Yearly Archives: 2014

Designers’ Colour Trends for 2015 – Match Classic with Contemporary

Sometimes snobby, sometimes informative, always influential – interior design style bible Elle Décor’s select poll of international designers’ expectations for 2015 colour trends in interiors is out. But how do you match something as fleeting as a ‘trend’ with your favourite furniture and art pieces? Continually redecorating and reupholstering is unrealistic, costly and time consuming […]

How Did You Spend Sofa Sunday?

With the growth of online shopping enabled by smartphones and tablets, people increasingly use their mobile devices to purchase not just smaller items, but also cars and houses (and leather sofas, of course). You all saw the media fuelled madness of desperate discount shoppers battling for bargain tellies on ‘Black Friday’ – but how many […]

How To Care For Your Chesterfield Sofa

  Like thousands of discerning homeowners worldwide, you’ve chosen your perfect chesterfield Sofa and it looks great in your room. Natural distressing and aging can add to the visual appeal of a chesterfield sofa over time but it’s important to protect against unsightly cracking, drying and stains.   Cleaning a Leather Chesterfield Sofa Leather is […]

Choice of Leather In Chesterfield Sofas

Our leather Chesterfield sofas epitomise us here at The Chesterfield Company. We take great pride in handcrafting every single piece of furniture with quality solid beech or birch hardwood frames, overlaid with our exclusive and luxurious leathers. We use 3 leather hides for each of our leather Chesterfield sofas which are European in origin and […]

Using colour in your bedroom

A bedroom should be a relaxing haven where any worries of the day can drift away, just as you drift away into a comfortable night’s sleep. But getting the balance just right can be a challenge – particularly when it comes to your choice of colour. A neutral colour scheme might seem like the best […]

How to make a small space look bigger

We can’t all live in luxurious homes with ample space for all your furniture. Therefore it’s important that you utilise the space that you do have in order to make a smaller space appear bigger. Here are five ways to do just that – ranging from the everyday to the more adventurous. 1. Light and […]

5 Ways To Match Vintage And Modern Furnishings

Something old, something new… if you can’t decide on a single era for your interiors, there’s nothing wrong with mixing and matching vintage and modern furniture, if you do it right. And there are plenty of ways to make old and new items work well alongside one another, so here are five of the best […]

Simple Ways To Change Your Homes With The Seasons

Many of us spring clean our homes each year, clearing out the dust and cobwebs from having it all shut up during the winter months, but can you go further? Even with a fixed design scheme in place, it can be possible to reflect the changing seasons outside in the way you use your interiors. […]

Curtains Or Blinds? How To Decide!

We all need our privacy from time to time, but what’s the best way to get it when you’re in a room with windows? The two usual suspects are curtains and blinds, but which is better? Curtains Curtains are what most of us probably had in our homes when we were growing up, and the […]

Creative Ideas For A Spare Room

Each room of your house is worth tens of thousands of pounds in real terms, so it’s important to get the best use out of them – even including your spare room. Leaving it shut up and empty for 99% of the time is a senseless waste, and can lead to problems with trapped humidity […]