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New Trend The De-constructed Wing Back Chair

on 26 August 2015

NEW UPHOLSTERY TREND JUST ARRIVED IN THE UK

Followers of RECOVER know that we enjoy keeping abreast of new ideas & trends, especially if it means we can up-cycle unwanted items into desirable, vibrant & exciting saleable goods.

The “De-constructed”Vintage Wing-Back Chair

Already making the front pages in U.S. glossy magazines & a very popular signature statement in fashionable New York Loft Apartment & Warehouse conversions – these interior decorator’s dreams have now arrived in Welwyn Garden City Hertfordshire.

RECOVER Team turn these:                                       into these:

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Under the supervision of our master upholsterer Kamil, over several sessions & a couple of months, the Team selected a stunning combination of high end designer fabrics & created something very special indeed – here is a visual account:

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Legs removed & frame stripped all the way down to bare wood, sanded then stained ready for the next step.

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Reclaimed Hessian and fire retardant foam (multiple layers to create a firm, lush & extra padded finish) finally all wrapped in soft Dacron in preparation for the cover. 

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A selection of amazing reclaimed designer fabrics all stitched together to make patchwork covers – starting with the arms & wings – prior to webbing & making ready the seat & back sections.

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Receiving vigorous testing & quality control….

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Shown from different angles to demonstrate what we mean by “de-constructed”. 

This one caused quite a stir & was sold prior to completion to Andrea who came along a few times to watch its progress – Recover are very happy to announce that we are working on others all the time to try and keep up with demand.

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Naturally, each will be completely unique – can’t wait to see what fabric selections the Team use to upholster the next one with!

 

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