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Precautions Hospitality Furniture Manufactures Take For Cleanliness

As the world continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, the safety and well-being of hospitality employees and customers remains first priority.

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Made in America: Jamestown, NY Furniture Industry (Part 2)

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.

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50 Years of Furniture Part 1: We’ve Come So Far

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.

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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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