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Sophia Armchair

from £580
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A closer look at Sophia

Sophia was inspired by 18th century designs, and while it keeps that sense of tradition, its understated details are what elevate it into classic. Whether that’s the exposed oak frame, or the mix of crisp lines and graceful contours.


We build our frames as pieces of furniture in their own right, combining timber and proper jointing and never any cardboard. And we’ve secured the back legs into the frame with finger joints, so they promise strength and stability.

Learn more about our frames.


Support and a little bounce come from the serpentine springs in the base and elastic webbing in the back. We’ve added a medium density foam and fibre wadding to this to ensure you’ll never feel the frame beneath.

Comfort & proportions

Sophia’s arms may be petite but they’re high enough for resting on. The backrest reclines slightly and its height supports the shoulders. And while the seat is quite wide, it’s shallow enough for sitting comfortably upright.

Shape & silhouette

The shape of Sophia references traditional styles – cabriole legs, a camel back and scalloped detail to the arms – but in an uncomplicated way. As a refreshing contrast, the front of the seat and the frame are kept straight.

Design detail

Every one of Sophia’s details is understated. From the piping that defines the edges, to the clean-lined oak legs. The legs flare out at the back to echo the pitch of the backrest, and swoop forwards at the front, mimicking the arms.

Will it fit?
Will it fit? View our guide
  • Height (h1): 103cm
  • Depth (d1): 68cm
  • Width (w1): 71cm
  • Seat height (h2): 45cm
  • Arm Height (h3): 60cm
  • Seat width (w2): 50cm
  • Seat depth (d2): 48cm
  • Fabric colour: Misty Grey
  • Fabric composition: 85% Polyester,15% Linen
  • Weight: 15kg

Fabric notes

The textiles in our fabric library range from pure linen to rich velvet and wool, and each one has its own character. Tone and texture can vary slightly from thread to thread, and expect to see the occasional slub in our linens and pile movement in our velvets. We’ve written an article about the personality behind each of our fabrics so that you can figure out which one best suits your home.

Read on

Sometimes colour between batches can vary ever-so-slightly. To be on the safe side, we’d advise buying pieces that are being used in the same room in one go.

Taking care of Sophia

We’ve put together this guide on taking care of your upholstered pieces so that they stay looking as beautiful as the day you first brought them home.

We take our delivery service seriously. Neptune transport, Neptune people, Neptune service.

Our white glove service means you’ll have a two-man delivery team. That means no heavy lifting on your part is needed. They’ll take it to your desired spot, assemble it for you and take away the packaging for recycling.

No-quibble returns

We believe that returns should be easy, that’s why we approach them with a ‘no quibble’ mindset. If you decide on the day that it’s not for you then our delivery team can take it away for you there and then, free of charge.

But if you’d rather mull things over, you have 28 days to make up your mind. We do charge a pick-up fee of £29.95 here though, because we’ll need to send our delivery team back out to your address for collection.

For our full returns policy, please click here.

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