Category Archives: 2015 | The English Sofa Company Blog

Latest trends and tips for 2015 | The English Sofa Company

Autumn Decor Ideas

Autumn is here! And whilst we are mourning the loss of the summer months, there is no denying that we are quite excited for the cosy jumpers, trick-or-treaters and most importantly, the run up to Christmas! To help you get your home into the autumnal spirit, we have popped together a mood board full of […]

Brief History of the Wing Chair

The Wing Chair began its long ancestry during the 1600’s, however, it was not until the late 1720’s that its popularity really began to take off. It was originally invented as a comfortable seat option that would prevent drafts from reaching the upper parts of the body, or to protect against the blustering heat of […]

Working with ITV’s Rebuild Our Home

Last night we tuned in like proud parents to watch a new episode of ITV’s “Rebuild Our Home”, in which two of our sofas where featured in the programme to help refurbish the Bruce family living room. The Bruce family, from Johnstone, Scotland, were in need of a helping hand after disaster struck on Christmas […]

Minimalist Décor Ideas

If you are a firm believer in the ‘tidy mind – tidy room’ ethos of life, you will generally love minimalist décor styles. There are many approaches to this décor/lifestyle choice and we’ve popped a few of them below for either inspiration – or simply a point in the right direction. Mad for Monochrome The […]

A Starters Guide to Shabby Chic

Shabby chic styles decoration has made a massive comeback in recent years, and for good reason – the trend allows you to experiment with D.I.Y. techniques and celebrates imperfections – which means you can save yourself a massive amount of money by pulling together a wide range of pieces, which hugely range in prices. You […]

The How To of Scatter Cushions

Scatter cushions are the perfect way to either completely change your room, or simply add the finishing touches. They range massively in price, so if you do want to use these as a feature in your space – maybe you would like to invest much more of your budget in to them – but if […]

5 Home Design Trends for 2015

There could be some curve balls in the interior design trends for 2015 over the coming 12 months – we’re all living in an economy finding its feet again after several turbulent years, and that means you can expect to see plenty of self-indulgence in many of the main interior design trends. Sitting Comfortably First […]