Jamestown is no stranger to the furniture business. In fact, one of the westernmost cities in New York was once dubbed the “Furniture Capital of the World,” as furniture manufacturing was its predominant industry.LEARN MORE
We’ve officially begun a new year, a new decade, and as we typically consider these factors -- a “new beginning.” As many of us are planning for the future, we can’t help but take a minute to reflect on the past and how far we’ve come. Unarguably, furniture design has been a part of the human experience since the beginning of history.
And while one may say that we are a bit biased on the topic, we feel it’s important to build our future to start this new year by looking back at our history and the history of the furniture industry as a whole.LEARN MORE
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.LEARN MORE
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.LEARN MORE
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.LEARN MORE
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.LEARN MORE
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:
- Where it sits on the sliding luxury scale
- Location, location, location
- Innovation and sustainability
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.LEARN MORE