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Style Guide | The Chesterfield Company

What makes a sofa a Chesterfield Sofa?

Origin of the Chesterfield Sofa Chesterfield sofas apparently originated in the 1700s when Lord Phillip Stanhope, the 4th Earl of Chesterfield, commissioned a leather sofa to be made that had a distinctively low seat base and deep buttoning. Since then, a variety of Chesterfield sofa designs have been created, but all have the same distinguishing […]

How To Blend Vintage With Modern Interior Design

Interior design depends on lots of different influences, from personal tastes, to modern materials, to current trends and fashions – and one generation’s black and chrome is the next generation’s avocado bathroom suite. So to future-proof your interiors, it can be tempting to look to the past and pick out some of the items that […]