Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Design Details: Upholstered Furniture

Hello, everyone! I'm so happy to be visiting with you here at Landfair on Furniture with a guest post from Arcadian Home blog. It's a great place to find lots of interior design inspiration including interesting home décor ideas from accent furniture to mini pendant lighting.

Today, we're going to explore a few of the many beautiful design details that can be added to upholstered furniture. From pleating to ring pulls, tufting and nailhead trim, exquisitely worked details can bring a lovely custom look to upholstered pieces of all sorts. Please enjoy!

Thanks for letting me stop by.

~ Mari

Design Detail

This light-filled sitting area is awash in muted color and affords us a look at several upholstered furniture design details. The sofa, arm chair and leather pouf all show how versatile tufting is. Nailhead trim can be seen on the leather bench turned coffee table.

Design Detail

Here, a built-in banquette is beautiful with deep button tufting and inverted pleats on the wide skirting. A lovely tub chair has simple piping trim as a finish between fabric and wood. Modern pendant lighting and acrylic coffee table add a touch of glam to the space.

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This tall upholstered headboard in chic stripes is finished with nailhead trim. The workmanship is extraordinary. Notice the perfect positioning of the trim on the stripes.

Design Detail

A breakfast room done in black and white houndstooth gets custom upholstered dining chairs with rolled backs, button tufting, simple piping and corner kick pleats lined in white.

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This traditional arm chair has bias piping, nailhead trim and unexpected tiny pleats worked at the front corners of the seat—a lovely dressmaker touch.

Design Detail

Fine appliqué detailing can add a designer look to sofas and chairs with elegantly simple upholstery. As seen here, the key to successful implementation of this detail is meticulous workmanship.

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Designer Helen Amy Murray's upholstered chair is all about the detailing. She cut this floral design into the fabric by hand. Her work is simply stunning.

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Ring pulls are a perfect design detail for these elegant dining chairs covered in blue velvet. The oversized modern pendant light looks beautiful with the velvet and the antique mirror. Images 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8

What do you think of these upholstered furnishings? Leave us your comments below and be sure to stop by our website for more home decor and lighting inspiration every day!


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