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Jackie Tarrant
15th July 2024
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My chair looks wonderful after being reupholstered by the team at The Designer Sofa, highly recommend
Claire Squires
14th July 2024
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I can't tell you how professional this company is. The standard of their work is outstanding. Worth every penny to have our sofa reupholstered, a footstool recovered & 4 seat base cushions for our basket chairs in the conservatory. I wish them every success. A fabulous job.
Shelley Brady
28th June 2024
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I’m absolutely thrilled with my bespoke hand made chaise lounge. The hide is of excellent quality and I changed the frame design too, Taz and the team were great and the result is what I’d hoped for. I’m so happy I’ve already given measurements of 2 items for them to re upholster and I look forward to their estimates. Thanks again all, Shelley

Response from The Designer Sofa
Thank you Shelley, we aim to please. We will make just as good a job of your reupholstery, as we did on your new bespoke chaise. We look forward to helping you again. Taz & the team.
Vijay Singh Johal
17th June 2024
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Put your faith in Taz and his team if you want top quality reupholstery. We had 3 sofas that have been completely brought back from the dead. I would say they're even more comfortable than when we bought them. A first rate, hassle free experience.

Response from The Designer Sofa
We are doing more reupholstery than ever. Yes you could get a cheaper new sofa than it cost to reupholster you old sofa, but you will be more comfortable and it will last longer than the mass produced junk you will end up with. Don't worry about the age of your furniture the older the better, its the new furniture you have to watch out for. We treat your old sofa with the same love and attention to detail, as the new ones we make from scratch. thank you for your kind words.
Steve & Jo
26th May 2024
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We spent 6 years looking for the right fabric & sofa design. Finally, found what we wanted at The Designer Sofa. Great service - friendly but professional - from Taz and his lads made this a good experience. Very happy with our new sofas (although the dog isn't too pleased as he's not allowed on these ones). I have a feeling we will be visiting Taz in the future to get some existing furniture recovered

Response from The Designer Sofa
We often get customers who have been looking for two or three years with no luck until they visit The Designer Sofa, but 6 years is a long time. We are so pleased we have made you happy after all the work that you have put in. You know why you just cannot get what we have done for you in the mainstream furniture shops, that do a lot of advertising but don't deliver the bespoke top-end furniture that you need. Thank you for your comments today, All the team.
Richard
8th April 2024
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Dealing with Taz was a pleasure from start to finish, amazing quality furniture made exactly to our requirements at a good price. If you want quality forget the high street stores and come here

Response from The Designer Sofa
Thank you so much for the feedback, as we think it is important to know what our customers think of our services and products. We always try to improve our quality and value everyone we serve.
Debi and Mark
5th April 2024
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Taz and his talented team have been amazing from start to finish and our 20 year-old re-upholstered (sofaworkshop) 3 and 4 seater sofas look incredible. We are so impressed and grateful for their advice and craftmanship. This is a gem of a small company and we would 100% recommend them.

Response from The Designer Sofa
If you like your sofa and chairs why buy new ones? We can restore your furniture to its former glory if not better. We are a family company that values our customers and genuinely wants to do a first-class job every time.
Christine
22nd March 2024
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The process of choosing any new furniture is a daunting task, this was made so much easier with Taz who was super helpful, friendly and knowledgeable.We were able to spec it to our requirements a truly bespoke service. We are extremely pleased with our sofas ( and we even managed to find fabric for our curtains too) Thank you Taz and team a great service and 2 great sofa's.

Response from The Designer Sofa
We are one of the few companies that still use Coil springs in all of our sofas. Most People Search for sofas made in Long Eaton but are unaware that most companies no longer use the superior and more expensive coil springs. As you have found out, our quality is underpinned by our bespoke and friendly service. You are now proud to own the finest handmade sofas made in our Long Eaton factory.
Liz
22nd February 2024
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The sofas are wonderful, we are so very pleased with them & they look stunning in our living room. The quality of workmanship is second to none & we would highly recommend The Designer Company we can’t rate them high enough. Taz & team have been so helpful they go above & beyond! Thanks again Liz

Response from The Designer Sofa
I don't know what to say, I think you have said it all, job done. Thank you, Taz and the Team.
Sally Streeting
7th February 2024
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Our sofa looks amazing, the craftmanship is second to none! The team are great too! Would have no hesitation is recommending The Designer Sofa in Long Eaton! Thank You!

