I noticed that the Lee Industries versions of this piece (3278-XX sofa, apt sofa and loveseat) are consistently 42″ deep, varying only in terms of length. Cannot find a true custom making place. $10-$20K to furnish a living room? He is short gutted. Explore. For a sectional with a separate cushion i usually do a combo blend-down because it has a little more body. See how our furniture is made. Thank you.ReplyCancel, I recommend a spring down cushion. Where the framing was harvested. I don’t own a single piece that wasn’t a hand-me-down. That’s why.ReplyCancel, Hi Laurel, Thank you for this article. Lee Industries. As succinctly as possible, I’ve become a full-time blogger with a hefty 5 figure subscription list and well over 500,000 page views a month and 250,000 unique visitors. Love our group on FB and looking forward to seeing everyone’s posts! Thanks for your insights!ReplyCancel. If we are talking “traditional” we need to go back to the time of Louis XVI in France and that’s circa 1780 or below in England to the furniture maker Thomas Chippendale. But this is the number one sofa that’s most often specified. Many years ago, I went on a field trip with my son Cale to John Jay Homestead in Katonah. ReplyCancel, Thanks Laurel. I do like them in certain situations and my philosophy has always been if someone truly loves something, it is never outdated.ReplyCancel, Hello Laurel, Please be sure to get an aniline PROTECTED leather; unless you like the beat up look. Can you tell me what range this one is in? 4999 Old Orchard Shopping Center J18 Skokie, Illinois 60077 Left Home Bank in Lahaska Pennsylvania sells all Lee furniture at 30 percent off retail, and if you don’t live in the area then you also don’t pay sales tax. I just discovered your blog and I have been reading it like a novel! Home Decor Styles. L3915-02 Leather Loveseat. Is that your definition of each one? If it’s less than 29″ you’ll be good. lol Unless you are exceedingly tall, 22-24″ should be way more comfortable. One of my pet peeves is when someone calls a sofa with a skirt, “traditional.” There is nothing at all traditional about a sofa with a skirt. But I can’t recommend anything. See my first email. ReplyCancel. It’s not the styling or fabric of the haven. Trading Areas: Sofas may be one of the most expensive pieces of furniture in a home. The Fabric Mill supplies handcrafted furniture from the American manufacturer, Lee Industries. I specify spring down for all upholstered sofas and club chairs. But, they are on the shortlist of vendors I can’t recommend highly enough in Laurel’s Rolodex. xo, LaurelReplyCancel, Excellent advice, Laurel. We pride ourselves on the fact we are your neighbors; we shop, eat, worship and spend our money here in … You may have to have the whole thing recovered in another fabric (unless you can find or get the same fabric) but even that’s cheaper than living with bad cushions. This really depends. There are two parlors in the home. I don’t have any recs for you.ReplyCancel, Just ran across this site and had a question about cushion durability and sag over time. Heat and sun can dry it out and cause cracking. Even with the feathers, NOT supportive in the least. I have rambunctious teenagers who are hard on the furniture. I love the Lee #1 you posted, and Lee has one similar with a track arm…but is only 39′ deep! But first. Unfortunately, a comfy chair with an ottoman or a chaise won’t satisfy him. That is all. Lee Industries. https://stickley.com/OurProducts_Details.cfm?id=10104&referrer=search&q=Haven&SearchSubmit=%C2%A0&finish=&Collection=, I would love to buy from Lee Industries. (part II of the paint collection). We found it helpful to write out the rules and what would happen if they were not adhered to. Great educational material and beautiful classic pieces! You see, we aren’t well to do…better than many, but we don’t have 10,000 for a sofa (We spent that much on our previous vehicle!!!). Confirming my decision to have a custom Chesterfield done. I recommend working with your sale’s associate or purchasing Lee from a source where you can do the COM (Customer’s Own Material) option. That tells me something. And then there’s style. It's quite possibly the most important piece of furniture in your home. I wonder if you’d weigh in on my dilemma: Do you think a contemporary sectional can work in a historic home? The Lawson arm sofa is probably the most common basic style. Thanks for stopping by and commenting! Condition is excellent, and it comes from a kidssmokepets-free home, no damage or anything. And that would be circa 1800. Sorry, couldn’t resist. I’d love to hear what you think. It is both soft and supportive and retains the shape of the cushion better than any other. Why not? The settee is less except for that Ralph Lauren fabric. Alyson Jon Interiors has a store location in Houston, TX. Thanks for being so thorough.ReplyCancel, Thanks so much Janene. Pure down and down/feather combination being two different things. I don’t mind it, my husband hates having to do it. Nine Fabulous Benjamin Moore Warm Gray Paint Colors, 21 Interior Design Mistakes You Need To Stop Making, 12 Farrow and Ball Colors For The Perfect English Kitchen, A Disturbing Bathroom Renovation Trend To Avoid. From Art & … I am in need of a new one and was wondering do you think skirted sofas are too outdated?ReplyCancel. Everyone else can scroll down to the good stuff. It