Commercial Upholstery Services

About Us

Mark and Neal have worked together on many projects involving famous designers at casinos, at various health care clinics etc. and many projects involving the repair and refinishing of furniture pieces.

Neal manages the Portland Oregon workroom. He has a degree in interior design from Washington State University and has been an integral part of the Portland design scene since 1981, Neal has has been specializing in institutional and commercial furniture restoration since 1991. His notable skill in aesthetic design and customer relations has earned him a reputation as the "Go to guy" when a complicated project needs to be done on time and within budget. His work has been featured in publications regarding the benefits of earth-friendly design.

Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Neal has always had an understanding of the Northwest way of doing things including looking out for the environment. Neal was graduated from Washington State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interior Design.

Neal began his career working for an architectural firm in San Diego, California. He then transfered to Portland Oregon to continue work in that field and soon saw the need for a design savvy upholstery company in Portland and branched out on his own with Commercial Upholstery Services.

Neal and Mark met in the early 1960s as school classmates in Longview, WA. As chance would have it, their parents and grandparents knew each other from living in the same neighborhood of Portland Oregon many years before. Mark started his career as a design engineer working for several Fortune 500 corporations. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Washington State University and an exceedingly deep understanding of the practical side of design with a never-ending drive to maximize the efficiency of design and minimize the costs. Mark has grown the Puget Sound operation to include as customers some of the largest and most prestigious corporations and institutions in the region.

Mark manages the workroom in the Puget Sound area of Washington State. Neal and Mark work separately but also collaborate on numerous projects.

Together, Mark and Neal provide the kind of design expertise not found anywhere else.

neal@commercialupholstery.us            mark@commercialupholstery.us

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