Lounging Around

Newly Re-upholstered & Hand Dyed Leather Sofas & Armchairs of Distinction


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For the love of a damn fine chair!


At Lounging Around we source, restore and re-upholster vintage, contemporary and classic high end sofas and armchairs. We have a wealth of combined experience in the worlds of architecture, interiors, advertising & graphics and love, live and breathe good design every day.

LA believe the quality of your environment both inside and out should be enriched by functional, responsive, sensuous design, ultimately built to last and withstand everday usage.

Old and new, vintage and modern, classic and contemporary... most of our stock is pre-owned and in fabulous as new or vintaged condition. We occasionally work with pieces from the past which are no longer produced. If not in fine condition, we restore and re-upholster bringing these pieces up to date in a luxuriously fitting modern manner. All our pieces boast individual character and quality simply unavailable from new, which combined bring a modern edge or heirloom factor to your living environment.

George Smith Jules Sofa Liberty Vintage Armchairs George Smith Seaton Sofa George Smith Vintage Signature Armchairs

Newly Re-Upholstered Sofas and Armchairs
Breathing new life into classic high end branded furniture


Due to the original craftmanship and build quality, we believe all our pieces have at least nine lives, . Hence we truly believe that such furniture deserves to enter a new era and perhaps one day carry a family heirloom legacy. The premise of our intervention in your future sofa's life story, is that Lounging Around won't just make it better... we'll simply make it the best it can be!

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Learn more about our upholstery process

Learn more about our upholstery process

Learn more about our upholstery process

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Hand Dyed Leather
Sticky fingers and other tales of the dark arts


We love to get our fingers into a good hand dyeing job. A newly reupholstered neutral leather George Smith chair is our dream project. We don't just apply colour to flat surfaces, we look at each piece as a sculptural form, working the dye according to emphasize the lines or curvature of the piece. We also meticulously emphasise edges to create our truly vintaged appearance which so many of our returning clientele love so very much.

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Learn more about our upholstery process

Learn more about our upholstery process

Learn more about our upholstery process

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Vintage and Pre-Owned
Fabulous finds from classic designers


When so much furniture is throw away today, emphasising a world of fast production methods, we bring an alternative to the market. We work extensively side by side with the finest experienced craftsmen to create or re-create timeless pieces. We do our best to constantly source these beautiful pieces to restore to their former glory.

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Learn more about our upholstery process

Learn more about our upholstery process

Learn more about our upholstery process

Learn more about our upholstery process

Lounging Around the Brand
Handbuilt furniture to order


After much contemplation and from years of experience working with the finest sofas and chairs, it was a natural progression to fulfil a life long dream and produce our first sofa from the bones up. Our Woodsmoor is our the first bespoke hand dyed leather sofa, designed in the classic Howard style, with a solid oak dowelled frame and eight way hand tied fully coil sprung seating and back.

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