sounds like you have a charming, albeit somewhat challenging situation. Can you tell who they are? Left Bank Home is an Exclusive Expert Dealer of LEE Industries Seating. ReplyCancel. As a follow-up, I am in real estate and working with a committee to come up with sofa selections for a lobby, the maximum depth is 26″ and I see there isn’t much out there, would you have any tips?ReplyCancel. https://laurelberninteriors.com/2016/06/12/open-concept-home-renovation/, And my best wishes for your grandson. Lee has the sunbrella fabrics… or is the rub count more important? In the 80’s the arms were really BIG sometimes. Like, where do you think they look best and where would you not use them. This is a custom-made Chesterfield I had made for a client in Scarsdale, NY 2 years ago. Thanks. This sofa from Lee is not only very beautiful, but feels totally luxurious and enveloping to sit in. They are passionate about sustainability from the components in their products including soy-based cushions, recycled metals & fibers, to their commitment to local businesses with a mission of … Size of the throw pillows. After all, you do spend most of your time on it. C2617-03 Slipcovered Sofa http://www.crateandbarrel.com/montclair-2-seat-sofa/s228879, I would stay away from the bulky ones that don’t have legs. Now it is partially engineered wood. Then, you need 18 yards of fabric at $50.00/yd = $900. I’m partial to clean lines so the track arm sofa caught my eye. You will probably be okay with a depth of 36″ The good news is that ERA sofas have a low arm. For instance it cannot be exposed to direct sunlight or will fade like crazy. (note as of 2018, this frame has been discontinued) The Russel Sofa. I don’t see a skirt! Really beautiful shop with antiques too. I’m about to purchase a Lee sofa and I was wondering what your favorite neutral fabric is. Lee Industries sofas and chairs are especially popular because of the transparent approach the company to takes to their construction and composition. Which one is your favorite? I’m happy to throw you a little life raft. Still don’t understand………do you mean springs in the seats are wrapped with down and feathers?? I’m telling you this to ask, is there a middle ground between cheap crap and a $3-5K sofa? I’ve been having a ridiculously hard time finding a sofa/couch with the dimensions I need. I mean, when you walk into your local Overpriced-R-us retail furniture store, don’t they usually have the manufacturer info on the label? I have admired this slip-covered track arm for at least seven years. There is a rip on the front bottom, right of sofa, but could be easily sewn. I wrote the dude who sent me the letter. My feeling is that this makes it more difficult to get clients because they are paying retail (unless you pass along your small discount) AND a fee to their decorator. The link worked today and I found a style I like!ReplyCancel. I recently had it steam cleaned. It was nice enough when we got it about 6 months ago, but the cushions are already breaking down. I have a grandson with full blown Hershbrungs disease, he has lost his large intestine his colon and part of his small intestine. What I was describing in my answer to Rebecca was seat cushions that have springs in the center, foam surrounding that and a down/feather overlay on the top and bottom of the cushion. 1) must be able to lay on it and not have your head or feet draped over the arms. Shop Lee Industries at Chairish, home of the best vintage and used furniture, decor and art. Engineered wood is exceedingly strong. I have three teenagers so I’m looking for wearability and cleaniblility . Skirt? L3907-44 Leather Two Cushion Four Back Sofa. Apartment Therapy recently shared this round up and we're excited to be included with great company! Arm height. They’re the ONLY ones I’ve found who have any type of worthwhile guarantee on their sofas/chairs. This is a Tuxedo Arm sofa from Lee Industries which we did below for the Bronxville sun room with a skirt. It`s professionally wrapped and stored. Perhaps take a look at Crate and Barrel. Thanks for sharing blog.ReplyCancel, Thanks so much for all of your useful advice on this site. Phone: 410-752-4212 410-752-4212 All down is constant fluffing. Did you discover a new one? Home Decor. I have a special-needs son. Alyson Jon Interiors | Powered by OmniVue® - www.microdinc.com | Site Map. Thanks so much again for sharing your expertise!ReplyCancel, Thank you but I have nothing to share because I’m not there to see what’s going on and if I was, there would be a hefty consultation fee. What If Your Room Plan Falls Apart In The Middle? To meet all of these criteria, we suggest checking out our sofas made in the USA. They CAN be trained and then it will spill over into other areas. I’m about to order a Lee sofa and am wondering if you specify spring down on seat cushions only or do you usually do the spring down package which has an all down back cushion plus the spring down seat cushion. Maybe it’s the style that makes it the best sofa. What is an average cost for a sofa like that one?ReplyCancel, Thanks so much Lisa. your own Pins on Pinterest. What do you think of the sofas by Roger+Chris or Roger and Chris http://www.rogerandchris.com/ ? I love the above sofas above but noticed none are skirted. That’s the problem with this country. I like these sofa styles; they all are very elegant and stylish.ReplyCancel. So – all that aside, I’d like the Lee sofa above the chesterfield.ReplyCancel, Hi Laurel – we currently have an upholstered sofa and love seat with an extremely deep seat ( almost 28 ” ) .We are looking into a leather sectional with a wedge corner and know it’s going to be an adjustment having a depth of 22 -24 inches. ReplyCancel, Thank you Laurel, very helpful.ReplyCancel, I am looking for a leather loveseat for my Family Room and would appreciate some advice. Thank you for your excellent post on sofa selection! This is what a traditional sofa looks like. I’m sorry, I wish I could help you but this is not a comment, it’s asking for help and I’m not doing any long distance consulting right now. My husband and I just purchased our first home and are slowly outfitting it. Some vendors get it and appreciate what we do and even offer sponsorships and others not only don’t realize when they have a good thing, but spit in its eye. This was the question I was going to ask…regarding price range. It seemed to fit in because it has always driven me nuts that sofas with skirts are considered traditional. It’s distinctive large round arm is the same height as the back. The most common size is a three-seat sofa which is usually +/- 84″. They’re coming. I Don’t Give A Flying Crap About Black Friday 2017 Hot Sales. It will be the same as a brand new sofa, but not necessarily a savings in money. Roger and Chris are new additions in Laurel’s Rolodex and I also used one or two of them in my new paint palette and home furnishings collection. I would definitely suggest working with a professional designer. It’s not the depth of the sofa, it’s the depth of the seat, the seat height, the pitch. ReplyCancel, I bought the Lee english rolled arm sofa above in a white linen/cotton blend. But just in terms of the ratio of how much we make a year versus how much we spend on one piece of furniture, if you know what I mean. Correct? Are there any tight turns. I cannot spend 10 grand but was hoping this one was less, or, could be less depending on the materials. All I know is that it’s hundreds. I worked with two custom upholstery makers and both used sinuous springs. Sure? I figure a company who doesn’t appreciate the free advertising they’ve been enjoying the last two or three years, isn’t one I want to recommend. Lee is now my vendor of choice. And would you be able to recommend a reputable dealer in Westchester County, NY? It doesn`t fir in the house with new remodeling. So it was most certainly a rushed, “gotta leave the store with something” sort of buy. This version from Lee is updated yet still classic. I’d really like to know what they’ve done to change your mind about them? We spend a lot of time on our sofas. (eyes rolling.) Of course, something else will crop up to take its place. (36″ would be a better fit in our room.) Thanks so much!ReplyCancel, Thank you so much! Yes, the fabrics can make a huge difference. Condition is Used. The few couches that I have purchased seem to sag and lose all support within a year or so. But if they’re teens already, they’re already half-way out of your hair. Well, the latter is definitely massed-produced. Therefore, careful consideration should be paid, but please don’t drive yourself crazy. As for prices, it depends on the fabric of course. Thank you for your interest, but may I recommend that you do your own research in topics you don’t understand. The Secret English Gardens and I Mean Secret! It’s the part that the seat cushion sits on and includes the front of the sofa that the legs attach to. I think it’s called durotex. Sofa by Lee Industries. document.write(new Date().getFullYear()) Well, there’s a lot of hype about the 8-way hand tied springs and they are fine, but if it’s a sleep sofa, of course, one can’t have that and if the rail below the seat cushion is not deep enough, it can only support a sinuous spring application. The sofa frame used to be 100% wood and this was highly touted in their catalog. He’s 21 now. I think my favorite is the sofa you used in the Pound Ridge living room. Club Chairs and the Newest Trend We’ve Been Waiting For, French Doors + News About My Boston Apartment. I have been in love with the English Roll Arm for quite some time now but have only recently realized that the second floor library in our old house has a 29 inch wide door frame which I’m afraid really limits my E.R.A. So help me understand…I absolutely want to upgrade from buying crap to buying quality. You can definitely tell which one is my husband’s favorite seat! No way engineered wood is stronger or better than solid wood.ReplyCancel, I disagree with that assertion. Some of you may have remembered this piece from the laurel home shop, that unfortunately died a quick, but painless death. The wedge sofa is a newer style. If you have any doubts, I would have a professional come and do a survey to see if the piece you are considering will fit or not. thanksReplyCancel. It’s possible that the designer you spoke to had a different experience for some reason.ReplyCancel, Thank you so much for your reply, Laurel! And here it is in the Bronxville living room. No Skirt? Haha Brad. Please allow me to give you a little advice from someone who made it to the other side and is still in one-piece. Laurel, I’d appreciate your thoughts on this strategy.ReplyCancel. I was never a huge fan of leather, but I figured it was the best option as I have a large dog who tends to shed! Thank you again for this incredible blog. Let’s say that you buy the sofa for $700. All the best and thanks again for the informative posts.ReplyCancel, Thank you Laurel for this post. But if it’s a cool old sofa with a frame that one can’t get easily these days, that’s a great option! As for the quality. Or is it for a more formal space like the “dead room” that no one ever goes into, but you want it to look nice because you pass by it all the time? Laurel Bern Interiors/Laurel Home is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees, by advertising and linking to amazon.com and other affiliate marketing companies, © 1996-2021 Laurel Home © 1996-2021 Laurel Bern Interiors, Inc. 