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The History of the Chesterfield Sofa

Chesterfield sofas are a classic and iconic piece of furniture that have become one of the most popular styles of seating worldwide. The low back, high arms, deep buttoning and luxury leather make the Chesterfield instantly recognisable. From living rooms to hotel lobbies, you can find Chesterfield sofas everywhere you go in today’s world, but where did they come from, and what led to their rise in popularity? This is everything you need to know about the history of Chesterfield sofas.


Finding Your Perfect Chesterfield Colour

The Chesterfield Sofa is an interior icon. It can fit effortlessly into any decor and is available in a stunning variety of colours, each with its own personality and character.  The Chesterfield Sofa was invented in the mid-1700s. Lord Philip Stanhope, the fourth Earl of Chesterfield, wanted a grand piece of furniture for his guests. He specifically requested a low seat with a high back to ensure his high-class associates wouldn’t crease their suits.  In the modern day, the Chesterfield Sofa remains a symbol of grandeur, as it has been... Read More


Ways to make your sofa last longer

Looking for ways to make your sofa last longer? You’ve come to the right place.  Over the years, we’ve collected a range of tips and tricks to make your sofa last longer and help you get the most out of your favourite furniture piece. Vacuum your sofa First of all, it is important to vacuum your sofa regularly to remove the build-up of dirt and dust. Make sure that you vacuum the hard to reach places, including the cracks and delves of the sofa.  Removing the cushions and vacuuming these... Read More

Sofa positioning in your home 17/03/2022

The Top 5 Things To Consider When Positioning A Sofa

Your sofa is one of the most important furniture pieces in your living space and getting the positioning of it just right is important. The layout and positioning of your sofa and furniture in general can change the look, feel and flow of your space – so, it is important to get it right.  At Oswald & Pablo, we are masters of sofa placement and we have a few tips and tricks for you to consider when deciding on the placement of your sofa.  Contents  Sofa Size  Sofa Placement Flow... Read More

Pet friendly sofa tips 17/03/2022

The complete pet friendly sofa guide [4 Tips To Live By]

Our furry friends are the perfect companions to snuggle with on the sofa – but how do you find the perfect sofa to match the needs of your pets? At Oswald & Pablo, we are pet orientated. Did you know that our brand name comes from our two dogs, you guessed it – Oswald & Pablo.  Our pet-friendly sofa care guide will advise you on the best fabric choice for pooches, how to get rid of moulting hairs and how to avoid the dreaded muddy paw stains. So dive in,... Read More

Clean a sofa using natural products 11/02/2022

How to clean your sofa naturally

We are more conscious than ever about the chemicals in our homes and the chemical-based cleaning products we use to tackle stains and smells aren’t always the most beneficial for our furniture pieces. Common cleaners often contain hazardous chemicals that are bad for the environment, and if you are conscious about having these substances in your home and around your children or pets – you may want to consider a natural upholstery cleaner. At Oswald & Pablo, we have discovered a range of natural cleaners that you can use to... Read More

Simpsons Couch 27/01/2022

Famous sofas and chairs: How many can you guess?

Are you up for a challenge? Want to show off your TV and film knowledge? Check out the illustrations we’ve created below and see how many of the famous chairs and sofas you can identify. From iconic sitcom sofas to fantastical chairs made from swords, the range is quite something – but how many do you know? (Answers at the end of the post – no cheating!) Let’s get into it. Famous sofas and chairs in TV and film How did you do? Manage to get them all? Let’s dive... Read More