side Chair

As part of the major renovation of Phillips Hall during the summer of 2012, Phillips Exeter Academy has approved and ordered a large number of the new "Phillips Hall Chair" to go with the new Official Harkness Tables slated to be manufactured by D.R.Dimes as part of their licensing agreement with Phillips Exeter.

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Published: May 14th, 2012

Phillips Exeter Academy Places Large Order for Harkness Tables

For the first time in decades Phillips Exeter Academy has a resource for the Original Harkness Tables. The Facilities Management Group at PEA placed an order for 15 Harkness Tables from its newest business partner, D.R.Dimes & Company, Ltd of Northwood, New Hampshire. The order was part of the plan to renovate the interior Phillips Hall, one of Exeter’s signature buildings, during the summer of 2012.

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Published: April 9th, 2012

D.R.Dimes Builds the Prototype Harkness Table

D.R.Dimes & Company completes their Harkness Table prototype in time to provide table space & seating for the Spring NNECERAPPA Conference at Phillips Exeter. Along with a traditional 6’11” wide by 11’ long Harkness Table, D.R.Dimes introduced the new Phillips Hall chair, and adaptation of chairs made for the Academy in the 1930’s as part of the Harkness Gift. Dimes also provided other dining tables and ...

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Published: March 11th, 2012

D.R.DIMES and Phillips Exeter Academy Ink Landmark Agreement

D.R. Dimes & Company Ltd. of Northwood, New Hampshire signed a landmark agreement with Phillips Exeter Academy tobecome the exclusive maker and marketer of Harkness Tables in the world.

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Published: November 13th, 2011