Custom Upholstery in East London


Altyn is an upholstery studio based in Forest Gate of East London. Olga Mackenzie at Altyn restores clients’ furniture using personalised approach to all projects.

Jean Prouve’s SCAL day bed in Kvadrat fabric for Architectural Digest Magazine


Olga is knowledgeable in history of furniture and design therefore she uses sympathetic approach and attention to historical details in her process of work.

Price estimation is provided based on the images of the items. However, home visits are possible to arrange to allow a broader understanding of what type of restoration, repair or re-upholstery you might require. This service is available to those in East London.

Altyn is a small but busy studio, the turnaround is fast, and projects are accomplished within the given time estimations. All upholstery projects are delivered and collected by clients.

At Altyn Olga strives to produce work of exceptional quality whilst keeping services as affordable as possible.


Olga aims to inspire an aesthetic that integrates recycling and recuperation; re-upholstery of furniture is a way to recycle and Olga does it with a heightened sense of finesse. Bringing style, comfort and durability together, Olga works with premium materials and tools. She will be happy to discuss fabrics and help you make an excellent choice.

Altyn currently holds accounts with Pierre Frey, Kvadrat, Dedar, Rose Uniacke, Holly Hunt, Yarn Collective, Linwood, Guy Goodfellow Collection, Colefax and Fowler, Bute, Designers Guild, Rubelli, Maharam, Lelievre, House of Hackney, Wildman and Bugby, Romo group and a few smaller suppliers of natural linen and wool.