Pure English Luxury from Duresta. Since 1938, Duresta have been making high quality upholstery from their factory in Long Eaton, Nottinghamshire, a town renowned for their furniture making roots. Combing these skills with the best materials available, Duresta produce unrivalled, long lasting, sumptuously comfortable furniture. All Duresta furniture frames are made from selected hardwoods, each dowelled, glued and screwed to prolong the life of each piece. Unmistakable English style lies in the heart of each Duresta piece, bringing character to any room.