Response from The Designer Sofa
Thank you Sally for the recommendation, it is nice to get feedback. We think the looks and Craftsmanship are important in every piece of furniture we produce. Taz and all the Team
Mr and Mrs S
23rd January 2024
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Fantastic service from start to finish. Beautiful re-upholstery of sofas (originally from designer sofa in 2005) which now look like new. Attention to detail and craftsmanship unbeatable. Would highly recommend if you are looking for a quality job. Whole team are clearly passionate about first class service and making sure customers view and satisfaction are met. Thanks all

Response from The Designer Sofa
We are doing a lot of re-upholstery, not only our furniture but other brands that were good 20-plus years ago. with a bit of TLC and skilled upholstery, we can have your much-loved furniture back to its former glory. If you want new or re-upholstery come to the showroom here in Long Eaton or send an email to taz@thedesignersofa.co.uk
Anthony
24th November 2023
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I needed a specialised chair for my elderly mother to her requirements. Taz and the team were helpful right from the beginning and ensured my mum would be sitting comfortably in just 4 weeks. Can't thank them enough. And at a reasonable cost considering the quality of their furniture. Thank you.

Response from The Designer Sofa
It was a pleasure to help you and your mum. We try to keep our costs reasonable, but quality does come at a price. Taz
SD
21st November 2023
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We are so,pleased with our sofa. Good choice of style and fabric and beautifully made in good time. Also,good,to view before delivery. Thank you.

Response from The Designer Sofa
I appreciate the feedback thank you. It is nice to see your furniture before the delivery, the customer is the final quality control. Nothing leaves here without the customer's approval. Taz
Cecile & Dave
19th November 2023
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In 2012, with their help, in choosing the design and the right fabric, we had our first made to measure sofa that fit the "bachelor flat" that we were living in perfectly, it is still as beautiful as the day we got it. 2022, second made to measure sofa done by this beautiful team. It was planned, not only to fit where we live now, but also being adaptable and adjustable for our next move.

Response from The Designer Sofa
once you have had a sofa from The Designer Sofa you will not go anywhere else. Your sofa still looks good after more than 10 year, not like the furniture you buy from the high street that has gone in a couple of years. best Wishes Taz
Yvonne and mark
24th September 2023
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To be honest, we stumbled across designer sofas, and this is when we met Taz, what a lovely man, very honest, reassuring, and his expertise on any type of furniture is outstanding and not a all pushy we looked at plenty other sofa stores and this one is outstanding. Don’t waste your time go to designer sofa in Long Eaton So we had two bespoke sofa made and they are outstanding quality top marks for the craftsmanship and affordability thanks Taz lovely to have met you Yvonne and mark.

Response from The Designer Sofa
Thank you for all the kind words, I do try my best. As always we try to do the best we can for as little money as we can. is this the cheapest furniture on the market,NO. We are not trying to be, there are too many out on the high street already. What we do, is treat people with respect and make the finest furniture you can find for the best price it can be made. this is how we get all the good reviews. Taz and all the team.
Anne
18th September 2023
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I am so impressed with The Designer Sofa - both the quality of my sofa and the service from design to delivery. I had been dithering for months about designs, fabrics, how to find a sofa slim enough to fit my space, etc, and had been to lots of sofa places(both mass-produced and specialist). Finding Taz and The Designer Sofa just worked wonders. Within 15 minutes of walking in we had found the perfect size and design, and two wonderful contrasting fabrics - I never knew I wanted pattern on my sofa until we found a perfect fabric and now I have something totally unique. The only problem is that my cat finds it as comfy as I do and I hardly get a look in! Thank you.

Response from The Designer Sofa
Don't dither get down to The Designer Sofa. I hear this on a daily basis that customers have been looking for months. Save all that time and effort not to mention petrol. One trip for a chat with us could save all that. People travel from all over the country to get their perfect furniture, it saves time and money in the long run. Thank you Anne
Kathy & Steve
25th August 2023
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WOW!! We love our new sofa. The whole buying experience was a pleasure. Taz and his team are passionate about their business, which is clearly evident in the exceptional quality of the final product. We couldn’t be happier. We initially visited with a firm idea of what we wanted. Within 5 minutes of meeting Taz, this went out the window. Guided by his expertise, we have taken delivery of a sofa perfectly suited to our needs and tastes. What a diamond. Don’t waste your time or money going anywhere else. Head down to see Taz and the team. You won’t be disappointed. Thanks again.

