Duresta’s beautiful hand made sofas and chairs are famous the world over for their understatement, subtle elegance and fine proportions. Find out more.

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The Duresta collection

With gently curved arms, lavish fabrics, polished wooden legs and solid brass
castors, Duresta’s sofas, armchairs and footstools are the very definition of traditional English elegance.

Mayfair Armchair

Fine English style with all the handmade comfort of Duresta. With a sturdy hardwood frame and removable and reversible cushions this beautiful chair is made to last. Complements both traditional and modern interiors. 

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Bringing beautiful furniture to life

It’s what you don’t see that makes the difference. Every luxury hand crafted sofa and chair produced in Duresta's Long Eaton factory reflects the skills of their craftsmen, from the traditional joinery of frame makers through to fabric hand cutting and sewing expertise. Find out more about how Duresta brings beautiful furniture to life here.


The Duresta story

Duresta has made luxurious upholstery in Nottinghamshire since 1938, and are champions of British artisan furniture making heritage. Their designs are considered to be the embodiment of English style, and they continue to produce finely crafted, subtly elegant pieces that will become future family heirlooms. Duresta’s design teams study and are inspired by unique pieces of furniture held in the National Trust collections.

The skill and craftsmanship that goes into a Duresta sofa is evident in every stitch of their stunning upholstered designs. Throughout their styles are exquisite, quintessentially English elements, that suit classic and modern interiors equally well. Choose a classic style in a contemporary fabric if you wish. Duresta are artisans of furniture creation, with over 75 years of experience. Browse our beautiful Duresta collection here at Furniture Village and feel inspired.

Transform your living room with a brand new Duresta fabric sofa and enjoy premium quality and sumptuous comfort. The quality is in every handcrafted detail from the solid hardwood frames to the hand matched patterning. The comfort is in the sprung seats and the gorgeous, feather filled cushions. Some designs bring traditional elements up to date for the modern home.

Couple your sofa with a fabric Duresta footstool and rest your feet in luxurious comfort on an exclusive handcrafted design. Their padded tops make for a great seating alternative, whilst our ottoman style storage solutions will help declutter your home.