The Art of Custom Upholstery: Designing the Soft Seating for Your Space 

February 15th, 2024

Welcome to Cottswood Interiors, where it's personal. We know that everyone loves living in a space that looks and functions perfectly, but it can be hard to find the ideal piece to complete your vision. At Cottswood Interiors, we understand this challenge, and we have helped many wonderful clients solve it with custom upholstery. From sofas and sectionals to accent chairs, the possibilities are endless when it comes to designing the perfect piece for your space., In our state-of-the-art design centre with our professional design team, we can assist you in bringing your dream to life! This blog will highlight things to consider when creating your perfect piece. 

Here are a few things to consider when exploring the world of custom upholstery: 

1. Personalization :

One of the most exciting aspects of custom upholstery is the ability to personalize every detail, from fabric selection and orientation, stain colour, welting, arm style, hardware and color to the size and shape or configuration of the furniture; every detail can be customized to perfectly match your style and current space for to balance perfectly in your home.



2. Craftsmanship:

When investing in furniture, quality craftsmanship is non-negotiable. Custom upholstery ensures that from the frame to the cushioning, the piece is expertly crafted to provide durability, style and comfort. Extra details in the construction process like dovetailing, nailhead trim, hand-tied springs, mortise and tenon joints, natural fibres that don’t off-gas and consciously sourced materials are all things that will make a huge difference to the lifetime of your pieces.

3. Fabric Selection:

The fabric you choose for your upholstered furniture can significantly impact the overall look and feel of the piece. Whether you opt for luxurious velvet, a specific grade of leather, a stylish patterned fabric, optional performance properties, natural or synthetic fibres and tensile strength, all impact the vibrancy, performance, longevity, and style of your piece, and these decisions are crucial to successfully completing upholstered furniture piece. Our designers are knowledgeable about these decisions and will be able to help guide you to the best choices for your space.


4. Space Planning:

Custom upholstery allows you to tailor the dimensions of your furniture to fit your space perfectly. Whether you're working with a compact living room or a spacious open-concept layout, custom sizing ensures that your furniture is functional, balanced and visually appealing. The type of arm, leg, base or pedestal are all things that might not come to mind when making selections, but our designers will keep track of these small details and how they impact the overall design and use of space in your home.

4. Collaboration with Furniture Experts:

At Cottswood Interiors, our team of design experts are here to guide you through the process of creating your custom upholstery piece. From selecting the right fabric to choosing the perfect design elements and blending them harmoniously with your space we're here to collaborate with you every step of the way.

When it comes to designing the perfect soft seating, custom upholstery offers endless possibilities for creating truly unique and personalized pieces that will look stunning for years to come. At Cottswood Interiors, it’s personal, and we're dedicated to helping you bring your vision to life with our exquisite collection of luxury custom upholstered furniture. 

Visit our showroom or schedule a consultation with our design experts to explore the world of custom upholstery and discover the endless possibilities for transforming your space with luxury and style during our Upholstery Sale and save 30% on all upholstery until Feb 29, 2024! 

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