Blog/The Poltrona Frau Story

production of leather at the poltrona frau workshop

The Poltrona Frau story started with just a single leather seat cover.

 

Founded in Turin in 1912, Poltrona Frau has furnished private homes, hotels and even ocean liners with fine full-grain leather for over a century.

The Poltrona Frau story started with just a single leather seat cover. Today, the renowned brand still produces its most iconic designs as well as introducing new contemporary bestsellers in leather. To enhance the natural qualities of leather, Poltrona Frau has developed exclusive processes based on 20 different production phases, over double the number normally used in the leather for furnishing industry. A museum on site at the Poltrona Frau manufacturing facility in Tolentino, Italy, not only celebrates leather but also the expert craftsmanship involved throughout production. They call this “the intelligence of hands.”

Unupholstered armchair by Poltrona Frau.

The renowned brand still produces its most iconic designs as well as introducing new contemporary bestsellers in leather.

 

Suede congac leather cut by hand by expert craftsman at Poltrona Frau.

A museum on site celebrates leather but also the expert craftsmanship involved throughout production.

 

Congac leather embellishment at Poltrona Frau.

To enhance the natural qualities of leather, Poltrona Frau has developed exclusive processes based on 20 different production phases.

 

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