Integrating Reupholstered Furniture with Your New Home DécorMay 21, 2018
Reupholstered furniture is often a matter of great contention to many homeowners. There are conflicting opinions about reupholstered furniture, some people feel that anything that needs reupholstering shouldn’t even be in the home at all, especially when newly renovating a home. Others insist that there is a unique charm to reupholstered furniture that cannot be imitated by brand-new ones, and that can tastefully be integrated into new home decor.
Foam, Feather and Polyester Cushion Fillings: Choose What is Right for YouMay 7, 2018
Nothing beats the comfort of a good, well-made cushion. Cushions have long been an integral part of comfort in nearly all civilisations throughout the world, and while they have had many incarnations throughout the centuries, one thing is certain – the softer and firmer the cushion, the more luxuriant and desirable it is.
Velvet versus Corduroy in Fabric for Reupholstery: What are the Differences?April 23, 2018
Velvet has always been thought of a lush fabric that was reserved for the exclusive use of the nobility and the aristocracy. Corduroy, on the other hand, was deemed its exact opposite – known for its distinctive corded pattern (properly referred to as a ‘wale’), it was thought of as a ‘poor man’s velvet’, and for a time was even referred to as ‘corded velveteen’.
Faux Leather vs. Genuine Leather as Materials for UpholsteryApril 10, 2018
Leather is one of the most sought-after materials for upholstery, and is considered one of the hallmarks of top-tier furniture. However, leather is also quite pricey and high-maintenance. With the right budget and enough know-how, leather can be an excellent choice for upholstery, but it isn’t something that just about anyone can obtain with relative ease.
Pros and Cons of Soft Fabric Materials for UpholsteryMarch 28, 2018
Soft fabrics have always been something of a desirable feature when it comes to upholstery, thanks in part to the added comfort and coziness that it provides. Soft fabrics were a popular upholstery choice in the mid-70s to late 80s, when everything plush, soft and comfortable was equated with the concept of ‘groovy’.
Benefits of Customised Cushions for Your Home SofaMarch 16, 2018
Sofas have long been associated with creature comforts, but sofas and settees in the past are nothing like the ones we have today. Interesting to note, upholstered furniture only became in vogue during the height of the Ottoman Empire, and the practice was quickly copied by Western cultures.
Genuine Leather for Commercial Upholstery: How Can You Tell What's Real Material and What's Not?February 28, 2018
Leather is one of the most sought-after materials in upholstery, and for good reason – it has every feature you could ever want for a wonderful, practical, and low-maintenance upholstery set. Not only is leather elegant, it is also versatile enough to be done-up into an assortment of different finishes to suit whatever aesthetic ends.
Commercial Upholstery and Reupholstery for Hotels and MotelsFebruary 14, 2018
Any hotel or motel that wants to keep business booming knows that a building’s interior aesthetics can be deal-breaker to guests. While it can be quite easy to just settle for second-rate services, replete with dated upholstery and décor, anyone in the hospitality business knows that isn’t a good way to keep customers coming back.
5 Good Reasons Why You Should Spend Money for Professional Reupholstery ServicesJanuary 29, 2018
If you’ve ever had an old couch that you loved so much eventually wear down on you, then you probably know how difficult it can be part with a sentimental piece of furniture. While many will come to the conclusion it is for the best, and that you can always buy a better and newer piece of furniture, replacing a sentimental piece of furniture isn’t necessary.
New Sofa Upholstery Trends for the New Year 2018January 16, 2018
One doesn’t really have to update their furniture each year. But if you’ve been stuck with the same old boring spread since the late nineties, a little welcome change would be an excellent investment. Where the early to mid-2000s saw a rise in the popularity of minimalist furniture and dark or monochrome colours, 2018 is a welcome burst of colour and style.
- Integrating Reupholstered Furniture with Your New Home Décor
- Foam, Feather and Polyester Cushion Fillings: Choose What is Right for You
- Velvet versus Corduroy in Fabric for Reupholstery: What are the Differences?
- Faux Leather vs. Genuine Leather as Materials for Upholstery
- Pros and Cons of Soft Fabric Materials for Upholstery
- Benefits of Customised Cushions for Your Home Sofa
- Genuine Leather for Commercial Upholstery: How Can You Tell What's Real Material and What's Not?
- Commercial Upholstery and Reupholstery for Hotels and Motels
- 5 Good Reasons Why You Should Spend Money for Professional Reupholstery Services
- New Sofa Upholstery Trends for the New Year 2018