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Design details: Skirts and fringing

Design details: Skirts and fringing

Home / Blog / About Kingcome Sofas PUBLISHED 29/10/2019 Design details: Skirts and fringing Skirts and fringing are finishing touches now experiencing a resurgence following years of minimalist design. The traditional look of skirts and the opulence of fringes have...
Kingcome’s sewing team

Kingcome’s sewing team

Home / Blog / About Kingcome Sofas PUBLISHED 02/10/2019 Kingcome’s sewing team 2019 sees an important milestone for the sewing team, with Maggie celebrating her 40th anniversary with Kingcome Sofas. These forty years have seen many furniture models created, and...
Kingcome’s fabric cutting team

Kingcome’s fabric cutting team

Home / Blog / About Kingcome Sofas PUBLISHED 17/09/2019 Kingcome’s fabric cutting team Our highly skilled team of fabric cutters have over 100 years’ experience between them. Fabric cutting is a creative process, and Kingcome’s highly skilled team handle a huge...
Design details: Wood finishes

Design details: Wood finishes

Home / Blog / About Kingcome Sofas 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...
Reducing our environmental impact

Reducing our environmental impact

Home / Blog / About Kingcome Sofas 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...
Focus on details: Castors

Focus on details: Castors

Home / Blog / About Kingcome Sofas 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...
The Kingcome frameshop

The Kingcome frameshop

Home / Blog / About Kingcome Sofas 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....
Paul Mitchelmore, Head Upholsterer

Paul Mitchelmore, Head Upholsterer

Home / Blog / About Kingcome Sofas 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...
Paul Milton, Head Frame Maker

Paul Milton, Head Frame Maker

Home / Blog / About Kingcome Sofas PUBLISHED 01/05/2019 Paul Milton, Head Frame Maker Paul Milton oversees a team of 9 in Kingcome Sofas’ frameshop, where he has worked for the past 18 years. Paul originally ran his own business, including carrying out woodturning for...
The Kingcome design team

The Kingcome design team

Home / Blog / About Kingcome Sofas PUBLISHED 15/04/2019 The Kingcome Design Team Kingcome’s Design Director is Frank Phipps. Brian and Lesley Kingcome asked Frank to join the company in 1971, appreciating that Franks background in wooden yacht building perfectly...
Pattern matching

Pattern matching

Home / Blog / About Kingcome Sofas PUBLISHED 08/04/2019 Pattern matching Kingcome Sofas is renowned for its unrivalled pattern matching and fabric cutting expertise. Our skilled craftspeople are dedicated specialists in their individual disciplines having honed their...
James Lawton, Showroom Manager

James Lawton, Showroom Manager

James Lawton, Kingcome Showroom Manager Home / Blog / About Kingcome Sofas PUBLISHED 08/04/2019 James has been with Colefax group for 15 years and managed our Kingcome showroom in Chelsea for past 12 years. James brings a wealth of knowledge on fabrics, furniture...
The Kingcome showroom

The Kingcome showroom

The Kingcome showroom Home / Blog / About Kingcome Sofas PUBLISHED 01/04/2019 Kingcome Sofas’ showroom has been based on the Fulham Road in Chelsea since the early 1970s; situated in the heart of the capital surrounded by the finest interiors brands, restaurants and...
One-off furniture design

One-off furniture design

Home / Blog / About Kingcome Sofas PUBLISHED 25/03/2019 One-off furniture design Designing bespoke, one-off furniture is a different challenge to our standard creation process, but a challenge welcomed by Kingcome Sofas nonetheless. Interior designers and private...
Made to Measure Furniture

Made to Measure Furniture

Home / Blog / About Kingcome Sofas PUBLISHED 25/02/2019 Made to Measure Furniture At the time of Kingcome Sofas 1971 origin, upholstered furniture was generally mass produced or bespoke handmade by small local makers. Lesley Kingcome saw a market niche for a made to...
Bespoke Work for Interior Designers

Bespoke Work for Interior Designers

Home / Blog / About Kingcome Sofas PUBLISHED 18/02/2019 Bespoke Work for Interior Designers At Kingcome Sofas we have decades of experience working with leading interior designers on prestigious, yet often confidential, projects. Our beautifully crafted and...
Made in England

Made in England

Home / Blog / About Kingcome Sofas PUBLISHED 04/02/2019 Made in England At Kingcome Sofas we take great pride in our furniture being genuinely Made in England. Our sofas and chairs are made from start to finish in our Devon workshop by our team of experienced and...