Our Story

Recently, within Australia, there has been a massive shift for outdoor seat cushions manufacturers in a lot of different industries to move their operations offshore. Of course this is a sound economic decision, but when one-off, custom made outdoor cushions are concerned, it simply just doesn’t work.

When it comes to outdoor chair cushions or outdoor chair cushions here in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, Australia, there appeared to be a fairly large gap in the market. Sure, if you are looking for a run of the mill, standard size outdoor furniture cushions or outdoor cushion cover, you will find them everywhere.

But what about a replacement outdoor chair cushions made to your own style and size?

Sam & Daymon Rogers, owners of Cushion Factory, saw that there were many people throughout Australia who were just unable to achieve a great look in and outside their homes whilst not spending a large amount of money. There had to be a way to offer quality outdoor cushions and outdoor seat cushions at affordable prices, using a simple online process and through Showrooms.

With many people becoming increasingly wary of the standard cushions (since most fade, tear, or come apart after just one season of use), our first aim was to provide a range of affordable fabrics, some of which carry a 5-year warranty against fading and loss of durability. Check! Secondly was to find a team of professional seamstresses who specialise in making cushions with these awesome fabrics. Check! Our third item on the agenda was to create a vision where we could provide a great product, on time, with customer service that would exceed the expectations of even the most discerning customer. Check!

Thus, Cushion Factory was created!

Cushion Factory now sells thousands of Sunbrella Outdoor Cushions each year to individuals, hotels, cafes, restaurants, bars and resorts across Australia, in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. We have earned an enviable reputation as being THE go-to, outdoor cushions manufacturer in Australia and we would appreciate the opportunity to help you create cushions you can’t wait to relax in.

Sam & Daymon

OWNERS / MANAGERS

Hi, I’m Sam and fortunate enough to manage our awesome sales and admin guys and the marketing side of the business. As co-founder of Cushion Factory, I’m very grateful to have such a great team who have made Cushion Factory what it is today. I love being creative with social media posts, but I’m a spreadsheet die-hard really!

I’m Daymon and my role is to head of our Production team, ensuring all of the behind the scenes details of each cushion are met on time and on budget. I’m a co-founder of Cushion Factory, where in its very early days, I did everything from cutting fabric and foam, sewing and delivering cushions. I love the challenges that tricky cushions can bring and enjoy watching my beloved Dockers during footy season.

Bec

Sydney Showroom

Hi. I’m Bec, based in our Sydney store and I’m an admitted cushion addict (take a look at all of the throw pillows in the store!) I am on top of all the latest trends & colours and take great pleasure in helping our customers zone in on what they need and want for their space – always giving common sense advice to suit your unique home. Fun fact about me is that I speak Mandarin.

Sandrine

Melbourne Showroom

What I like most about my job is that I get to help people make beautiful spaces they will enjoy spending time in. I bring to the table good listening skills and a background in fine art, furniture and furnishings and an Anglo / French flair. When I’m not helping people with their cushions, Disco is my thing.

Katrina

Brisbane Showroom

Katrina simply loves the Queensland climate year round and enjoying fun times outdoors with friends and family.With a background in sales and customer service within luxury hotels and resorts and several years onboard cruise ships travelling the world, Katrina’s true passion for design and furnishings now allows her to assist our Cushion Factory customers every day. Always willing to provide practical and functional advice and offering suggestions for your new cushions to guarantee that “Wow” factor. When not at work, Katrina can usually be found relaxing on a comfy deck chair or playing the piano.

Sharon

Perth Showroom

I am a Sales Consultant at the Mt Hawthorn Showroom in Perth. My background is in furniture, design and sales. I just love meeting people and doing my best to help them with their outdoor seat cushions. In my spare time, I love catching up with family and friends

Toni

Fearless Office Manager

I like being in the background as support to our Cushion Consultants. I love that I have to think on my feet every day, and resolve any issue that may come up. I also take care of the company accounts and payroll. I love a good laugh but love bringing the team together to work towards a common goal.

Ari

Project Queen

Ari has come to us with previous Project Management experience and has fitted into our team so well and she is such a positive person to have around the office. Her role is to ensure all of our orders are managed on time and on budget. In her spare time, Ari loves a good book, spending time with her family and visiting markets.

Rachel

Cushion Expert – Perth

I absolutely love helping customers to choose fabrics for their cushions so they can have a space that they can enjoy day after day. I’m creative and love bold statement fabrics and have a keen interest in Interior Design. When I’m not at work, I love baking cakes for my family and friends. I enjoy watching thriller doco’s and trying to keep my house plants alive!

Kyle

Fabric Cutter, Foam Cutter and Cushion Stuffer – Perth

Kyle has been part of our team for a number of years on a casual basis and he always fits right in where he left off. Such a hard working person who keeps an eye on the detail to ensure his work is constantly of a high standard. In his spare time, Kyle spends time on his new hobby which is photography.

Rob

Fabric Cutter – Perth

Rob is our steady voice in the factory but he definitely keeps you on your toes with his dry sense of humour. Rob is responsible for operating Sven our automatic Fabric Cutting Machine and ensure the correct fabric is cut to the exact specifications. Rob is a keen gardener in his spare time and plays darts professionally.

Alex

Foam Cutter – Perth

Alex juggles his work at Cushion Factory with his Uni schedule. His role is mainly to cut our foam blocks up into correct sizes for cushions. In his spare time, Alex enjoys re-building computers, plus he has represented Australia in Europe and New Zealand in Kayaking.

Dennis

Cushion Stuffer

My role is to fill and despatch cushions. We all spend time putting together cushions to the highest of qualities and I am very proud to be part of that. My role is part time and my other days are spent at Uni where I study health science. I also like origami where I love creating something beautiful out of something very simple.

Sarah, Vanita, Tina, Julie and Rav

Our Sewing Angels

Once your cushion fabric is cut out, it is then sent to one of these wonderful ladies who work their magic and bring your cushions to life. They absolutely LOVE sewing and love seeing the variety of fabrics that our customers choose. We are so very grateful to have them on our team.

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