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Discover Benelux & France | Home Decoration & Design | Leolux
Crafting the ultimate comfort The ultimate sofa is about the perfect combination of comfort and appearance. More often than not, your ideal seat may only come in three different colours, or might not sit quite right. Thanks to Dutch furniture company Leolux, there is no need to compromise any longer, as they can craft you the perfect seat or sofa. TEXT: MYRIAM GWYNNED DIJCK | PHOTOS: LEOLUX
Leolux specialises in seats, (corner) sofas, armchairs and tables, all made by order according to your specific wishes and created by combining high tech manufacturing and pure craftsmanship. With a choice of dozens of elegant, contemporary and distinctive designs, you can then pick the colour, material and sitting comfort to suit your style.
The perfect match Starting with a base design, customers can chose from hundreds of colours of textile or leather, optional piping in different shades, a variety of stitching and a selection of feet that are available in materials such as wood and aluminium in any colour thinkable. Leolux director, Sebastiaan Sanders says: “We once calculated how many options are possible, and we came up with 1.2 billion com-
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binations. This means that while the base design might be the same, practically no two sofas will ever be identical.” Apart from aesthetics, there are also plenty of options to create a seat that has the perfect level of comfort. “Giving our customers the ultimate seat is very important to us. At Leolux we can adjust the height and depth of the sitting area, the firmness of the pillows and include various mechanical functions as required,” he adds.
want. It starts with solid personal advice by our own experts in the Leolux Design Centres. For example, to make the perfect combination we can adjust the colour of the decorative stitching. In special cases we will even look for custom made solutions.” In order to select the right options, the Leolux Design Centres all have the different materials available in large squares that can be draped over furniture. “To know whether a colour or material suits you, you have to see it, and feel it. So that’s what we offer people.”
Going the extra mile Thanks to these options, the furniture will be perfectly suited to a customer’s style wishes and sitting comfort. Sanders explains: “Since every piece of furniture is handmade, each item is unique, and we go the extra mile to give customers exactly what they
Made in the Netherlands Leolux also prides itself on their production process. All their furniture is manufactured on demand by specialist craftspeople in their factory in venlo. “While wages in the Netherlands might be higher than else-
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