home: event [ upholstery classes ]

home: event [ upholstery ]

Set in East London this upholstery workshop and school offer a wealth of courses with great guidance and expertise.

The Shoreditch Design Rooms are based at 2-4 Scawfell Street,
E2 8NG
(just off Hackney Road)

They say;

Shoreditch Design Rooms has established itself as the most innovative and successful upholstery training centre in the country, offering small class sizes, expert tuition and direct links for its students to the design and furniture industries. Giving our students the experience, knowledge and expertise on one hand whilst encouraging them to think for themselves and to be bold and creative on the other is the basis of what we try to do here. We care about our students deeply – please find out about the many different ways we offer far more and go way beyond the normal hours and standard syllabuses of each upholstery course and class.

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home: event [ upholstery course ]

home: event [ upholstery ]

We love what The Good Life Centre offer in their ranges of creative course. This year has an abundance of upholstery courses, so if you fancy creating something for your home, have a chair that you’ve been ‘meaning on covering’ for years, want to learn a new skill or simply love to get creative – have a browse of the courses available throughout the year. A mix of courses, different lengths, anything from a one day course to a one year course.

Book now to avoid missing out

The Goodlife Centre

49/55 Great Guildford Street

London

SE1 0ES

home: featured [ The Restoration ]

home: featured [ The Restoration ]

This London based store is a treasure trove of goodies for the home. The Restoration is an online store with a showroom in Stoke Newington, full of vintage and bespoke furniture, home accessories and lighting.

The website has a well put together collection of items, old & new with emphasis on vintage and Mid Century. The Restoration also offers an upholstery service, all carried out in their London workshop.

Our favourites include their basket range, rugs and sofas.

the-restoration.com 

home: featured [ Joyful Home Company ] 

home: featured [ Joyful Home Company ] 

Definitely a good time to shop with new-to-the-interiors-retail-market online store, Joyful Home Company, who from their recent opening has seen them grow and grow in design, style and more and more gorgeous products. 

Explore their range of departments including lighting, furniture and wallpaper. The products are unique and quirky; investment pieces of furniture to make a statement in the home, gorgeous fun soft furnishings to be bold in the home and great colourful prints to adorn your walls in your home.  

Our top tip is to head to the wallpaper department for incredible designs to choose from. From bricks to illustrated scenes to monstera leaves and tile work – the statement these would make in a room is incredible.

Joyful Home Company also offer an upholstery service, just drop them a line to find out more or arrange to visit them in their Essex based studio.

They say; 

OUR PHILOSOPHY OF JOY It’s often the little things in life that bring the most happiness : an unexpected bunch of flowers, a compliment from an old friend, a beautiful scrap of fabric found at the bottom of a drawer…What makes you happy is as individual to you as your fingerprint. We believe that your home should bring you happiness and you should feel free to create the home that inspires you, motivates you and reflects you. It’s not about fashions or trends, but creating a space in which you can feel pure joy.



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home: favourite thing [ vintage cocktail chair ] 

Absolutely loving this beauty of a vintage find – a gorgeous original 1950s cocktail chair from super cool new online homeware store The Joyful Home Company. 

A great addition to your home at just £150 

In great vintage condition as is but if you fancy an alternative colour or pattern, these talented folks also offer an upholstery service. Along side upholstery and vintage pieces, the store also offer a beautiful curated range of other homewares including lighting, prints and cushions.

home: favourite thing [ vintage Danish armchair ] 

home: favourite thing [ vintage Danish armchair ] 

Add another to list of go-to favourite home interiors shop websites – The Joyful Home Company (just launched!) is a must for carefully it’s curated selection of prints, accessories, wallpapers and their own beautifully reupholstered vintage chairs department. 

Our favourite pick from this exciting new store is this utterly gorgeous, incredibly restored large grey Danish armchair, midcentury in style and perfectly reupholstered to keep its characteristics and charm of the era. 

A must invest at £795 but a worthwhile investment. 

home: event [ The School of Stuff ]

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home: event [ The School of Stuff ]

The School of Stuff is a studio dedicated to teaching furniture crafts in Dalston, with courses including cabinetmaking, furniture restoration, upholstery and rag rug making. Based in an old industrial building on Shacklewell Lane, The School of Stuff is a great place to try your hand at a new skill, with all courses run by experienced tutors. You can choose anything from a weekend taster up to a two year course, which means there’s something for everyone.

Head to theschoolofstuff.co.uk to see availability and prices.