Material World: Reasons We Love Rattan Furniture

Rattan is the outer layer of several species of slender, vine-like palm plant. Among rattan’s many uses, building furniture has always been its strongest suit. Building rattan furniture is the source of livelihood of many people in rural areas in Asian countries, such as Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Bangladesh.

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Affordable Custom Upholstery You’ll Actually Love

Centrepiece is trying to change that. The Singapore-based company makes modern sofas starting at $1490, which is an incredible price, and most of Centrepiece’s designs are available in more than 5 configurations, up to 60 fabric options, up to 5 leg options, and 3 cushion-fill options. Hovering around 30% to 40% less than comparable brands.

Rattan facts and information

Village communities in Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam rely heavily on the rattan trade. Sales account for up to 50 % of cash income in villages, making rattan a major contributor to poverty alleviation in rural areas.

Tips For Maintaining Upholstered Furniture

Linen is best suited for formal or adult areas because it soils and wrinkles easily. And, it won’t withstand heavy wear. However, linen does resist pilling and fading. Soiled linen upholstery must be professionally cleaned to avoid shrinkage.

Rattan furniture with Sunbrella fabrics

If you are a new customer, and you need the upholster to do home visit, a $40 willl apply. This is to prevent people who are not serious in getting upholstery services from abusing the system. This not only drive the business cost up, it will also be a waste of time and resources. However, this $40 can be reimburse if the job is confirmed upon deposit. For existing customers, fees can be waived.

How to Customise Your Sofa with Centrepiece Furnishing, Singapore

With customization, comes the opportunity to determine the length and configuration of your sofa. If you need a l-shaped sofa that is 205cm in length, we can convert most of our sofa design into a l-shaped sofa and adjust the length accordingly! If you need that extra chaise length for more seating area during your house gathering but want the layout to be flexible, we can customize a matching sofa and ottoman set in your desired dimensions!

How To Judge A Sofa For Quality

All hope is not lost though as we share the following tips to ensure that the sofa you are going to buy is not going to end up at the nearest recycling plant six months down the road.

Foam and Padding

Fiber-Wrapped
We wrap all seat cushions individually in a layer of polyester
fiber for perfect contour and softness.

Determining if a Piece of Furniture is Structurally Sound for Reupholstering

frame is a metal frame and uses staples, there is less chance that it makes sense to reuse. Even professionals will probably tell you that it isn’t a wise idea to try to repair a piece that isn’t good quality.

Bar trolley for that added style

A bar cart, at its essence, is a working space. It’s a place where you should be able to whip up a quick cocktail should the opportunity arise. That means it’s an item that needs to perfectly balance form and function. So avoid going overboard with decoration and instead focus on items that are both aesthetically pleasing and useful.

Totally bespoke sofas, made to order and unique for you.

At Centrepiece, each one of our bespoke sofas is custom made to order and unique to you. We give you full control and choice when it comes to your sofa. Size, style, colour, fabric… everything is all chosen by you. We specialise in stunning custom made corner sofas, classic and contemporary chesterfields and everything in between.

Outdoor Trends That’ll Be “In” for Spring

Centrepiece Furnishing, which recently launched an outdoor collection. “People are going back to natural, woven styles and crochet techniques that add texture to any space. What was popular in the ’70s—like rattan and wicker-inspired furniture—is making a comeback.”

The Worst Fabrics for Pet Owners

Silk is very delicate, so animals will destroy it quickly. Velvet is also very luxurious, but easy to damage and very difficult to clean.

Top upholstery colors to watch for in 2018 and 2019

This lovely blush has always been in the background and for good reason. I include this invigorating color into every interior I do. Pink is another healing color to have in a home to help keep you calm. Plus, it’s often feared making it an unexpected pop! But if you’re in the market for upholstery this is a great hue to experiment with on an accent piece or a chair.