Our Team

The Team at Upholstery Designs

Find out more about the Team at Upholstery Designs.

Tony Blowman

Job Title: Director

A time-served upholsterer by trade, Tony established Upholstery Designs in 1977 together with wife Tricia. Tony initially reupholstered and refurbished furniture in a workshop in Hedon Road, while Tricia was the face of the business. Having quickly built a reputation for quality and service, the couple moved to their first shop where demand for Tony’s new, hand-made suites rapidly grew.

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Ian Blowman

Job Title: Director

As Tony and Tricia’s son, Ian was born into the family business. He now has 21 full-time years with Upholstery Designs behind him, having begun with deliveries while buildling his knowledge of products and the furniture trade. Ian is also a qualified leather technician, skilled in both repairs and sourcing high-quality leather furniture for the store.

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Tricia Blowman

Job Title: Director

Tricia launched Upholstery Designs with husband Tony 39 years ago and has always ensured the business side runs smoothly and efficiently. Tricia takes care of the financial and administrative matters that underpin the company – but you’ll also find her on the shop floor from time to time, where her many years of product and sales knowledge are an asset to the store.

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