Response from The Designer Sofa
Thank you for the fantastic review. It does confirm all our hard work is not for nothing. Help and advice are fundamental to what we do, combine this with the high-quality bespoke furniture that we produce and get reviews like this. thank you again. Taz and the Team
Sheelagh and Andrew
19th August 2023
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We first walked into Taz’s showroom in 2017 and were won over by his professionalism and attention to detail. We ordered a wonderful bespoke corner sofa for our daughter and were it not for his expertise and advice we would have never been able to navigate the final design. Following this Taz reupholstered our old Duresta sofa and made us a complementary fireside chair and footstool to go with it. Now completely rebuilt the sofa is better than when it was new! This year we have taken delivery of yet another handmade sofa this time for our kitchen and we could not be more delighted with it. Our journey with Taz speaks for itself and we will be returning again. Not only is Taz an absolute pleasure to deal with, he takes a pride in the excellence of his pieces of furniture resulting in his customers returning time and again.

Response from The Designer Sofa
We do get a lot of returning customers once they have had something from us. We are a family company that treats everyone like family. if it is not good enough for us, it's not good enough for you. We want everyone to be happy with what we design for them. Taz & the Team
Tim & Alex
4th August 2023
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This has been the most enjoyable buying experience we had had for many years, Taz's professionalism and passion for his company's work is so refreshing. From showing us designs' and his workshop,team and how the chairs are made, sourcing the matching material for us, advice and final delivery should be 10 stars not 5! Chair delivered today.Over the moon !! Taz, we will be back, Thank You.

Response from The Designer Sofa
Thank you for giving us 10 out of 5. Why should shopping not be enjoyable, we are here to help you make the right decisions. Unlike the high street, we value our customers and you will have our furniture for many years to come, it has to be done right. Thank you from the team.
Sarah Garner
15th July 2023
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I cannot recommend this company enough. Taz and the team are absolutely fantastic at what they do. The quality of their merchandise is exceptional and excellent value for money. Nothing is ever to much trouble for them and they go out their way to make sure you get a bespoke product and made to specifically what you want. This is the second time we have purchased a settee and we also had chairs and a bench seat made which look fantastic in our room. Thank you so much Taz and the team we are over the moon with our furniture.

Response from The Designer Sofa
Over the Moon is an excellent place to be, making us feel like we have done another good job. We are great value for money, but at the end of the day, someone will always beat us on price. You get what you pay for, as my mum used to say. You must be happy if this is the second order you have had from us. Thank you, Taz and the team
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35 year Construction guarantee as standard

At the Designer Sofa, we are proud of our craftsmanship and confident in our products longevity. We design and build from start to finish and with this in mind, we are confident that the end result is furniture that will last for years to come.

Such is our confidence in our build quality, we are happy to provide a 35-year construction guarantee on all our sofas and chairs. Buying from us gives you the confidence and peace of mind that your furniture is built to last.

Quality Materials Sourced From the UK

Handmade in Long Eaton


The difference between us and many companies is that we don’t use modern mass produced manufacturing techniques. We combine modern technology with the old tried and tested ways of making furniture that date back over half a century.

We put all our efforts into great designs and comfort, all our sofas are made with Wade Coil springs and hardwood frames. Each piece of our handmade furniture that leaves our factory is made individually for you.

We source as many components from local and sustainable sources as possible. The wood for the frames is from the UK (from sustainable sources). The fillings for the cushions are made in Long Eaton. The Coil seat springs are made in Long Eaton. Most of the parts are made or supplied by British companies, which are good for the planet and good for the economy. We are a UK sofa manufacture your sofa will be made in Long Eaton recognised as a centre of excellence in the furniture industry. If you want to support the British economy and get a quality corner unit, sofa or chair The Designer Sofa of Long Eaton is the place to visit.

We are proud to be a British furniture manufacturer
Your next sofa could be handmade sofa from Long Eaton

Leather or Fabric?

Your sofa or chair can be upholstered in any fabric and made to any design you wish. We have a fabulous range of the latest fabrics and we are confident that you will find the fabric you are looking for.

Our team here at The Designer Sofa are always on hand to offer their expertise to help you choose your fabric, we can also provide samples.


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