modern living room featuring de la espada armstrong seating collection



Modern Solid Wood Furniture

De La Espada was founded in 1993 by Luis De Oliveira and Fatima De La Espada. Hailing from Porto and Madrid respectively, the founders opened the first De La Espada store in London in 1996, when there was comparatively little quality contemporary furniture in the city. The De La Espada aesthetic evolved from influences like the Arts and Crafts movement, architects such as Tadao Ando, Luis Barragan, John Pawson, and Alvaro Siza, and Scandinavian design from the 1950s.

Specializing in solid wood, De La Espada’s dedicated factory in Northern Portugal unites industry with small scale production, advanced technology with handcraft. Their craftspeople take pride in their work and apply their expertise to create the most aesthetically and structurally enduring furniture possible.

De La Espada has a strong belief in the power of design to transform people’s lives, and their products are created with this in mind—the human being is at the center of everything the brand does.
dining room featuring elliot table by de la espada
modern living room featuring a collection of de la espada furniture
modern living room featuring armstrong armchair by de la espada
De La Espada Designers

Matthew Hilton, Neri&Hu, et al

De La Espada works closely with a small number of international designers, forming significant and long-lasting partnerships: Autoban, Jason Miller, Luca Nichetto, Matthew Hilton, Neri&Hu, and Studioilse. A designer’s vision extends far beyond just a chair or a bed. At De La Espada, they conceive furniture for an entire home: a place to eat, rest, sleep, and work.

Matthew Hilton is an esteemed British designer whose product line expresses the technical knowledge and clarity of vision gained over four decades in the industry. Utilizing materials that improve with the mark of age, Hilton creates beautiful, exceedingly functional products that are rigorously engineered.

designer matthew hilton for de la espada
detail of a manta dining chair by de la espada

Industrial design with a warm heart, where luxury is expressed through obsessive detailing — discover De La Espada.

modern living room featuring a blue classon sideboard by de la espada

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