Interior Design Trends in 2022 with Sulfaro. The Autumn Sale NOW ON. Discounts of up to 40%. 

Every year sees new trends in Interior Design – new colours, new shapes. Space is redefined and accessories reflect the current directions on what is trending now in Interior Design. To assist you in your deliberations here is a recent article from Houzz titled Home Design Trends That Will Shape 2022. We have selected the most relevant items pertaining to living rooms. 

Living Rooms


Major renovations steal a lot of home design attention. But updates to furniture and decor are booming. In 2021, searches on Houzz for home accents increased 2,417% compared with the prior year, while searches for decorative accents rose 799%. For accent pillows, searches skyrocketed 5,050%.


Velvet is one of those materials that cycles through periods of popular and really popular. Right now we seem to be in an era of the latter. And why not? It’s soft, has texture, and who doesn’t like rubbing a hand back and forth on a velvet surface to create patterns?

On Houzz, searches for velvet accent chairs were up 1,161% in 2021 compared with the previous year. Velvet sofas were up 121%. 

Curvy Furniture

Furniture with rounded contours showed up everywhere at the 2021 High Point Market, signaling a curvy trend for sofas, sectionals and chairs that will keep rolling in 2022. 

Swivel Chairs 

A swivel chair gives users the option to shift position toward or away from elements in a room. A pair of swivel chairs can face the interior conversation area or rotate around to views of the sunny outdoors. Houzz searches for swivel chairs were up 1,922% in 2021 compared with 2020.

Neutral Sofas in Performance Fabric

There was a time when few homeowners took the gamble on having a white or other light neutral-colored sofa in a living room. The inevitable spills and stains were too much of a deal-breaker. 

But with innovations in stain-resistant fabric, that’s no longer the case. Durable, easy-to-clean fabrics from companies like Warwick, Sunbrella, Crypton and Perennials mean homeowners can now more confidently embrace light upholstered furniture. 


At Sulfaro each item of furniture is individually crafted in our modern studios and workshop, (located directly behind Sulfaro’s showrooms). Our gifted team of Artisans and Tradespeople create each piece – from framing through to finished upholstery – to the exacting standards set by our Master Craftsman, Santo Sulfaro. Furniture making is generational tradition with  Sulfaro, utilising methodologies handed down from ‘Father to Son’. For Santo and his team  the process is hands on utilising classic European furniture making techniques. 


In crafting furniture onsite Sulfaro offer you, the customer, the opportunity of hand selecting the fabrics, the colours, the patterns and the materials of your choice. Our Design Team will guide you through the selection process on fabrics, leathers and accessories to suit your taste and requirements. The Design team have gathered a massive collection of fine fabrics and leathers for your selection from Australia’s and the world’s leading fabric houses and fine leather suppliers. Choose the accessories you desire – buttoning, piping, fringing, skirting, cushioning and timber finishes. Be certain of your absolute comfort – select the cushioning and lumbar support you require. 

Start by determining the sofa, armchairs or occasional chairs you desire from our extensive Collection. Call us on 03 9872 4608 and arrange a meeting with our Design Team, led by Amelia Sulfaro, our Retail Manager, at a time convenient to you (Sulfaro is open 7 days per week, see details below).

The Sulfaro Website – Make Your Selection

It’s time to browse the Sulfaro website and review our full collection. Whether you are seeking a traditional, classic style of lounge suite or you’re looking for something that is more modern and contemporary, the Sulfaro Collection will provide you with the inspiration and,ultimately, the satisfaction of discovering the sofa and armchairs, the accessories you desire. Take the time to first view our Signature Selection, featuring some of our most popular sofas, presented in a series of interior design vignettes by popular Interior Designer, Amanda Richmond. Each sofa is depicted with matching armchairs or occasional chairs as well as a full range of beautiful accessories – credenzas, buffets, sideboards, side tables, coffee tables, feature lamps, sumptuous rugs and much more to complement the simply gorgeous Sulfaro designed sofas. 

Then it’s time to reviw our full catalogue as depicted in our Collection. For further information click on the image you have selected on the website. You can then download a fact sheet and/or images of each item selected. 

  • Decor and Design Accessories
    A complete range of accessories including coffee tables, credenzas, buffets, side cabinets, lamps and much more.

The Sulfaro Autumn New Season Sale

Currently at Sulfaro we are conducting our Annual Autumn New Season Sale. Visit our showrooms at 650-652 Whitehorse Road, Mitcham and inspect our huge selection of quality, handcrafted fine furniture, with many items of floorstock currently heavily discounted up to 40%!  All discounted furniture is ticketed with marked pricing. All sale items are exclusive to Sulfaro

This Week’s Special – The Hamilton

The Hamilton lounge suite consists of two sofas – a 3 seater and a 2-1/2 seater.

This week only $5,990.

15% off. 

A saving of $1068. 

Dining Settings – From Sulfaro

Sulfaro offers an extensive range of dining tables and matching dining chairs, all exclusive to Sulfaro. From fully extendable dining tables, designed to seat 12-16 people to more compact units suitable for the kitchen, the sunroom or breakfast nook, designed to seat 4-6 people, there is sure to be the table to suit your needs. Beautifully finished in polished timbers, each table features a table top in either glass, ceramics, marble, metallic finish, or of course, finely polished timber. Sulfaro offer a full range of dining chairs to complement your dining table, finished in fine leathers and selected fabrics. All dining chairs are sturdy and crafted by Sulfaro.

Interior Design Service – Free to All Sulfaro Customers

With changing trends with a myriad of design options, refurbishing and refurnishing your home can be quite a daunting task. At Sulfaro allow us to take the opportunity to assist you. All Sulfaro customers and clients are eligible for our free Interior Design Service. Yes that’s correct, absolutely free. It’s easy, call us on 03 9872 4608 and arrange a meeting with our experienced and friendly Design Team. Or leave your details here for a prompt reply. You are welcome to bring your floor plans, photographs and any fabric samples you may have to the meeting. It’s a good idea to take note of your current colour scheme and flooring to assist us.

Sulfaro 100% Australian Made and Australian Owned

All Sulfaro furniture is hand-built and handcrafted in our modern studios and workshop located in Mitcham, Melbourne, directly behind our showrooms. Sulfaro utilises Australian made components and materials whenever and wherever possible. Sulfaro is an Australian company, family business, wholly Australian owned and currently in business now for nearly sixty years. All Sulfaro furniture is guaranteed for a lifetime on all workmanship. As a leading manufacturer of handcrafted, fine furniture within Australia Sulfaro deliver Australia-wide. 

Visit The Sulfaro Showrooms 

Don’t delay – be sure to visit our showrooms in Mitcham as soon as possible. Spread over two huge stores it’s the perfect opportunity to find the loungesuite of your dreams. Come out and take a seat, experience the ultimate in Luxury, Comfort and Design. It’s the Sulfaro experience.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Sulfaro – simply the best.


Sulfaro showrooms are located at 650-652 Whitehorse Road, Mitcham, corner Cochrane Street, approximately one kilometre west of the Ringwood off ramps on Eastlink. There is ample off-street parking available.



Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm.

Sunday 11am to 4pm.

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