Hotel Furniture Blog - Artone, LLC

3 FF&E Storage Considerations

Hoteliers and hotel designers often order FF&E products far ahead of when they actually need them.

For planning purposes during a hotel renovation or redesign, this is a smart move -- your FF&E is ready and waiting for you, and production delays have little impact.

But what about the time between when your order is finished and you’re able to receive it?

Proper FF&E storage makes a big difference in order quality and longevity.

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Cost to Build a Boutique Hotel From the Ground Up

According to Cushman & Wakefield, the average cost of building a hotel ranges from $115,000 to $1.5 million per room. That takes hotels at every level from midscale to luxury, including boutique hotel projects.

This is a huge variance, and the price that’s accurate for your hotel largely depends on a few things:

  • What type of experience you want to give to your guests.
  • Where the hotel is.
  • Design considerations desired to complement your brand.
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How to Build an Eco-Friendly Hotel with Green FF&E

You cannot refute the facts. Americans have transformed into “Eco-friendly” mavens with everything they do - including travel. So much so that they take the environment into consideration when booking a hotel.

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Boutique Hotels vs. Chain Hotels: How Does Design Differ?

From industry trends...to cost analysis...and guest expectations, we’ve covered it all when it comes to the differences between boutique hotels vs. chain hotels.

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Custom Luggage Bench + 3 Other Items to Design for Great Guest Spaces

Having the opportunity to travel - for work, leisure, or #bileisure - usually means staying at a hotel.

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Hotel Room Materials You Haven't Heard Of (But Should Be Using)

You’ve heard us talk about the different materials that can be used for hotel guestroom casegoods. We’ve also talked about the importance of choosing a material that makes sense for the climate where it will be housed.

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Island Hotel Furniture: How Humidity Affects Casegoods

Think life's a beach? Try designing furniture for an island hotel. Standard hotel furniture requires you to consider several variables; designing furniture for an island hotel requires even more thought and planning.

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What Guests Want From a Hotel in 2020 + Beyond

Maybe the better question to start with is, “who is the hotel guest of 2020?” With 2020 just around the corner, hoteliers must prepare for what their future guests want from a hotel, and the only way to know this is by understanding who these guests are.

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Quality Control and Hotel Room Materials

In today’s hotel guestroom you’re tasked with harmonizing the need for furniture design that meets modern guest expectations all while meeting industry standards for functionality, aesthetics. Oh, and let’s not forget about managing costs.

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How ‘Mindfulness’ is Driving Hotel Interior Design

One of the biggest misconceptions about creative people is that they always wake up feeling compelled to create. The truth is that this skillset is often blocked by external pressures and an inability to concentrate due to their surroundings.

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