A long-time interior designer favorite, Lee Industries creates that kind of timeless, heirloom-in-the-making furniture that instantly elevates a room. Founded in 1969 with nothing more than a factory, ten employees, and founders Bill and Dottie Coley at the helm, Lee Industries has since blossomed into a full-service furniture maker which offers both ready-made and custom-made products. Still proudly crafted in North Carolina alongside heavyweights like Baker Furniture, Lee Industries sources up to 98% of its supplies domestically. If that sounds lofty, it kind of is, but that’s what Lee Industries is all about. Lee Industries sofas and chairs are especially popular because of the transparent approach the company to takes to their construction and composition. And we do mean transparent—Lee Industries makes it public knowledge what materials go into their sofas and chairs, and reveals the nitty gritty details of their joinery, strapping, and padding. Lee Industries also has a long history with slipcovers, resulting in Lee Industries slipcover sofas being considered some of the best in the business. In addition to being offered in a wide variety of performance fabrics and leathers, Lee sofas can be found in Sunbrella and Crypton fabrics. For interior designers who design for families on the regular, it’s no wonder they consider Lee Industries couches serious home run hitters! Because of all the customization Lee Industries offers, scouting vintage Lee Industries furniture assumes full on treasure-hunt status. From one-of-a-kind tufting to castors and custom welting, you never know what surprise details you’ll find!