Established over 150 years ago in 1869 by Shoreditch born cabinet maker Frederick Parker, Parker Knoll, have, ever since this time been well renowned for designing and developing the best of British sofas and chairs of the highest possible quality. Today, at our head office in Nottinghamshire our founder’s commitment to producing beautiful, high-quality designs remains unchanged and is supported by our promise to develop ranges that combine the honed craft of our highly skilled teams with modern design techniques for the 21st century. The result, exquisitely comfortable sofas and chairs, classically designed and the utmost in style.

Our Designers

Our in-house design team, based in Nottinghamshire at our state of the art manufacturing facility, take pride in designing and developing the finest furniture, whilst maintaining the founding principles of Frederick Parker himself.

The craft of comfort

Over the past 150 years the Parker Knoll brand has grown through periods of key trend and distinct style, today our collections are a reflection of this. Our comfort engineers have worked to develop the seating for all our collections ensuring you have the ultimate comfort experience, every time you sit.

Quality & Craftmanship

Frederick Parker took pride in designing and developing the finest furniture using the best of British craftsmanship. He learnt his craft from his father, a cabinet maker, and then later passed these skills onto his sons. These founding principles remain at the core of the business today as Parker Knoll continue to lead the market in design, technology and innovation.