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Hospitality industry UK 18/06/2020

How to make the most of your venue’s space and open safely this summer

As lockdown begins to ease, the hospitality industry in the UK is busy preparing to re-open venues in time to take advantage of the summer months. But with strict social distancing rules and regulations in place, if you want to make the most of the seasonal trade, it’s critical that you are able to create a social and enjoyable atmosphere whilst complying with the necessary social distancing requirements. It’s no surprise that the hospitality industry in the UK was one of the hardest hit by the lockdown measures. 48,349 pubs... Read More


7 tips for working from home

A large number of us are now working from home, and for some, this may be your first experience of remote working. Whilst some may find it quite easy to blend work and home life, others may find it a challenge to adapt to a new way or pattern of working. In order to make this experience as stress-free and effective as possible here are a few key points to consider, including how to find stylish home office furniture: Ensure you have the right equipment Along with the essential equipment... Read More

Contract furniture 17/03/2020
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Bespoke contract furniture – Our offering

First impressions count across the hospitality and service industry – That’s why it’s important to have the right contract furniture items for your establishment. Of course there are other major and critical factors including food, drink and customer service, but the overall look and feel of your restaurant, bar, pub, café or hotel plays an important role in the overall impression to the customer. , but the overall look and feel of your restaurant, bar, pub, café or hotel plays an important role in the overall impression to the customer.... Read More

Contract furniture 02/03/2020
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How your venue can make the most out of Mother’s Day

It’s not surprising that Brits love spoiling their mums. UK spending is set to top £1.6 billion this year and what better way to treat your mum than to take her for a meal out with the family. In fact, Mother’s Day and Valentine’s Day are the two busiest dates of the year. Father’s Day falls in June when there is more possibility of some sunshine, however, with Mother’s Day falling in March, it’s a far safer bet to take her to her favourite eatery. So, as a restaurant, pub,... Read More

Commercial furniture 20/02/2020

2020 Spring & Summer interior design trends

As this is being written, it’s dull and gloomy and pouring with rain outside. However, we’re now at the best end of February and as of March, the daffodils begin to grow and our thoughts lean towards warmer climes, holidays and spring/summer vibes. At the end of last year, we featured a blog focusing on the commercial interior design and contract furniture trends for 2020. Of course, this all still applies, but what we’d like to focus on now are the interior design trends which will become particularly apparent this... Read More

Contract furniture 10/02/2020
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How to enhance your Al Fresco dining experience

As the nights begin to draw out and the days begin to lengthen, spring and summer is a thought on everyone’s mind. Our minds turn to long, warm summer nights spent with friends and family, making the most of the fantastic company combined with the open air. As a venue, you will also be thinking about how you can make the most out of your outdoor space as the weather improves and so this article aims to cover how to optimise your Al Fresco dining experience, including your exterior design,... Read More

contract furniture 03/02/2020
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Our hottest contract furniture products for 2020

The New Year signifies a change for businesses and people alike and your hospitality environment may well be following this trend. Is your venue in need of an update to its current look and feel or are you simply longing for a change and so looking to replace your contract furniture and overall interior design? Whatever your motivation, we have a wide selection of new and trending contract furniture products here at Eclipse, from tables, chairs and bar stools to auto-adjusting bases, picnic tables and parasols. This article aims to... Read More

Restaurant Furniture 10/01/2020

Making the most out of Valentine’s Day

For restaurants and the hospitality industry in general, Valentine’s Day is a big deal. Last year, Brits spent a whopping 1.5 billion on Valentine’s Day in its entirety, compared to 988 million in 2016 and so it goes to show spending is on the rise and there seems to be no sign in decline in the importance of this day. In fact, two thirds of couples aim to eat out on the 14th February and so it’s important to make sure your venue is geared up and now is the... Read More

Contract furniture 16/12/2019
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New Year’s resolutions for your venue and your contract furniture

The New Year signifies change for many people, both personally, in their careers and within businesses. Are you thinking of giving your venue a refresh in 2020? You may have had an excellent 2019 but are really looking to push the boundaries in the New Year. It could be that you’re looking to renew elements of your contract furniture, or entire tables and chairs are in desperate need of rejuvenation. Similarly, you may be looking at replacing your entire collection with an interior design overhaul and the help of contract... Read More

Contract furniture 05/12/2019
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2020 Commercial interior design and contract furniture trends

As 2019 comes to a close, we’d like to look ahead at the coming year, and what we believe to be the major 2020 commercial interior design trends in terms of colours, patterns, materials and the best contract furniture. If you’re looking to update or renovate your venue, what should you be looking at to ensure you’re on-trend and ahead of the competition? And remember, although trends are a great source of inspiration, you don’t have to follow these to a tee – use them to enhance your space to... Read More