Is All Leather the Same?

All Leather is the Same…. Isn’t It? NO!! I am constantly astonished and bemused by what people want to pass off as Real Leather. Real Leather is from a hide taken from an animal. Most leather used in lounge and sofa manufacture is from either a cow or buffalo.There have been instances of Pig hide…

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Home Theatre Ideas

Flexibility is the Key for Home Theatre Seating Design We have had the pleasure to supply Home Theatre Seating for many happy customers and the main feature they desire is the flexibility to fill their space. It would be fantastic to have a specific room size to fit a specific home theatre seating design, but,…

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How to Buy a Recliner

What to look for when buying a Recliner You know, I just spent a significant amount of time researching online ‘What to look for when buying a recliner?’ I found many websites that gave great information regarding what to look for in your quest. Unfortunately, many of these were from overseas companies and general review…

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Looking for Leather or Fabric Sofas in Brisbane?

Who are Devlin Lounges? Devlin Lounges has been established for over 15 years with the current owners becoming involved in 2007 until the present day. We have always had the reputation for great quality products at a price that is generally less than what the major retailers will sell at. How do we do this?…

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What to look for when buying a Linen Sofa

Linen Sofas The classic Linen Sofa has become extremely popular in modern living rooms. From French Chique to American Colonial style the Linen Sofa is a “go to” lounge with its neutral colour and soft feel. Linen Sofas are very popular with Interior Designers and you can walk into any major furniture retailer in the…

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Patterned Fabric Recliners

Do you want to add colour, vibrancy and texture to your living area? A great way to do that is by getting patterned fabric recliners for this space. If you search the Warwick Fabrics website, or go into one of their showrooms you will find a great variety of patterns designed for this very purpose.…

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What is Bonded Leather?

Is Bonded Leather ‘REAL’ Leather? Confused? Have you just been to look at a new lounge and the salesperson has tried to sell you Bonded leather? But what is bonded leather? If its called leather it must be leather, right? Well unfortunately this is not really the case. Real leather is actually a full hide,…

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Are foam seats better than sprung seats?

What is better, foam seating or sprung seating? We have sold both over many years and unfortunately it comes down to one comment….it depends! Like most things there is good quality and poorer quality components in lounges and sofas. If you look at a house they may look similar, but the quality of the frame…

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Should I buy a sofa with a Hardwood, Softwood or Metal Frame – Does it matter?

What is the difference in a Hardwood, Softwood or Metal Sofa Frame? Hardwood frame, softwood frame, pine frame, metal frame…..the choices can seem endless. Every retailer and manufacturer will have a “selling story” as to why their frame quality is better. Warranties Many retailers will offer “lifetime warranties” on their frames. Most of these are…

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Leather and Fabric lounges

What are the advantages and disadvantages of Leather and Fabric lounges? It is a hard choice for some, and easy for others. In our experience quite often it comes down to personal preference. People just don’t like the feel of leather. It’s too hot in summer and too cold in winter. We would suggest it…

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How to buy a new leather or fabric sofa

How to buy a new leather or fabric sofa So, its time to start looking around for your new sofa. There are many questions that need to be asked including: Leather or fabric? Hardwood frame or metal frame – does it matter? Is foam seating better than sprung seating? What is this “Bonded leather” that…

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