Absolute Upholstery was established in 2005 by Kevin Marr, who has 20 years of experience in upholstering modern, traditional and contemporary furniture. Kevin’s interest in the field of upholstery began when he was a young boy and spent time with his grandfather who was an Upholsterer and a French Polisher.
Before setting up the business, which is based in the heart of The Grange in Edinburgh, Kevin served a five year apprenticeship learning the wide range of skills and developing expertise in the craftmanship involved in all aspects of soft furnishing. He then went on to specialise in antique upholstery as well as learning about the renovation of period furniture.
He has also taught adult education classes in upholstery for 9 years. In 2004, in order to expand his experience in the industry, he travelled to and worked with several interior design and upholstery businesses in Australia.