A sofa frame is usually made from wood but other options include steel, plastic, and laminated boards or a combination of the above. Kiln-dried maple wood deemed free of knots, bark, and compromising defects is used under the upholstery. The show wood of the legs, arms, and back can also be maple, but sometimes mahogany, walnut, or fruitwoods are used for carved legs or moldings. Typical sofas have soft leather, corduroy or linen fabric coverings, thought the padding underneath is made some kind of synthetic padding.
In factories, such an IKEA factory.
Sofas cost money
Yes! If you research the material the couch is made of you can find many sources to say that many manufactured sofas are made of refined animal skin. If you wish to be animal friendly op for non leather sofas.
Leather sofas made from cow's hide, but you must be aware that some only imitates the leather but not realy made from cows hide. To make sure you got the right one try to go this link and check their beautiful and original leather sofas : http://www.sofasandsectionals.com/
Sectional sofas could be made with cotton, polyester, denim, leather, or any other material one wishes it to be made of. They can be specially ordered to fit ones need.
The difference between bonded and genuine leather sofas is that bonded leather sofas are made from pieces of left over animal skin, where as genuine leather is made from the whole skin of an animal making it more costly.
Chesterfield sofas are very elegant and have a timeless look. They are made from very durable materials and are long lasting.
Leather sofas are the most comfortable and durable sofas available.
There are many products made from leather, purses sofas and so much more.
There are so many sofas made in Italy you'll be spoilt for choice. I would recommend going the web site of the Milan Furniture show where they will have a long list of exhibitors. You can also look at the International section of www.english-sofas.co.uk where most of the sofas there are made in Italy. Regards, Sam
Italy did and still does make sofas.