Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Leather Sofas, Leather Couches, Leather Loveseats & Chairs

Some very nice and unusual sofas, couches, chairs, tables, and other items like tea carts or bar carts are shown on the DDC site. Use their slideshow feature to see all the examples. www.ddcnyc.com

Don't forget the good ole Pottery Barn for mail order and online furniture purchases. They tend to change what they offer on a regular basis, so if you see something you want, don't hesitate to order it.If you get near Memphis, ck the outlet stores there. William Sanoma, Pottery Barn, Chambers, and a couple other mail order home and garden stores are all owned by the same company and shipped out of Memphis because of FedEx, so there are a couple of outlet stores for these companies there.

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For very creative Italian doors, see the Arredo Italiano site. They say that "In 1996 Arredo Italiano introduced in the USA interior doors from Italy. The company's president and founder Enrico Cavaciocchi designed many of the models seen on the collections presented there. The company's philosophy "The door as a piece of furniture" is a direct reflection of the Italian approach to interior design.The broad selection of styles and models offers the client the possibility to choose between different collections. " Be sure to see the section on Glass Doors.

Roche Bobois French furniture with a definite flair and elegance. I patterned my locally built custom sofa after one in one of their magazine ads. www.roche-bobois.com

Ligne Roset has grown from a small business making bentwood walking sticks founded by Antoine Roset in 1860 in Montagnieu, France to a multinational contemporary furnishings company with factories in France, headquarters in Briord, France and totaling more than 200 exclusive Ligne Roset stores and 1,000 retail distributors worldwide. 2004 marks the 21st year of Ligne Roset in North America. Responding to the demand for Ligne Roset products in the US, Canada, and Mexico, 19 exclusive Ligne Roset stores — Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, La Jolla, Las Vegas, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Palm Springs, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Scottsdale, Seattle, Washington DC, and Mexico City — and 21 retail distributors have been established.

Urban Leather, Built for Living, Built for Life, Fine Leather Furniture for Everyday Life.

Since 1904, the men and women at Grange Furniture in France have expressed their love of cabinetmaking through expertise, a skilled hand and experience, drawing on an inherited tradition. Look inside their "Maisons de famille" and find out how to live "à la française"--order a catalog online or view the products in several languages online.

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Agio International, a company recognized worldwide for impeccable quality and superior service in outdoor furniture and accessories. With five factories in China, they offer many styles of patio and outdoor furniture and furnishings.

If you don't find what you need above, this site in Switzerland might have it, you can call them for the nearest de Sede Furniture dealer.

If what you seek is leather furniture, in the U.S. you might find it at from Elite Leather.black_leather_sofa.jpgLeather Sofa

Directions--Another U.S. company with contemporary goods to order online. Really frustrating website as you have to know the sofa's collection name to see it. Nutty.

If you are in the South of the U.S., pay a visit to the mega design center of the universe, DCOTA Design Center of the Americas

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Dialogica Furniture has a website that will try your patience, but they do have some nice designs. The female partner of the design duo says she is the American born daughter of a mother who was a wonderful Dutch artist and a Chino-Indonesian father who traveled the world before settling in America. Sergio is a true Italian with all his cultural background She moved to Italy and met Sergio when she had just completed a program at Domus Academy in Milan. This was after graduating from Cornell University where she studied architecture and interior design (you're impressed--right?). Sergio's time back then was divided between Africa where he was working as a geologist researching land for agricultural development and Italy where he was cultivating his sense of curiosity for industrial design. They founded Dialogica in 1989 after Sergio moved to New York. Frustrating Flash based site. See their furniture at

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22Modern--They have Italian style contemporary leather sofas just like I want and I think the prices are great. Just a couple years ago I could not find any cool circular sofas online for under 7 grand, now there are many selections. LA Furniture seems to have good customer service so far. This is wonderful. My requested color swatches came at no cost (small but adequate) and they have many many styles of modern and ultra contemporary sofas and sectionals. I think they have just what I want !

LA Furniture Store--seems to be owned by the same people as the above online store. Similar leather chairs, sofas, and furnishings but prices may vary slightly. They have all sorts of streamline sofas and other leather and microfiber sectionals. It is really amazing how many color choices they offer. You can call and ask about colors not shown. www.lafurniturestore.comleather-furniture Leather Couches

AMC Sofa --an array of ultra modern leather sofas that will make you dizzy with delight. All their prices include shipping which is unusual. Contemporary and modern Italian leather furniture, high quality leather and microfiber sofas, sofa sectionals, Le Corbusier and Barcelona leather sofas at discounted prices . They deliver to your home nationwide using 'White Glove' delivery services w/ in home placement. In order to help keep your price low, you can choose Standard Leather 100% genuine leather on all seating surfaces and areas generally touched while sitting. The back panels and side panels would be upholstered with a premium vinyl match which is color - matched at the same time the real leather is dyed. Your sofa can be upgraded to full leather for an additional cost. Here you find a great selection of leather sofas, sectional sofas, loveseats, chaises, chairs, custom made leather sofa sets, beautiful reproductions of modern classics design by Le Corbusier, Barcelona sofa and chair by Mies Van der Roche, Bibendum by Eileen Gray, Eames, Arthe sectional and Chesterfield . Their selection is outstanding, and can be customized to your specifications. Deliver is to your home nationwide. These prices look fantastic to me and the styles are really cool. AMC Sofa is located in California and the leather furniture is shipped from there. You will find Italian style, Euro style modern sofas at prices that are a fraction of the actual imported item.

Modernline Furniture--another obnline only shop that sells knock-offs of Italian looking designs and various contemporary leather furniture. The Designer Series offers Leather Le Corbusier Style Chairs. They offer Barcelona Style Leather Contemporary Sectional Sofas too. They have side chairs and an Ultra Modern White Leather Lounger - Rocking Chair Modern Line Furniture offers all sorts of close-oputs, specials, and discount multi-piece leather sofa specials. They seem to seel lounge type furniture to bars and restaurants too. The white leather circular sofas are a special feature and come in many configurations. www.modernlinefurniture.commodilar sofa

Natuzzi produces over 400 different models in casual contemporary, modern and classic styles, at all price points, in all versions (sofas, armchairs, recliners, motion models, sofa-beds and sectional models) and offers a selection of 480 coverings between leather and microfibre: According to Natuzzi they have the widest and most complete collection of sofas available on the market. Natuzzi leans towards formal and classic styles, not the ultra modern or hip contemporary styles or colors. Few have loose cushions. This is a BIG company; according to them, every day, 4000 people across the world choose a Natuzzi product to furnish their home. Pretty amazing statistics !! The do not sell online, you will find Natuzzi dealers all over the world. www.natuzzi.comHome-Furniture-Leather-Sofa

American Leather--they make stylish circular sofas in cool colors of leather. Also lots of rectangular and L-shaped sectional sofas.The do not sell online but the website has a zip code dealer locator. I am going to call Malouf's near me to get a price on the sofa shown here right now. They seem to be a higher end leather sofa company and only offer the 100% leather sectionals. No leather/vinyl hybrids. You can read about the designers of the individual sofas and a lot of info on the high end Swedish leathers that they offer in tons of colors. The Menlo Park sectional sofa shown here has a matching curved bookcase that you can use on the back side of the sofa. This combo would make a great room-divider piece of furniture.