Poodle and Blonde sit down with artisan makers TLC Home to discuss the art of good furniture, statement pieces and their new collaborative limited edition collection, featuring fabrics from Poodle and Blonde's new collection ' The Members Club' paired with some of TLC Home's hand made furniture
"Choose quality. Investing in something you'll love forever is never a mistake. It's an investment in enduring beauty, comfort, and a touch of your personal style that will stand the test of time."
TLC Home upholsterer creating the Rattan Duo Track Fringe Chairs with Poodle and Blonde's 'Rattan' linen in colour 'Umber'
Describe TLC Home in one sentence?
TLC Home is more than a brand, it's a tightly-knit family of skilled artisan creators, making furniture dreams into finely crafted reality, we pride ourselves on our timeless design and cratfmanship
What’s your favourite piece in this range you’ve created?
The Bamboo Frou Frou Sofa would take the spotlight. Its design, retro fabric, and fringe details make it not just a piece of furniture but a timeless piece for the various homes and chapters of its owner's life
What’s your favourite print in this new collection?
Deciding between the graphic Wicker and the stunning Glaze is like choosing between summer and winter – both have charm. The Wicker's colour options, we really love, while the Glaze adds a touch of sophistication that looks absolutely stunning on our products
Poodle and Blonde cotton-linen fabric in design Wicker and colour Pistachio. Made in the UK to order
I know your makers use traditional techniques to create furniture. Can you tell us a bit more about that?
Our makers are true artisans, carrying forward the legacy of generations. They have mastered traditional techniques handed down, using only the finest hardwood and quality materials. It's not just about creating furniture, it's about creating pieces that can be fully reupholstered, repaired, and loved for many years to come
What other services does TLC Home offer?
We offer a whole suite of services, from designing full room schemes with personalised window treatments to creating bespoke furniture models. Whether it's working closely with homeowners or diving into local and international commercial projects, our flexible business model allows us to adapt to your unique needs
TLC Home maker creates a bespoke bolster cushion using Poodle and Blonde's eco-velvet in design Glaze and colour Sepia. Made to order in the UK the velvet is uses 100% recycled plastics from our oceans coast
Aside from our collection, what’s your favourite piece that TLC Home currently offers?
A current favourite in our lineup is the Little Gem Chair – compact in size, yet grand in style and comfort. Upholstered in Boucle for that extra touch of coziness, this chair is like a warm hug as you relax into its embrace
Finally, any tips for someone looking to invest in that statement piece of furniture?
When searching for that standout piece, remember this. Choose quality. Investing in something you'll love forever is never a mistake. It's an investment in enduring beauty, comfort, and a touch of your personal style that will stand the test of time.