Hotel Furniture Blog - Artone, LLC

Hotel Casegoods Manufacturing: A Look Behind the Scenes

The process of manufacturing casegoods from start to finish is like a ballet when you look behind the curtain -- carefully orchestrated with a lot of moving parts, producing a beautiful end result.

When looking at the casegood produced, it can be easy to forget all of the steps that were accomplished to get there.

We’ve detailed each step that we go through to make hotel casegoods a reality.

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Looking Ahead to 2019 Hotel Design

When looking ahead to your hotel design in the coming year, it's important to remember that markets are constantly changing. You can't rely on what your company has done before.

Your guests' tastes, wants and needs are evolving, and last year's high-end amenities are next year's expected details. 

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3 Easy Hotel Marketing Tips for Any Hotel

Every hotel owner knows that marketing is the driving force of the strategy to keep occupancy rates high, and revenue increasing. But “marketing” does not always have to mean fancy techniques that are hard to understand.

In fact, there are a few things hotel owners can capitalize on to build their marketing strategy, and bookings, that do not require a team of experts.

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4 Must See Wood Veneer Designs

Wood veneer has clearly come of age.

It’s beauty, versatility and cost savings over solid wood have placed it in the forefront among designers’ material choices, and even the highest-end hotels have embraced wood veneer designs as solutions for furniture, wall coverings and even light fixtures.

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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 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 Custom Hotel Furniture Helps Your Casino Stand Out

When it comes to casinos, the more unique and memorable, the better! When guests plan a vacation that includes spending time at a casino resort, they are not only looking forward to placing their bets and great entertainment options, they are looking for an extraordinary guestroom experience that defies boring and expected.

As casino owners, managers, and designers, it is your job to use an unexpected combination of custom hotel furniture, eye-catching features, and dramatic décor to create the unique experience they are looking for.

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Renovating Guest Rooms? Don't Forget to Modernize Your Hotel Lobby

We’ve all heard the old adage, “first impressions are lasting impressions,” so catching guests' eyes immediately in the lobby is as important as delighting them in the guest rooms.

Your lobby is also the place that guests congregate when they are waiting on a friend or sitting down for a cocktail as well as where they check in and check out.

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Boutique Hotel Soft Brands vs Traditional Boutique Hotels

If you’re looking to invest in a new hotel, you might be wondering whether it’s worth it to take the risk and plunge into a brand new, traditional boutique hotel -- or delve into the safe world of franchise soft brands.

The truth is, there’s no one-size-fits all answer for every prospective hotel owner. There are a lot of things to keep in mind before purchasing.

We’ve outlined a few of the key considerations below.

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Best Colors and Finishes for Hotel Furniture

Experts at the esteemed PPG The Voice of Color program create design colorways based on a belief that every hue evokes an emotional response in an individual. Since hotel guests walk through your door with myriad personalities and life experiences, it can be challenging to know and choose the best colors for your hotel and your hotel furniture.

However, many travelers share common emotions and responses that are easily tapped into when incorporating the right colors in your hotel rooms, lobby and communal spaces.

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10 Boutique Hotel Trends We’re Looking Forward to Seeing at BDNY

The Boutique Design New York (BDNY) show is one of our favorite trade shows to attend and exhibit at each year.  

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