Traditional Heritage with a Twist!

The Chesterfield Sofa really does represents true British heritage; our long standing tradition of beautiful pieces, crafted at an unprecedented level of fine craftsmanship and detail. At Robinson of England this is something embedded within our roots; to craft stunning classic styles to the highest level of quality! We endeavour to craft our pieces in the traditional manner, using solid beechwood frames and coil spring to not only create a superbly comfortable piece but longevity also!
 brown leather chesterfield example



 With their very regal and striking presence the Chesterfield sofa makes a stunning focal point in any room or even to compliment other pieces and styles in the room. Renowned for there Straight arms and back to give a bold and comfortable seat. While traditionally being fully buttoned with stunning studded arm facings and borders give then their beautiful sense of luxury.
Take Our deep red wine Wilmington chesterfield sofa, a Stunning Timeless style with great character and comfort. Fully buttoned with a wide buttoned border and finished in our renowned hand dyed leather, hear in a deep red wine with contrasting brass studding.



 Interiors have grown and changed greatly from the 18th Century town houses and grand manor houses. With years of style and design evolving over hundreds of years and many styles being revived. These can all be seen in modern interior design, with either an entire room in a style of styles blended together.
In a previous article we discussed Eclectictism and how the blending of styles from various time periods can create a stunning and cultured interior, with the chesterfield sofa standing as a beautiful and versatile piece within these amazing interiors.





Along with the mixing of pieces from different periods of time and style; you can also take a classically traditional piece, such as the chesterfield sofa, and give it a modern twist to tie in with more a contemporary interior.
Take our stunning Goderich Chesterfield Sofa, Finished here with a more simple flat seat and upholstered in a wonderful Light Grey linen without studding. This gives the piece amore modern elegance which would tie in wonderfully with a heritage style interior or even a more contemporary design.




Alternatively modern interiors can be styles around a traditional chesterfield sofa by creating more of a modern heritage style. This style is somewhere between the traditional 18th century decor and the now more contemporary style.
Here we have our stunning Milena chesterfield sofa sitting in a modern yet classic design. With the large contemporary fireplace and angular book shelf giving a more edgy modern feel. While that stunning tree trunk support and exposed brick work create a more rural and traditional feel. Complimenting the timeless chesterfield sofas mix of straight arms and back with the wonderful patina of the leather.




Here we have another stunning example of a heritage interior but rather than modern features, patterns and flashes of colour have been used to give this beautiful room a more modern feel. With two of our Devonshire Chesterfields dressed with colourful cushions and throws, accompanied by two bold patterned chairs.
This room puts a wonderful twist onto a classic British heritage style, giving a lovely elegant room a modern dash of energy.




Finally, here we have heritage at its most traditional, with our Rockingham Chippendale sofa in situ as a focal point.  Here in our un-dyed natural leather rather than traditional browns or tan.
This gives the piece not only an interesting appearance but it compliments the surrounding colours of pastel shades beautifully. With two contrasting chairs again upholstered in a soft lilac. This room has superb character without being overpowered by traditional dark colours and heavy wooden furniture; instead opting for more elegant pieces and colours.










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