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Upholstery in Kitchens

built in dining banquette with upholstered cushions

Three soft seating arrangements provide cushy dynamics for dining and lounging.

As the  kitchen expands to be a central living space, it’s natural that seating areas will include upholstered sofas, banquettes and chairs. The issues with upholstery in the kitchen revolve around maintenance given the natural propensity for fabrics to stain, absorb cooking odors and become difficult to keep clean. New fibers, green fabrics and improved stain-resistant coatings are changing that but anyone who wants a comfortable place to sit will likely tolerate the frequent fluffing.

The breakfast room of a Manhattan apartment [top], has a fully upholstered, fitted banquette (or “booth” as my parents called it) along with chair seats are done in a slightly iridescent looking cotton-candy pastel.… Continue Reading

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