Your Essential Guide to Caring for Your Luxury Pieces

Your Essential Guide to Caring for Your Luxury Pieces

A piece of luxury Nordic furniture is an investment in style, comfort, and longevity. However, the lifespan of these pieces greatly depends on how well they're cared for. Today, we will share a comprehensive guide on maintaining your Nordic furniture, covering various materials and fabrics to ensure their enduring beauty and functionality.

Wooden Furniture

Nordic furniture often features natural wood, valued for its durability, warmth, and unique grain patterns. Our Noah Dining Table, for example, showcases the splendid aesthetic of robust solid walnut.

Cleaning: Regular dusting with a soft, dry cloth is usually enough for daily upkeep. For deeper cleaning, use a damp cloth and mild soap, but always make sure to wipe the surface dry afterward to prevent water stains or warping.

Maintenance: To maintain the finish of the wood and prevent it from drying out, consider applying a high-quality furniture wax or polish every few months.

Damage Control: Use coasters or mats to prevent heat marks or stains from hot dishes or drinks. If scratches occur, they can often be fixed using a wood marker or wax crayon that matches the furniture's colour.

Leather Furniture

Leather, like on our Briggita Sofa, adds a touch of luxury, and improves with age, given the right care.

Cleaning: Wipe down leather furniture with a dry microfiber cloth regularly to remove dust. For spills, blot immediately with a clean, dry cloth. Use a damp cloth and a mild soap for cleaning, but avoid soaking the leather.

Maintenance: To prevent cracking or fading, apply a good quality leather conditioner every six to twelve months.

Damage Control: Keep leather furniture out of direct sunlight to prevent discoloration and drying out. For scratches, a leather repair kit could be used, or you might prefer to embrace them as part of the patina that adds character as the piece ages.

Fabric Furniture

Fabric upholstery, like the soft velvet on our Helge Chair, provides a warm, cosy touch to any space.

Cleaning: Vacuum fabric furniture weekly to remove dust and dirt. Use a lint roller to remove pet hair. For spills, blot, don't rub, immediately with a clean, dry cloth. Use upholstery cleaner for deep cleaning - always test on an inconspicuous area first.

Maintenance: Flip and rotate cushions regularly to ensure even wear. Using a fabric protection spray can help repel stains and prolong the life of the fabric.

Damage Control: Promptly tend to any loose threads or snags by cutting them off. Don't pull them as this could lead to further damage. If staining occurs, a professional cleaning service may be the best way to ensure the longevity of the fabric.

Bouclé Fabric

Bouclé fabric, with its characteristic looped yarns, lends an appealing texture to furniture, such as our Aavet Sofa.

Cleaning: Regularly vacuum bouclé fabric using an upholstery attachment to keep it free of dust and dirt. For spills, blot immediately with a clean, dry cloth. Due to the fabric's texture, professional cleaning is often recommended for deeper stains or spills.

Maintenance: Avoid placing bouclé fabric furniture in direct sunlight to prevent fading. Fluff cushions regularly to maintain their shape and prolong their life.

Damage Control: If the fabric snags, avoid pulling it. Instead, cut the snag with scissors. For significant damage or stains, professional restoration may be necessary to maintain the fabric's unique texture and appearance.


A well-placed rug, such as our Lisbet Rug, adds warmth, texture, and colour to your space.

Cleaning: Vacuum your rug regularly to remove dust and loose dirt. For a deep clean, hire professional rug cleaners as they have the knowledge and equipment to clean your rug without damaging it.

Maintenance: Rotate your rug every few months to ensure even wear, especially if part of it is under furniture or exposed to sunlight more than the rest. Use a rug pad to extend its life, prevent slipping, and protect the floor underneath.

Damage Control: In case of spills, blot immediately with a clean, dry cloth. For tougher stains, consult a professional to avoid damaging the rug’s fibres.


Luxury Nordic furniture, from our Noah Dining Table to our Briggita Sofa, is designed to stand the test of time. With these proper care and maintenance tips, you can ensure that your investment continues to bring you style, comfort, and Hygge while maintaining its aesthetic appeal. Whether it's wood, leather, fabric, rugs, or unique materials like bouclé, each requires its special care to stay in top shape, embodying the beauty and longevity that Nordic design is known for.

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