Choose the best leather for upholstery
If you’re looking for new leather furniture, or reupholstery in leather, we have an excellent range of Hide leather – choose the right leather for your project: Types of Upholstery Leather There are four main types of upholstery leather: Aniline, Nubuck, Semi-Aniline and Pigmented. Aniline All aniline leathers are delicate and sensitive hides that are dyed through with only a light surface finish / protection leaving a very natural feel and appearance but are also vulnerable to marking, scratching and fading. Nature’s markings are part of the appeal of this type of leather and should be appreciated. Healed scars, bug bites, neck and belly wrinkle all contribute to the character of these very elegant leathers. Colour variation is a natural characteristic of any aniline leather and colours will vary from hide to hide and dye-lot to dye-lot. When pulled, stretched or used in tightly upholstered applications, expect the colour and sheen to vary on pull-up and distressed leathers. Anilines are not as colourfast as pigmented hides. Prolonged exposure to light and heat will cause aniline leathers to fade. A more careful maintenance and understanding of this type of leather is required by the customer to ensure that the leather is
Furniture Update: eco friendly faux leather
We are please to announce the launch of our new eco friendly materials PU (Polyurethane) Faux Leather ranges Torro and Torro Plus.
Commercial Furniture – Fabric Fire Retardancy
As commercial furniture suppliers, we’re frequently quizzed regarding the suitability of certain upholstery fabrics. Which fabrics are suitable for Schools, which for Village Halls? With the help of Bradbury Fabrics, we’ve compiled a list based on the recommendations of BS7176: 1991.