Parker Knoll Statesman a reclining chair for Peter

They say that time flies when you’re having fun. That is certainly the case for me, and my latest customer. Her story demonstrates just some of the reasons why I love my work so much, some of these include: Spending my days searching for and refurbishing design classics Working with amazing fabrics, and Sourcing and … Continued


Parker Knoll Statesman revived with new upholstery

From the workshop this week is a sumptuous piece of upholstery on a Parker Knoll Statesman. This is a rotating, reclining vintage classic that was in need of modernisation. We restored the solid Aframosa (hard wood) base and upholstered in recycled wool fabric from Kirkby Design‘s Leaf range. About the fabric A robust cloth, that’s soft and tactile, this range of … Continued


Restored and reupholstered

Here at Reloved HQ we’ve been taking stock.  We’ve had a busy six months and have restored and reupholstered so many fabulous mid-century pieces, that we’ve almost lost count. Items come in, we work on them tirelessly and then off they go to their new homes, and we don’t always get to see where our chairs and … Continued


Egg Chair for Easter

Instead of the usual chocolate fare you get at this time of year. How about an Egg Chair? It will definitely last longer and won’t contribute to your waistline! The Egg chair was a concept thought up by Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen, when designing the Royal Hotel in Copenhagen. A prolific architect, Jacobsen is better … Continued


Vintage Parker Knoll Statesman chair upholstered

Give your vintage Parker Knoll Statesman chair the ultimate makeover for a fraction of the cost of buying new. The Parker Knoll Statesman chair is seeing something of a revival. First launched in 1960, it remained in production for 30 years, before falling out of favour.  Recently it has been revived by John Lewis as part of their 150th … Continued


Parker Knoll Statesman Reloved Makeover

The Parker Knoll Statesman Chair was first launched in 1960. This renowned design finally went out of production in the early 1990s. A classic vintage recliner, the Parker Knoll Statesman featured a curved outline, helping you to relax comfortably and without effort. The chair harmoniously combined modern technology and came in a range of fabrics and finishes. The … Continued


Vintage Home Show at Victoria Baths

Getting ready to attend a vintage home maker’s paradise It’s no secret that here at Reloved Upholstery we are crazy about vintage and retro furniture. And, we are particularly excited about Sunday 25th October. We will be hanging out with like-minded people,  and showcasing our wares at the amazing Victoria Baths in Manchester, for the Vintage Home Show. … Continued



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