Parker Knoll

Exhibiting over 149 years of traditionally handcrafted furniture carpentry & upholstery expertise, Parker Knoll demonstrate some the highest quality sofa, recliner, armchair & stool craftsmanship in the furnishing & interior industry. Originally established in London, Parker Knoll now design & manufacture their furniture from Nottinghamshire, their unique longstanding heritage & values remaining very much at the heart of the business, hand-building beautifully crafted seating & footstools that epitomise supreme British comfort & stylish design.


Frederick Parker established the foundations of Parker Knoll in 1869, his father having trained him in the art of carpentry & fine furniture design. The business thrived on great British craftsmanship & remains so until this day. Following great success & high demand, Frederick’s family-run business expanded, uniting with Willi Knoll in the early 1930s, revolutionising modern comfort & transforming the business completely. Parker Knoll were chosen to furnish much of the new BBC headquarters broadcasting house at Portland Palace in 1932 which also happened to be where King Edward VIII announced his abdication from the British throne in 1936 whilst sitting in one of Parker Knoll’s very own chairs! Over 80 years later & Parker Knoll remain as one of the UKs most adored luxury sofa brands, the swinging 60s seeing the development of Parker Knoll’s innovative recliner chair that has evolved today into a stylish & comfortable interior statement for any modern home.


Our selection of Parker Knoll sofas, recliner armchairs & footstools are entirely catered to your personal preferences & upholstery specifications, providing a vast selection of soft chenilles, heavy damasks, rich leathers & luxurious velvets for beautiful soft-to-the-touch upholstery. Each & every fabric has been specially chosen by the Parker Knoll design team for its gorgeous design, enduring quality & ultimate comfort, carefully selected to work effortlessly alongside the unique shapes & designs of their stylish furniture range, enabling you to finish your Parker Knoll furnishing with your very own individual, distinctive touch.