Our vintage sofa and chairs frames are imported almost exclusively from Denmark by us, adding provenance and coming with excellent design and construction credentials. They simply don't make sofas like they used to and that's why we love the midcentury ones so much. We don't get too hung up on designers - we buy pieces we know are well made and that we love ourselves.
Original Frames Transformed
In our care, each midcentury piece goes through a transformation, with its original spirit and integrity retained. It's stripped back to its bones and restored with professional expertise, using the finest quality materials and contemporary fabrics.
Better than New
And the end result is an original vintage midcentury sofa beautifully reworked and ready to last another 50 years and beyond. It's as good as new - actually we'd argue better because the frame and design is so superior to those made these days and it's not a mass produced lump of furniture. We believe people want furniture with a bit of personality, with its own narrative. Each finished piece is unique, a midcentury original as no two pieces get the same restoration treatment.
Caring for your Midcentury Original
Where we have fully restored a piece, it will be compliant to today's domestic use requirements as a minimum. We use modern foams, materials and finest quality upholstery fabrics that meet current fire retardancy regulations. All our fabrics are cigarette & match test compliant and most are also Crib 5 compliant for commercial use too (please do check with us for fabric specifics). We ensure that all our upholstery fabrics have a very high rub count so that they will last.
Most of our fabrics are pure wools or wool blends because we believe they're the best. Wool is incredibly hard wearing, naturally fire retardent and naturally water resistent. Wool is fit to withstand the daily rigours of family life! It's easy to care for and clean too.
Our Furniture as Family
A favourite chair or sofa becomes part of the family. Used and loved, able to withstand the daily rigours of home life and a familiar, comfortable presence for many years to come. To this end, all our sofas, day beds, bed settees and chairs have names that we feel reflect their origin and character, and of course those names are classic Danish midcentury ones.