An improved furniture construction is provided having a framework designed to receive a series of upholstery panels which are installed merely by press fitting them into place within the framework. The framework includes a side frame having an interior portion with an exterior portion attached to a peripheral edge of said interior portion, said interior and exterior portions defining inner and outer substantially planar cavities having a groove adjacent an edge thereof. Inner and outer upholstery panels are press fit into the cavities. The outer side panel includes a tongue engaging the groove of said outer cavity. Access holes are provided in said interior portion so that said inner and outer panels may be removed.