Each frame is built with Kiln Dried Solid Hardwood, and hardwood laminates in shaped areas. Joints are braced with corner blocks that has been glued and stapled for maximum strength.
Since our foundation we believe well-built frame is the bases of long lasting furniture, which is why we offer Lifetime Warranty on our frames and spring suspension. Quality time is dedicated for each Artistic Leathers design building a Bench Made frame in the old traditional way including process of eight-way hand-tied springs, which is hallmark of quality furniture.
EIGHT-WAY HAND TIE
Artistic Leathers is one of a handful of manufacturers who continue to offer eight-way hand-tied coil construction. This traditional process is very time consuming and involves tying Eight Knots on each seat coil with heavy cord. This will insure a uniformed seating support and long lasting comfort for many years.
Special talent is required for sewing natural leathers, where details show beautifully with perfect stitching. Working with special heavy duty and state of the art sewing machines our sewers take pride insuring quality stitching is maintained through every piece. From decorative Top stitching to supportive Baseball stitching quality sewing is a one of building quality designs foundations.
Our Master Upholsterers have trained eye to specific upholstery details insuring quality finish for every Artistic Leathers unit, with hand set pleats and rolls each piece is Bench Made one piece at a time to insure quality appearance and durability. Many of our styles feature True Tufting, which is a century old method of upholstery requiring special skill and years of training. The process requires the upholsterer to create even pleats within the leather so that all tufts are correctly proportioned. With heavy duty twine passing through all upholstery layers and secured in the back with a special knot to secure the buttons.
Our seat cushion cores are built with Pocketed Marshal Coils cradled in multi-layer of soft and resilient foam which will spring back in shape and is more stable than just polyurethane foam. Cushions are encased in multi channeled feather and fiber blend jacket for plush cloud type of seating. Back cushions are also channeled to avoid migration of filling materials and maintain shape and comfort.
LEATHER COVERS AND HAND ANTIQUE
Choose from many Top Grain natural leather covers varying in color and gloss. Special decorative leathers are added on certain styles for unique looks. Our special talent in Hand Antique finishes gives our styles a recognizable and individual look, our Artisans spent countless hours to be trained for this special technique, where multiple step process is applied on the leather after the sofa or chair been upholstered giving it an old antique look as it would have been if it was in the family heirloom for many generations, giving it unparalleled character and luster.