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The Claude sofa and chair

The Claude sofa and chair

Home / Blog PUBLISHED 10/09/2019 The Claude sofa and chair Georgian in inspiration, the Claude sofa and chair are enduringly popular. With elegant, neat proportions and gracefully sweeping arms, the Claude is a stylish formal piece which perfectly suits smaller...
Design details: Braids and Trimmings

Design details: Braids and Trimmings

Home / Blog PUBLISHED 03/09/2019 Design details: Braids and trimmings Passementerie, originating in France in the 16th Century, is the art of making elaborate trimmings or edgings of applied braid, cord, embroidery, silk or beads to clothing or furnishings. The...
The Oxford and Cambridge sofas

The Oxford and Cambridge sofas

Home / Blog PUBLISHED 28/08/2019 The Oxford and Cambridge sofas   Kingcome’s Oxford and Cambridge sofas present a crisp, modernist design. Finely boned, they are elegant and sophisticated, creating a strong style statement in many settings. The contemporary crisp...
Design details: Underframes

Design details: Underframes

Home / Blog PUBLISHED 20/08/2019 Design details: Underframes A number of our sofa, chair and stool models sit on feature wood underframes as standard: resulting in a strong, contemporary edge to the designs. The crisp design lines of an underframe give a definitive...
Corner sofas and chaises

Corner sofas and chaises

Home / Blog PUBLISHED 12/08/2019 Corner sofas and chaises Corner sofas are increasingly popular; optimising seating in available space and offering a less formal style of seating arrangement. They allow great comfort with no compromise on Kingcome Sofas’ style and...
Our Knightsbridge chair

Our Knightsbridge chair

Home / Blog PUBLISHED 07/08/2019 Our Knightsbridge chair The Knightsbridge chair by Kingcome is a quintessentially English chair. Perfect for larger bedrooms or a study, this compact occasional chair reflects classic Edwardian influences in its design. Elegant scroll...
Design details: Wood finishes

Design details: Wood finishes

Home / Blog PUBLISHED 29/07/2019 Design details: Wood finishes The wood finish of legs, feet and underframes can markedly contribute to the character and style of your chosen furniture; and are worthy of as much care and consideration as your choice of model or...
A Kingcome Sofas bestseller – the Stratford

A Kingcome Sofas bestseller – the Stratford

Home / Blog PUBLISHED 15/07/2019 A Kingcome Sofas bestseller – the Stratford The enduring popularity of the Stratford makes it Kingcome’s best selling model. Based on traditional Edwardian designs, the Stratford embodies timeless and luxurious country living....
Reducing our environmental impact

Reducing our environmental impact

Home / Blog PUBLISHED 09/07/2019 Reducing our environmental impact At Kingcome Sofas we are passionate about reducing the impact our furniture production has on the environment.    We are proud to have recently been awarded a carbon reduction certificate for our use...
Our new Lloyd chairs

Our new Lloyd chairs

Home / Blog PUBLISHED 02/07/2019 Our new Lloyd chairs   A recent addition, our Lloyd chairs are an elegant, contemporary and versatile design. We make our Lloyd chairs in a dining chair and a carver variant, both of which are eminently suitable for use as occasional...
Focus on details: Castors

Focus on details: Castors

Home / Blog PUBLISHED 24/06/2019 Focus on details: Castors   The smallest details can significantly alter the look and feel of Kingcome Sofas furniture, as well as its practicality. Castors are one such detail, enabling easier movement of heavy sofas, but also a...
The Anderson and Mayfair sofas

The Anderson and Mayfair sofas

Home / Blog PUBLISHED 18/06/2019 The Anderson and Mayfair sofas   Originally designed in the early 1970s for a Mr Anderson in New York, the Anderson sofa has proved an enduring favourite with Kingcome clients. This comfortable, stylish sofa is versatile in design,...
Fabric selection

Fabric selection

Home / Blog PUBLISHED 11/06/2019 Fabric selection   Kingcome Sofas has been proudly part of the Colefax Group of luxury fabric brands since 1989, and our Chelsea based Kingcome showroom displays the full range of Colefax Group fabrics, as well as our own Kingcome...
The Fairfax sofa

The Fairfax sofa

Home / Blog PUBLISHED 05/06/2019 The Fairfax sofa   Our refined and elegant Fairfax sofa was inspired by an antique piece of furniture. Originally designed and made for a Colefax photo shoot, the resultant interest led to the introduction of the Fairfax as a Kingcome...
The Kingcome frameshop

The Kingcome frameshop

Home / Blog PUBLISHED 29/05/2019 The Kingcome frameshop   At the hidden heart of our furniture are our carefully crafted furniture frames. All Kingcome frames are individually crafted from American and European sustainably harvested hardwoods. Frames are designed and...
Seat fillings

Seat fillings

Home / Blog PUBLISHED 21/05/2019 Seat fillings At Kingcome Sofas, your cushion specification can be as individual as your furniture. We offer a choice of three cushion filling variants, each of which provides a different ‘sit’. Foam and Dacron is a comfortable, robust...
Paul Mitchelmore, Head Upholsterer

Paul Mitchelmore, Head Upholsterer

Home / Blog PUBLISHED 13/05/2019 Paul Mitchelmore, Head Upholsterer Paul is one of the longest-serving members of the team, having started work with us in 1981 when Kingcome Sofas was based in the historic mill town of Buckfastleigh. Overseeing the upholstery team,...