The first of our monthly instalments rounding up the very best sofas for January 2019, featuring velvet buttoned-back classics and modern dome-like designs.
With historical links to royalty, velvet has long been a symbol of luxury. Said to hail from the Middle East, it gained popularity in Europe thanks to the Italians who jumped on the bandwagon during the Renaissance. For a long time, though, it carried a premium that made it exclusive to nobility.
Renowned for their fine detail, meticulous patternwork and beautiful colour palettes, Liberty Art Fabrics is recognised worldwide as a pioneering force in print design and textile innovation. A branch of the original Liberty emporium on London’s Regent Street, Arthur Liberty began working with local artisans alongside the exotic goods he was importing from the Far East […]