Our Story

Ideal Upholstery director David Peppard is a is a master craftsman with a lifetime of knowledge and experience behind him, combining old fashioned quality and service with forward thinking. David started as an apprentice with JB upholstery in 1981 and worked with them for 12 years, learning and perfecting his trade. During his time with JB he worked on all aspects of upholstery including all types of domestic suites including deep button and antique, as well as contract bar seating recovering and manufacturing new seating made to measure.

In 1993 David Founded Ideal Upholstery and has carried his profession to the next level. Ideal Upholstery have a reputation across Ireland for quality workmanship and attention to detail. Our many clients include The Backshop, Des Higginbotham & Son, Richard Adams antique restoration, Abberley Court Hotel and recently Musashi Japanese restaurant, as well as many happy consumers.

Who is Ideal Upholstery

Our Company Mission
To deliver a best in class upholstery service by our commitment to traditional craftsmanship. We strive to provide excellent customer service and offer value for money to all our customers.
Our Promise
We are dedicated to working with you and understanding the results that you want to achieve. Together with our years of experience we can ensure that we get the best results from your furniture and that you continue to love it for many years to come.
We Deliver On Projects
We understand that you are the most important part of our business. That is why we work hard to make sure that we deliver the results you want, on time, every time.

Let Us Help You

Our experience and expertise can help you to get the best from your furniture. We have a large range of fabrics in many colours and styles, to suit all tastes. Choosing to reupholster your furniture can often be the right choice because:

  • It is nearly always cheaper than buying new furniture. By reupholstering you are making an investment.
  • You many want to keep furniture you have already paid a lot of money for and is high quality, sometimes the fabric just needs to be updated.
  • Your furniture may already fit nicely into your room and is comfortable. Reupholstering it can bring it back to its best.
  • We care about your furniture as much as you do.


  • thebackshop
  • Abberley-Court-Hotel
  • dublin-outlet
  • dcu
  • richard-adams
  • Musashi