AMERICAN LEATHER | Contemporary Leather Designs

American Leather article YH MAG
Published in Your Home Magazine, January 2013.
By Alisa Bowen

Leather is timeless. Conjuring up classic images of cozy relaxed moments, where you can put your feet up for sheer comfort and be rest assured (no pun intended) of its durability. Paradoxically, it is sumptuous and soft – yet robust and resilient in its strength. And if you choose quality, years of enjoyment and comfort will follow.

Founded in 1990, American Leather furniture is a thriving leader in the furniture industry. Evolving beyond the standard four-legged sofa into a style leader in modular sectionals, ergonomic recliners, luxurious chaises and fashionable armchairs, American Leather manufactures and delivers within three weeks. For a classical, more refined look, traditionalists will delight in the latest redesigns and popularity of the tufted low-back Chesterfield-style sofa. Accented with silver or brass nailheads, Chesterfield-style sofas, armchairs and tufted leather headboards are hitting the scene with great fervor. American Leather presents its recent modern twist blending this classic tufted design in its Grant, Loja and Luxe collections.

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With an armful of Emmy Awards, the hit series television show “Mad Men” has people going mad over its 1960s interior design style and has stimulated a recent revival of the Mid-Century American furniture designs. Don Draper would love to drape himself in the 1960s retro-styled Hugo chair by American In rich brown leather, American Leather’s Parker sofa and chair designs in long rectangular shapes are a salute to this era and offer a much tailored-style that works even in the most eclectic of spaces.


Modernists can look to sofas with clean, square and elongated rectangular forms, with low-lounging designs to present that hip-to-be-square look. Crisp white and ivory leather sofas and chairs are very popular right now in Southwest Florida, such as the American Leather Tristan sectional, as it exudes that relaxed and casual beach elegance.


Innovative designs embrace ergonomically correct chairs and recliners. The American Leather Ella reclining leather chair is a sleek and comfortable design, which allows for smart convertible lounging.

American Leather is a leader in the leather industry, embracing all styles of leather furniture design from classic traditional styles to modern and retro-inspired vintage collections. Sleek to tufted — white to turquoise blue — supple to distressed — squared-off to rounded and overstuffed — it is evident that leather furniture has truly evolved with the times.

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