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Could you help me find one in lee that would be similar to the haven ? Right now I have a leather sectional in my L shaped living room. thank youReplyCancel. However, and this is a really important point. The couch is absolutely gorgeous.ReplyCancel. You need a couch that looks good, is durable and is so comfortable you don't want to get up. Houston, Galveston, The Woodlands, Katy, Austin, San Antonio, Dallas, Fort Worth, Beaumont, Corpus Christi, College Station, Texas City, Sugarland, Bryan. But another option might be to have the legs removed. That’s a difficult question to answer. It’s always good to hear experience.ReplyCancel. $4,000 - $4,900. The first sofa I’ve been interested in is the PB comfort roll arm from pottery barn. TCS Designs makes one my favorite settees. What would you suggest in situations where someone in the family insists upon reclining furniture. Any ideas as to which sofa would be a good fit, or what dimensions I should be looking for?ReplyCancel. But even if not slippery, leather will never be warm and cozy and I am surmising that is what you are desiring. I don’t know Havertys but I’ve always liked Crate and Barrel. Understand why it's so comfortable and how it's built to last. They also have a very deep seat. Just stay away from Country Willow. ReplyCancel, I have 3 boys 6’5″ football players. But, the idea is to give you ten of the best. Houston Furniture, James Craig Furnishings of Houston is a fine furniture store located in Houston, Texas offering designer, contemporary, traditional and classic furniture for the bedroom, dining room, living room and other home furniture needs. Because I’m tall and I have bad joints. Prices subject to home office audit & correction. How high should the seat be? Hope that helps!ReplyCancel, Hi Laurel! Wheaton. Lee Industries Sofas - Alyson Jon Interiors - Houston and Beaumont, TX. Lee Furniture is a locally American owned and operated store since 1978. What brands/models would you recommend that are extremely well made and built to last?ReplyCancel. Feb 7, 2019 ... Lee Industries: 1967-03 Sofa. I have some clients in the process of choosing a sofa and I am sending them this link ASAP to help with their decision making process. 495 Best Sofas Loveseats Setees Images Love Seat Sofa Furniture. Choose from 1000's of fabrics to create a custom sofa. There are many out there in a wide variety of styles.ReplyCancel. Sofas with flabby decking will not be comfortable. These are “traditional” sofas. At 26″, you will be restricted to a settee. I always have difficulty in buying sofa. The couches I have (two of them the same) cost $3k each in 2005. spring down is always wrapped with down and feathers. People sat in chairs like this. 3) the inside of the cushions must be solid not foam wrapped with batting. Just pick one thing at a time to work on. A skirted sofa is okay, but a sofa with a hard rail that comes all the way down to the floor is strange, IMO.ReplyCancel. I hate it. You have a right to have your home and furnishings intact. I’m sorry but I can’t give out individual advice because if I did so, I would be sitting here all day long answering people’s questions about their unique needs and it’s not possible. Amazingly – seat height is one of the few dimensions not listed on websites or other published data. Lampshades - What Size and Shape Should You Get? If customizing, can one adjust the depth without destroying the look? Their furniture is largely made by Lee Industries. Discover (and save!) BTW, 28″ is a bed. There’s more about that in this post. And we do mean transparent—Lee Industries makes it public knowledge what materials go into their sofas and chairs, and reveals the nitty gritty details of their joinery, strapping, and padding. Feb 7, 2019 - Lee is a manufacturer that reveres quality and uses only the finest materials available and makes every piece of furniture right here in the USA. Lee Industries Classic Sofas 7073-03 . What dimensions do you need? I’ve done many leather sofas over the years. Can I compromise with something like this? Their prices range from $2k on up, of course, depending on style and, most important, fabric. You have to fluff any back cushions almost constantly, but they ARE much softer than regular polyester or foam. This is one with a turned leg is from CR Laine and it has no caster and a different kind of loose pillow back. It would be here in New York. Do you think they are good quality? 2. All the best to you in your new venture!ReplyCancel, i need to no what is the best sectional to buy i want it to be comfortable,able to lounge on it and it will be in my main livingroom.