Upholstery Brands with the Best High-End Designer Fabric & Leather Choices
When it comes to the most fabulous upholstery, that piece that just makes the room while offering up much-needed comfort and quality, one of the most essential elements is its covering. So if you are looking for the perfect sofa, chair, bench, stool, etc., this article is for you. Read on for our favorite top upholstery brands with the best high-end designer fabric and leather selections. Not only do all of these brands make beautifully designed upholstered furniture of the highest quality, but they also offer the most expansive, best-curated, and easily accessible fabric and leather covering options to fit every taste, from simple, serene quality to the wildest treasurable works of textile art.
Luxury Upholstery Brands with the Best Textile Offerings & Tools for High-End Designer Fabric & Leather Choices
At KOKET, textiles are deeply ingrained in the heart of the brand! From the finest raw silk and velvets in the most beautiful rainbow of colors to the most exotic leathers and even textile feathers, KOKET offers one of the industry’s most elaborate and enticing collections of high-end designer upholstery fabric and leather choices ready to adorn their beautifully crafted beds, sofas, chairs, stools, ottomans, and benches. A true haute-couture home decor master.
“In the new Fendi Casa line, beauty finds its purpose in objects with the highest craftsmanship. This is our idea of interior design: elegant and light, classic yet innovative,” says the brand’s creative director Silvia Venturini Fendi. We needn’t say more! Except to add that in true Fendi style, the Fendi Casa Collection offers just the textile collection you would imagine, filled with rich and enticing options.
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A legacy of quality, Baker Interiors Group has been crafting beautiful home decor since 1890. Constantly innovating, partnering with top interior design names, and offering an ever-consistent level of quality and craftsmanship, Baker is an industry staple. As for its textiles, Baker offers a carefully curated collection. One including over 700 of the best high-end designer upholstery fabrics and leathers.
At Holly Hunt, “artistry lives in the details”! For nearly four decades, the woman and the brand have been a strong voice in the luxury furniture industry. A brand that is always true to its belief that “well-designed spaces enrich one’s life experience, that quality of materials and craftsmanship can never be compromised, and that supporting our clients with the tools and resources to create beautiful environments is the ultimate reward.” Also, a powerful textile brand at its roots. Holly Hunt’s fabric and leather collections are notable, to say the very least!
With the taglines “transforming spaces” and “crafted for humans,” respectively, Natuzzi Italia and Natuzzi Editions offer furniture with endlessly easy-going and beautifully designed upholstery. Crafted in its home country of Italy by skilled hands and with over 60 years of industry history, Natuzzi and leather have always gone hand in hand, making it one of the most sought-after leather upholstery brands. Additionally, the brand also offers a robust materials collection of hi-tech, eco-friendly, and overarchingly quality fabrics.
ROBERTO CAVALLI HOME
Renowned for exotic textiles, this list of brands all about high-end designer upholstery fabric would not be complete without Roberto Cavalli Home. A master of craftsmanship and edgy design, the Italian brand’s collection of modular sofas, chairs, and poufs adorned with statement textiles is ready to bring out your wild side.
Since 1958 Arcahorn has been making a name for itself in the world of luxury furniture, especially when it comes to the use of exquisite finish materials, with horn, of course, being the most unique. If you are looking for your sofa to be more than just beautiful textiles, which of course the Italian brand also offers, then Arcahorn is for you.
MOORE & GILES
“Handcrafted leather furniture made to last for generations” is what Virginia, USA-based designer upholstery brand is all about. If leather is your upholstery covering of choice, Moore & Giles is a master of the trade. Each leather hide has its own natural characteristics and subtle differences, and it is in there that every piece in the brand’s collection becomes one-of-a-kind.
Creating understated and elegant objects is Poltrona Frau’s forte. Whether indoors, outdoors, or on the sea by way of a yacht, this Italian-based furniture brand first started creating in 1912. With craftsmanship and innovation at its core, it is no surprise it has its own textile research and development department. From their signature, Pelle Frau “Leathership” to the Poltrona Frau textile collection, high-end designer upholstery is ever-present.
Showcasing the best in the classic and modern Italian furniture and lighting design industry, Nella Vetrina’s luxury collections are created by world-renowned designers, local craftsmen, and virtuoso glass makers. Regarding upholstery, leather produced from the finest European hides is one of the brand’s most notable offerings. With offices in New York and Italy, Nella Vetrina is sure to be a win if you are looking for high-end designer upholstery.
We are oh so lucky that the Roche family and Chouchan family, both passionate about furniture, met in 1950. A meeting that led to the launch of Roche Bobois in 1960. Now over 60 years later, the Paris-based furniture brand is renowned in the industry for its beautiful contemporary designs and impeccable craftsmanship. Perhaps most notable in the realm of Roche Bobois and textiles is the brand’s cushion-based Mah Jong collection, designed by Hans Hopfer in 1971.
With a history spanning over 130 years, Bernhardt furnishings are almost instantly recognizable to those who know the brand. Based in North Carolina, USA, Bernhardt is a luxury heritage brand with a passion for inspired design and uniquely beautiful materials. Offering a curated selection of the world’s finest fabrics and leathers, Bernhardt’s textile collection is all about bringing comfort, luxury, and character.
One of the world’s largest privately owned manufacturers of high-end residential furniture, Century is a leading US upholstery brand. Since 1947, Century has been creating casegoods and upholstery at its state-of-the-art facilities in North Carolina. Through partnerships with top interior designers, the brand has established itself as an industry leader. And when it comes to textiles, this brand offers an immense collection of fabrics and leathers.
Dedicated to creating spaces where people love to be, Knoll is a modern design legend. Since 1938 the brand has brought people together to create inspired objects and spaces while always focusing on modern design. Offering workplace and residential products, Knoll’s designs inspire, evolve, and endure. Knoll is synonymous with quality modern textiles. A consistent pioneer and innovator, brand founder Florence Knoll founded KnollTextiles in 1947. She established a practice of collaborating with designers and publicly crediting them for their work, forever changing the language of modern textiles.
Design is a family affair at Frag. Making leather furniture and representing the essence of the meaning behind “made in Italy“, Frag is an expert at its craft. Known for blending creativity, tradition, innovation, fine materials, and elegant, contemporary design, Frag’s story began in 1921. The brand’s leather processing skills have become the Italian art of living. Thus Frag’s collection of leather, along with fabrics, and various other materials, is one to note.
Established in 1952, Moroso offers an artisanal approach to manufacturing and extraordinary creativity in its sofas, armchairs, and furnishing accessories. An haute-couture genius on the international high-end designer furnishings scene. Moroso partners with various talented designers to create his iconic collection while always painting an unmistakable Moroso style. While the brand does not offer a textile collection in the same sense as the other brands on this list, Moroso offers something unique. A collection of designs in which upholstery frame and covering are one.
Words by Anna Beck Bimba