Reupholster Merry Widow

Little information has been passed down through the industry or indeed written about the history or origin of ‘Merry Widow’ settees or lounge furniture. We can only assume it is historically linked to the Austro-Hungarian opera the ‘Merry Widow’ which had its debut in 1906 and was marathon performing during the period. This would co-inside […]

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Sofas to Size – Reupholster

Sofas to Size evolved from Impact Designs, a company founded by Edger Hoppe in 1996. The business manufactured wholesale upholstered furniture and was located in Buckingham Drive Wangara. Rebecca Prosser joined the business in 2005 coinciding with the business name changing to Sofas to Size. This business marketed directly to the public selling from a […]

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Reupholster Art Deco Chairs

From our understanding these chairs were made in Czechoslovakia in the late 1920’s, manufacturer unknown. For their time the construction techniques used are quite advanced utilising a ‘push-in seat’ and back flutes located with spring-edge wire. However the most significant thing about these chairs is the general proportion and balance of the design. A client […]

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Reupholster Parker Furniture

Parker Furniture commenced operations in 1935 as Dagger & Parker formed by Alf Dagger and Jack Parker making chairs and cabinets fashioned from packing palettes. Post war they manufactured reproduction Queen Anne and Art Deco designs then Alf Dagger resigned and the business was renamed JW Parker and then Parker Furniture. Tony Parker joined the […]

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