Why are Chesterfields made in Italy so well perceived by Chesterfield lovers? Italy has been the cradle for leather tanning and furniture workmanship since the medival ages. When Chesterfields became popular among aristocrats, Italian workshops, specialized in furniture crafting, saw a niche. Building on English design, they redefined English Chesterfield appeal and gave it lighter, meditterranean feel.
Completely new shades and leather textures brought new life into furniture production. Redesigned armchairs and sofas became successful around the world. Due to individual production process, very often made by same skilled craftsmen for a generation, furniture made in Italy is said to be the furniture with a soul. Although by far wealthier than English cousins, Italian Chesterfields have its lovers across the globe. All Italian Chesterfields presented by us are hand made by Berto Salotti, Italian icon of furniture craftsmanship. Berto’s attention to detail can be observed in second to none service that includes made to measure production or copying an items that has been in your family for ages and nobody knows where it came from.