16/08/2022

5 reasons why industrial style is here to stay

There has been a huge rise in industrial styling in commercial spaces. As a nod to the bygone era of the industrial revolution, it has become one of the most popular interior choices for bars, restaurants and bistros. At Eclipse, we think there are five main reasons for this: It’s easy to combine or incorporate with other interior styles. Using staple materials and colours means industrial furnishings can be successfully interweaved with any existing design. For example, industrial bar stools can sit well under any existing bar space. Not only... Read More

02/08/2022

Stay on trend with natural weave

With so many practicalities to consider, ‘trendy’ might not be a word you always take into consideration when designing the indoor and outdoor spaces of your pub, hotel or restaurant. However, it’s vital not to discount the importance of style when it comes to attracting and retaining your customers. Keeping an eye on what’s new and emerging gives you a competitive edge within the industry, and means your venue looks positively fabulous all year round. With this in mind, we think it’s time to talk about the new kid on... Read More

24/05/2022

Alfresco dining is here to stay

Venues were granted temporary rights during the pandemic to serve guests on the pavement to mitigate lost space indoors due to social distancing rules. Pubs and restaurants have praised the scheme and credited alfresco dining with their survival through the pandemic. Well, it looks like these rights are here to stay and we will see more alfresco dining solutions on our streets. Hospitality businesses have been lobbying for alfresco dining to be made permanent since restrictions have eased and it looks like, through new legislation, this will be honoured. Given... Read More

03/05/2022

Keep your customers and staff happy with self-stabilising tables!

The clocks have changed, the sun is breaking through – the long-awaited summer is coming! It feels like it has been a long time coming, after a couple of false dawns, the months ahead look likely to be the first in a couple of years that Brits can truly enjoy without restrictions. The industry seems to be just as excited as the public, getting ready for an influx of outdoor diners, after-work socialites, tourists, and more. Despite this, some challenges still exist and preparations are needed. The key to a... Read More

group of friends in pub garden sitting on contract furniture 10/03/2022

Get Bank Holiday ready: prepare for the great footfall surge of 2022!

Read this blog for top tips and advice on preparing for some of this years’ big events, from planning and promotion all the way to choosing the best contract furniture solutions for your unique venue!  At last, we can look forward to a year of welcoming guests with no restrictions! And this year, we have even more reasons to celebrate… the Six Nations, Easter, Mother’s Day and… the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend! A four-day UK bank holiday weekend from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June.  How will your venue be... Read More

A marble restaurant table outdoors, representing marble furniture UK. 03/03/2022
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4 top reasons to hop on board the marble design trend of 2022

Read this blog to learn all about the marble trend of 2022, and how your venue can get on board and make the most of everything this gorgeous material has to offer with the marble furniture in the UK available at Eclipse!  “The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.”  – Michelangelo  Marble is a material which has never gone out of style….  …but it’s certainly making a huge a resurgence in 2022. In fact, marble décor now appears to be just... Read More

An indoor restaurant in yellows and browns with wooden furniture, including contract table and chairs sets. 22/02/2022
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How does comfortable contract furniture affect the dining experience?

Nowadays, all manner of commercial settings are available for potential customers to frequent, ranging from pubs and bars to cafes, coffee shops, hotels and restaurants. The offering within all these venues is somewhat different; however, creating a memorable dining experience (for all the right reasons) depends on a variety of factors, including food, ambiance, décor and comfortable contract furniture, such as a contract table and chairs.  Read on to find out how contract furniture can make all the difference to your visitor’s dining experience…  For the best dining experience, your... Read More

Modern pub tables and chairs in an empty pub with an ashtray on the table 09/02/2022
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Here’s why domestic furniture just won’t do it for your pub…

Have you ever been sat in a pub enjoying a delicious meal or supping your favourite tipple, but your entire experience has been ruined by a wobbly table or chair?   Or worse still, have you ever had a chair or a table collapse from underneath you? Hopefully not – but it just goes to show how important it is to make sure your pub furniture is of contract quality, as opposed to domestic grade.  If you’re starting a pub or restaurant from scratch or refurbishing an existing business, you’ll want... Read More

01/02/2022
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4 top tips for getting your venue’s outdoor space summer-ready

Think of all the special occasions we have to look forward to this summer… The Jubilee Bank Holiday, Father’s Day, weddings, sporting events… all those long, light nights and after-work social outings… and now have a think about your outdoor space: is it ready for those events? Not to worry if it isn’t; the team at Eclipse have you covered with a bunch of ‘summerspiration’ top tips below – alongside our stunning outdoor furniture seating sets with super-quick delivery! None of us want to be at home anymore, particularly if... Read More

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Transform your venue in 2022 with these hot interior design trends

As we look forward to a year of freedom, increased trade and happy, mask-free customers, how do you best welcome and engage your guests? Will you be refreshing your pub, hotel or restaurant to boost appeal? Or completely transforming your indoor and outdoor spaces to stand out from your competitors?  Either way, we’d like to share what’s hot and what’s not, and focus on trends for interior design in 2022 to help your venue achieve the ultimate success over the next year. Get ready to feel inspired!   1. Forget minimalism,... Read More