By Kassidy Nadeau. Ulphostery Design. Published at Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 - 14:40:57 PM.
In actual fact, London's upholsterers share a history with the tailors of Saville Row, whose technical expertise and guiding principles of discreet detail and fit were readily adopted by London Sofa designers in the 18th and 19th Century. Placing emphasis on attention to detail, upholsterers and tailors alike developed new techniques of sewing and stitching to accentuate the human form whether as a bespoke suit or a handcrafted sofa design.
One of the leading sofa styles developed in London during this period was the Howard Sofa which departed from the rigid, formal Chesterfields of the time by using light modern fabrics and incorporating contemporary features to create a look that was immediately more comfortable, open and casual. Instantly popular with the British public from its inception, the Howard Sofa remains the UK's best-selling luxury sofa design and is widely used in a range of informal settings such as home living rooms and conservatories.
Cotton is a very popular material, though when it comes to curtain and upholstery design, there are some factors to take into consideration regarding this particular fabric. Cotton is breathable and is very high quality. It is able to withstand heat, which makes it ideal for window coverings. Another reason to consider cotton is that it is easy to maintain and clean.
Tie backs curtain, fabric curtain tiebacks, tassel fringe, and trim tassels come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and in an extensive band of colors. The fabric also varies from medium-level to designer fabric, depending upon customer and market needs. Take the Venetian tassels and tie-backs, for instance, which provide an archetypical class for floor-to-ceiling pooled silk drapes, as well as plain tassels that can make striped curtains look extremely pretty. Trims are just the thing used to enhance upholstery including (but definitely not limited to) draperies and pillows. You can also include slipcovers and ottomans in this list.
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