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Restaurant furniture 09/09/2019
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How to prepare your venue for the busy festive period

The summer holidays are over, the kids are back at school and it seems the mornings are already fresher than in recent weeks. Summer has undoubtedly been an extremely busy time at home and at work and if you own or manage a hospitality setting, Christmas will now be in your sights – Possibly the busiest time of year and the most profitable, it’s important your venue is ready for the festive period which of course includes New Year. But where do you start? We’ll take you through menus to... Read More

Restaurant furniture 07/08/2019
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Pop-up restaurant to permanent feature

Pop-up restaurants are becoming an ever popular option for restaurant owners looking to trial their concept before turning it into a fully-fledged permanent fixture. What a great way of testing market response to an idea without spending a huge amount of money on something which potentially may not fly. So,if you’re thinking about making the step, the following blog sets out some pointers which will hopefully help you to make the transition. Your brandWhat are you selling and what’s your USP? You have to remember that brand doesn’t just mean... Read More

Contract furniture 22/07/2019
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The top 10 interior design styles for your hospitality venue

What does summer mean for your business? If you run a restaurant, bar, pub, hotel or café then hopefully it means more bottoms on seats. But what if your seats are in short supply? One solution is contract furniture. If you’ve never thought to use hospitality contract furniture before then forget any ideas you have about plain, uninspiring tables and chairs. Not only do most high-end furniture contractors supply a whole range of seating options, but the style is contemporary, bold and exciting. Perfect to spruce up a busy café,... Read More

interior design 16/07/2019
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Why it’s important to use an interior designer for your venue

Hospitality design is ever growing and changing with customers prioritising unique design,experience, atmosphere and sharing memories over basic comfort and functionality.  This leaves hospitality business owners continually trying to keep up with customers’ needs in order to stay ahead of the game, and beat their competitors. If you’re opening a new venue, or refurbishing an existing one, you’ll already know that the way it looks and feels to your potential customers is key to its success. So, do you take on this challenge yourself or use an interior designer? You... Read More

Pub furniture 20/05/2019
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Your guide to this years hottest pub furniture

Pubs are constantly trying to keep up with ever-changing demands. Nowadays, consumers want and expect a full and vast experience when they visit their local watering hole; from the latest in technology, experience-led entertainment and a huge range of spirits and ales. When there’s so much to think about, it’s no wonder your décor and pub furniture choices are taking a backseat – there’s just so much to think about! So, we’ve prepared this guide to help you to refresh your pub’s furniture and design and ensure it’s ready for... Read More

Restaurant furniture 25/04/2019
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The power of digital marketing for your hospitality business

You may well have the best restaurant furniture design, the best venue on earth, serve the best food and drink, employ the best employees and offer the most fabulous service. But how do you drive business to your venue? How can you make sure you are discovered? How can you make sure that customers who have already frequented your establishment come back time and time again? This guide aims to uncover the most powerful digital marketing methods to ensure you’re bursting at the seams with continued custom. Define your target... Read More

Pub furniture 28/03/2019
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Tips for maintaining your pub furniture

The overall look of your pub (or any other venue for that matter) reflects your brand, your style and your character. And, the condition of your furnishings, both internal and external, will have a significant impact on your customers and whether or not they return to your establishment. Cleanliness and décor are extremely important considerations for patron satisfaction and it’s hugely important to ensure your pub furniture is fresh, clean, comfortable and sturdy.  Buying contract furniture is a big initial outlay and so it’s important you get it right and... Read More

Restaurant furniture 12/03/2019
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Your ultimate restaurant furniture guide

Customers (or should we say potential customers) will choose to dine with you according to a variety of different factors, the two most important being the style and comfort of your restaurant furniture, both of which reflect your brand: Customers need somewhere comfortable to sit for an extended period of time and your dining environment also needs to be visually appealing too. There are several types of potential customers: Those who know you and use you time and time again because they love your brand and of course your food/service.... Read More

Commercial furniture 25/02/2019
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Harness the power of lighting to improve your customer’s experience

Lighting directly influences your customers’ experience. And, of course, lighting within hotels varies dramatically from lighting within office environments, retail stores and other locations. Moreover, the lighting for the different parts of a hotel varies from area to area. This is obviously similar to our previous blogs which have concentrated on how commercial furniture differs from location to location as do the colour schemes used to zone your hotel. Understanding the benefits of using appropriate lighting in your hotel enables you to make an informed decision regarding the implementation, placement... Read More

restaurant furniture design 12/02/2019
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6 steps for successfully re-branding your restaurant

So, you’re thinking of re-branding your restaurant… But why? Do you feel as if your entire offering could do with a re-think or is your space feeling a little worse for wear? Whatever your motivation, it’s important you get it right and make the right decisions along the way to ensure your budget is taken care of and spent in the right areas. From your menu to your restaurant furniture design and general interior. The following blog details the steps you should take if a re-brand is a priority for... Read More