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Florence Mid Mod Series. We build it better
It’s our ultra-comfortable twist on the chic 1956 Florence Knoll Sofa series. Mid-century design updated with a comfortable seating posture & the original 'time period' tufted details we all love. Beautifully upholstered in supple Full Grain Aniline Dyed Leather finished with natural oils and waxes - not paints and polymers. The sofa frame is crafted from steel springs and solid hardwood. The foam is dense, durable, comfortable and safe. The foam meets CA fire retardant requirements without the addition of chemicals.
Making the Icon
One of the most influential Mid Century Modern icons of the 20th century. But not all furniture is made the same way. Our dedicated upholsterers keep the lines tailored, the upholstery taunt and the curves even. Florence's squeak free frame is solid wood, glued & screwed. Buttons are hand sewn. Cushions are individually fitted to the frame and generously filled. Florence is delivered with a limited lifetime warranty.
Art isn’t the only way to make a statement in your living space. Ample cubic cushions featuring compressed buttons in a purposeful layout exude style and comfort. Kardiel's refreshed twist on the mid century modern icon keeps comfort and quality alive for todays generation of Modernism enthusiasts.
About Full Grain Aniline Leather
Famous for its soft buttery feel, a full-grain leather hide is the top layer that has been carefully dyed to preserve the natural variations in color tone. Full-grain leather has grain & markings that are as unique as individual fingerprints. Without topical colors and sealers the leather touches, expands, contracts and breathes naturally. Experience hours of seating goodness with all the genuine color & grain variation, a signature of Full Grain. It gets better. Through age and use, the leather will develop a warm surface sheen known as “patina”. It’s the patina that gives furniture its comforting, vintage look.
Product Design Features
StyleFlorence Mid-Century Modern 3-Seat Sofa
Leather TypeFull Grain Aniline Dyed Leather. Supple, buttery soft & natural.
Leather FinishWith natural oils and waxes - not paints and polymers
Leather ThicknessHides range from .09-1.1mm
Safe Foam32lb Density High Resiliency Foam. Durable, comfortable & safe. Meets CA regulations without added chemicals
Sofa FrameSolid kiln dried Ash hardwood
Seat PlatformMetal Coil suspension improves comfort and resists sagging
Cushion StyleRemovable zippered seat & back cushion
DimensionsWidth 89" x Depth 31" x Height 32.5"
DimensionFloor to seat height 16.75"
DimensionFloor to arm height 23.75"
Seat DimensionsWidth 81" x Depth 21"
Base frame legsPolished stainless steel
Adjustable Legs6 adjustable legs for uneven floors
Florence SeriesComes in multiple configurations
WarrantyKardiel Limited Lifetime warranty
100% Genuine Top Grain Premium Aniline Leather
Making up only 5% of the worlds leather supply Top Grain Aniline is the best quality, softest leather we offer. This premium leather is Aniline vat dyed with the color penetrating through to the back of the hide. Top Grain refers to the actual surface of the hide presents a natural leather appearance and touch you would expect.
This series is upholstered in premium Top Grain Aniline European leather. This is a significant upgrade in leather options. Top Grain is the actual surface of the cowhide. While no one knows the actual number, a small percentage of furniture sold today is upholstered in Premium Top Grain Aniline leather. Some claim as low as 5%. Aniline dying describes one of the two processes in which color is applied to the leather with the dye penetrating the leather and extending beyond the surface, into the leather itself. For modern furniture requiring a clean aesthetic, Top Grain Aniline Leather is both “liquid vat” (deep penetrating) and surface dyed to achieve the main color selection and to conceal uneven tones and blemishes in the hide. Top grain aniline is the softest leather and naturally breaths well. Because Top Grain refers to the actual surface of the animal hide it presents a natural leather appearance you would expect. While it is true that raw Top Grain Aniline absorbs spills easier, furniture grade Top Grain leather features a stain resistant treatment making it exceptional for everyday lower maintenance use. Although rare, nothing wears, looks or feels better than premium Aniline Top Grain leather. Over time it patinas and becomes more comfortable versus wearing out.
“Split Grain” is the most common leather used on furniture. This reproduction has been upgraded to Top Aniline leather and does not use Split Grain leather. Nonetheless, this paragraph will help explain the difference in quality and price between the leather types. Split Grain is the underside of the hide that has been separated from the surface or “top” of the hide. While defined as actual leather, Split Grain leather does not have the natural surface grain of the top of the cowhide. A topical layer of insoluble pigment is applied to the surface of split grain leather, which is then stamped or “grain embossed” to imitate the surface appearance of actual leather. This topical layer contains the color that the leather will be.
Safe delivery. Curbside or Full Service
Kardiel specializes in fast home and business delivery of modern classic furniture and bath products across the U.S including Hawaii and Alaska. We dispatch shipments to homes all over Canada daily. Using proven, reliable nationwide delivery methods we insure and guarantee safe delivery of all shipments. We provide standard curbside residential delivery as well as inside White Glove full service delivery as options for many of the regions we ship to.
Kardiel's guaranteed delivery?
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Premium Full Service home delivery
The best value for those looking for a full service delivery experience with no lifting or physical effort involved. A team of 2 rigorously screened home delivery professionals arrive on a day and time prescheduled with you. Your furnishings are brought into your home and placed in the desired location in the room(s) of your choice. The furniture is removed from the packaging/boxes. The old packaging material is then placed in a designated location.
Perhaps you need door(s) removed and replaced? Maybe you live in a condo or high rise building? Maybe there are flight(s) of stairs to climb? The safe arrival of your items is guaranteed and no obstacle is too large. We will do anything necessary to complete your delivery with quality, care and a smile. Average delivery times are 9-12 business days from the day your order leaves the Kardiel warehouse.
Curbside Residential Delivery
This economical delivery option brings your new furnishings direct to your home or business. The term curbside indicates that the items are brought to the "curb" but not inside the home.
This is a signed delivery option which means you will need to be present to accept the delivery. You will need to be prepared to carry the items into your home or office as this service does not include inside delivery. Tracking numbers are provided within 24 hours of your order leaving the Kardiel warehouse. Average delivery times nationwide for this service are 7-10 business days from the day the shipment leaves the Kardiel warehouse. The delivery is guaranteed safe when you inspect and sign with the driver for any potential shipping damage. The delivery company calls to schedule the delivery date and window of time as the arrival date of your items draws closer.
Hawaii & Alaska
Hawaii & Alaska orders allow average 12-18 business days for arrival. Tracking numbers will be provided. Alaska and Hawaii orders are not eligible for advertised "continental U.S" shipping promotions. As over water transport is involved, the shopping cart will not calculate
Alaska and Hawaii customers please contact us by phone to receive a custom discounted delivery quote for your shipment prior to purchasing.
Please contact us by phone at 877-844-4988