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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

09/09/2021
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National Hospitality Day

Let’s support the places we love  The hospitality industry serves as a major contributor to the UK economy, employing 2.9 million people and generating £130bn in economic activity. It was also one of the sectors most severely impacted by government restrictions and lockdowns throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.   From pubs, bars, clubs and restaurants to hotels, B&Bs, cafes and many more – hospitality furniture companies among them – no business has been left unscathed.  The story behind the figures  Hospitality is at the centre of every community and, as a result, has been sorely missed over the... Read More

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

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 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

Restaurant furniture 10/10/2019
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Halloween ideas for your restaurant and restaurant furniture this October

Halloween is fast approaching and so as a restaurant or venue owner you’ll undoubtedly be getting ready for what is set to be an extremely busy time of year. And the following blog aims to give you some ideas to make sure your venue is Halloween ready, including funky restaurant furniture, dastardly décor, a monstrous menu and some promotional ideas added in for good measure. After all, it’s important you take advantage of the extraordinary £320 million us Brits are anticipated to spend this Halloween. Your menu What better way... 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

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