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by Franka



Sleek and refined, Ethel is a unique velvet sofa poised to charm.

Locally made to order, this modern vintage sofa will bring a left-of-centre allure to any room.

Note: Images here shown in Atelier Velvet colour Antique - please contact us for pricing. 

Let us help you to create a custom sofa of your own.  



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Upholstery Library

Standard sizing:
Size options: 880 (chair) / 1800 / 2200mm long
Depth 880mm deep

Leg Options:
Turned timber in either Natural / Walnut / Black stain

The Ethel Sofa is custom made to order in your choice of fabric or leather. Choose from our collection of in-house options that can be viewed in our fabric library.

++ Additional options are available in-store.


10 years on frame
1 years on upholstery

Franka sofas are hand-crafted to order in our Sydney workshop.

Standard lead times are between 8-10 weeks, however, can vary depending on time of year.

Best to check with our team for current lead times.

Our sofas require 2-man delivery and are undertaken by our professional removals team.

We can deliver Australia wide, however delivery options will vary according to timing and location. Check with our team to obtain a quotation for your area.

View this product in person?

Make a time to visit our studio space in Alexandria where we have a selection of our favourite items available for viewing. Visit in person, or via phone or Zoom using the form below. Appointments are available Monday - Friday and Saturdays


Frequently asked questions

  1. Decide on the design & configuration or size
  2. Choose your preferred fabric or leather (order swatches here)
  3. Pay for your sofa
  4. We get to work on manufacturing, which typically takes around 8 weeks for production
  5. We arrange to deliver your new sofa using our preferred delivery team


We can assist you to make best decisions around fabrics and sizing for your space and lifestyle.

If you would like to visit our showroom to test out the comfort and take a look at our fabrics and leathers, make an appointment to visit our Alexandria Studio space here

Our studio in Alexandria showcases examples of our designs for you to view. The stock changes regularly and so best to check prior if you're hoping to see this particular model.

You can make an appointment to view here.

Our pricing is based on a selection of hand-selected and tested fabrics which we suggest most suitable for each particular design.

We additionally offer a range of alternative options from Australian fabric and leather suppliers.

Alternatively if you have something specific in mind outside of these options we can quote on this too.

We offer a 10 year frame and structural warranty on our sofas, and 1-2 years on the upholstery.

The Ethel sofa cannot be made into a modular shape, however we can make small adjustments to the size, depth or seat height if necessary. If you are looking for something completely customisable, we suggest our Charlie or Lennon Sofa which offers greater flexibility.

Manufacturing timeframe is generally 8 weeks - although customised items may take a couple of extra weeks on top of this.