The Sofa Studio

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About Us

Dedicated to the creation of quality, handcrafted furniture that combines traditional coil-sprung support with a range of designs from traditional to contemporary; The Sofa Studio caters to a discerning clientele who are not willing to compensate comfort for style.

Founders and owners Mark and Mary-Anne Bain and Eloise McCarthy are passionate about their craft, having completed the following relevant qualifications, respectively:

  • A B.A. Honours Degree in Three-dimensional Furniture Design at High Wycombe College
  • A Higher National Certificate in Business and Computing at Oxford Brookes University
  • A Certificate in Traditional Upholstery from the Association of Master Upholsterers in the UK

Located in Franschhoek South Africa, they employ a small yet experienced team of professional craftsmen renowned for their unique expertise, passion for excellence and quality of workmanship.

Customers are welcome to visit the showroom and workshop where they can witness rare skill, meticulous care and inspired designs combined to create bespoke sofas and chairs of superior comfort.