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Hospitality Furniture Quality Control Checklist

Quality control is an important part of the hospitality furniture manufacturing process. From design, to implementation, to maintenance. Without quality control, there is no guarantee a product will meet quality requirements.

Tip #1: The easiest way to ensure quality control is to work with a domestic manufacturer.

Tip #2: Use this hospitality furniture quality control checklist to ensure a high-quality finished product.

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Pros & Cons of Choosing an American Hotel Furniture Manufacturer

Hoteliers must choose  between an American furniture manufacturer and an overseas option during each new build or renovation project. It’s a decision that can’t be made lightly, as it affects both budget, and the quality  guests expect.

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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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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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What Percentage of Hotel Construction Costs Should Go to Furniture?

All hotel projects have a budget. From construction to final installation and inspection every dollar is to be accounted for. When calculating your hotel costs these variables will play a major role:

  • Size/scope
  • Where it sits on the sliding luxury scale
  • Location, location, location
  • Innovation and sustainability
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Hospitality Cabinets: Materials that Will Last

Veneer, laminate, textured laminate, solid wood, lions, tigers, and bears, oh my! The material options for hospitality cabinets may seem endless.

Choosing a material that looks good is only half of the battle when it comes to the of design hospitality cabinets and furniture. The appearance of these pieces is as important as its structural strength.

In the case of hotel cabinets, materials need to be able to withstand abuse from guests and staff and still look appealing -- over the course of many years! And these factors depend greatly on the materials used.

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What is ORI Robotic Furniture?

Is ORI Robotic Furniture The Future of Hospitality Casegoods?

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7 Boutique Hotel Design Trends Dominating the Industry

In 2018, there was conversation surrounding how boutique hotels -- and the hotel industry in general -- would fare with the new wave of alternative guest options, such as Airbnb. 

But, as a recent article from Hotel Online details, hotels not only stood their ground in the minds of consumers, the industry grew and flourished. This was true not only for major hotel chains, but for boutique hotels and hotel soft brands as well. One can attribute this growth to hotel brands closely monitoring hotel guests' preferred design trends, and renovating as needed.

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What AWI and fsc certiciations mean for your hotel furniture project

What does it mean to be certified? Sometimes, not much. “Certification” can be an empty promise of quality. On the other hand, a certification can mean the difference between a job well done, and a waste of money.

That’s how hotel furniture manufacturers who are certified by the Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) and the Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI) see it.

So what does such certification entail? What follows is an overview that shows how important these genuine pledges to deliver quality are to hotel furniture manufacturers and their customers.

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