About Us

It all started when...

Micaela & Steve met at an upholstery workshop!

Micaela has a background working in the luxury travel industry, curating some of the finest boutique hotel collections in Europe.  This lead to a job at a start-up where she helped launch the Urban Massage app, a leader in on-demand services.  

Her passion for travel and design eventually led her to join an upholstery course where she met Steve.  

Steve has been an upholsterer for over 35 years working for a variety of well established companies in the South-East. He loves to share his knowledge of upholstery and still teaches aspiring upholsterers in Kent. 

After teaching Micaela the tricks of the trade, the pair decided to go it alone and launch their own upholsterers, Sharp & Simpson, focusing on modern design and traditional methods. The partnership combines Micaela's business skills and Steve's impeccable upholstery!

We work with individuals to update family favourites as well as with commercials enterprises for office and leisure spaces. Get in touch!

 

As Seen On...

Our founder Micaela Sharp recently featured on BBC One's Flipping Profit where she competed against well known auctioneers and market traders to make the most profit.  Over 4 episodes Micaela purchased chairs and sofas from Hye-on-Wye, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Lewes and Faversham.  Watch on iPlayer to see how she got on against Phil Serrel, Catherine Southon and others.  Follow us on social media for behind the scenes shots.

If you have little ones you may have also spotted us on CBeebies' Junk RescueOur episode shows children how we transformed a cable wheel into a mushroom chair and features on every show during story time with Daniel Sebastian.

Micaela Sharp with Phil Serrel and Melissa
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Testimonials

What our clients say...

"Finally unwrapped the sofas and they look amazing. Thank you so much for all your help and the excellent job you’ve done on them. We all really pleased with them." - Matt

"We both think you guys did a great job! We’re really pleased with the work you did on the sofa! We’d like to use you again in the future if anything else comes up." - Sabrina

"The chair looks great back in our space! Thanks for the fast turnaround." - Magnus

"I just wanted to let you know I am so thrilled with how the chair turned out, thank you so much!" - Lily

"You have done a brilliant job and we are very pleased with the results." - Marianna

"I love the chair, it looks so fantastic in our new room!! Thank you for your hard work." - Kate

 

We are part of the South London Club!