Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

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Classic Chesterfield Sofas & Inspired Pieces

The Chesterfield Sofa is cult British classic, and an instantly recognisable piece.  Its handsome style works in any room and never seems to date. A true Chesterfield Sofa is defined by upholstered leather, deep buttoning, a low back and rolled arms the same height as the sofa back. Dating back as far as the 1600’s, this style is a timeless aesthetic synonymous with elegance and sophistication.

It’s impossible to talk to Chesterfield Sofas without mentioning Timothy Oulton. Timothy Oulton is a brand renowned for its timeless Chesterfield sofas. Each piece is made by skilled master craftsmen using with buttery leathers and crafted with ultimate comfort in mind. Some of our favourite Chesterfield pieces from the Timothy Oulton collection is the distinctively playful Westminster Button Sofa Jack’dN Brok’n and the dramatic velvet Serpentine Sofa.

Today the term Chesterfield been reinvented for the modern and contemporary home. It is used to describe a range of furniture featuring button tufting. This ranges from from traditional sofas, headboards, occasional chairs and ottomans. Modern-day Chesterfield inspired pieces are also available in a range of fabrics like rich velvets and crisp linens.

Chesterfield style furniture is now a highly desired and timeless piece for any home. It’s the perfect blend of comfort and sophistication. Here are some of our favourite Chesterfield style pieces available at Coco Republic and Max Sparrow, classic and new.

Alison L

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