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Metal edges for hospitality table tops

Metal Edging for Table Tops

Metal edging is a popular choice for table tops, but do you know what it entails and what sort of table tops it is suitable for? In this article, we will explore the different advantages and disadvantages for using metal as edging on table tops.

11/05/22 17:02

Monthly Product Update - April 22' - Sofas

This April, we are showcasing our favourite multi-seat furniture, a staple for every social gatherings - sofas! From modular sofas to sofa beds, we invite you to take a first look at our top picks. 

29/04/22 12:00

Outdoor Table Top Options

Choosing table tops for outdoor use can be a difficult task. Some materials are better in terms of aesthetics and others are more durable. In this article we will explore the ways in which these materials differ and also delve into options for each, so you might find the best one that will suit your needs.

04/04/22 15:26

Monthly Product Update - Mar 22' - Barstools

As COVID regulations ease up across the UK, we are delighted that restaurants and bars can now operate in full swing! To celebrate, we are putting a spotlight on barstools this March...

31/03/22 14:25

Creating the Ruby Hotel - Interview with Matthew Balon

We are delighted to have interviewed Matthew Balon, the Head of Design at Ruby Hotels, who tells us about his design methods, where he finds inspiration, and the up-and-coming trends for hotel interior design.

08/03/22 11:28

Monthly Product Update - Feb 22' - Outdoor Dream

This February we are showcasing some of our favourite outdoor collections, perfect for the warmer months. From sofas to lounge chairs to barstools, this furniture is hard-wearing and weather-resistant...

01/03/22 16:44

Edge Profiles for Solid Wood Table Tops

Have you selected a solid wood table top? Are you now wondering how to best approach personalising your table top edges? We've put together a comprehensive guide to help you pick out the best edge for your table top.

15/02/22 16:06

Using Flooring for Table Tops

Did you know that you can use wooden floor boards to make table tops? Increasingly, we are being asked to use solid wood floor boards and engineered floor boards to make table tops...

21/01/22 14:34

Veneered Wood Table Tops

Have you ever wondered why veneers are used instead of solid timber? Is solid wood always the best choice for your table top? In this article, we delve into everything you need to know about veneer table tops.

13/01/22 12:54

VAT Free Trade

Are you confused about whether VAT will be charged on your furniture purchase? If so, you’re not alone. In this article, we will explain when you will be able to trade with us VAT-free and when not. There are 4 typical scenarios...

14/12/21 13:03

Interview with Mike Duncalf

Designing for Aloft: Interview with Mike Duncalf

We are delighted to have interviewed, Mike Duncalf, Director at Studio Duncalf, who speaks to us about his design style, personal philosophies, and our project collaboration for Aloft London Excel hotel (part of Marriott International) in 2019 and, again, for the Docksider restaurant within the same hotel in 2021

09/12/21 15:39

latest contract furniture models

Monthly Product Update - Nov '21

Monthly Product Update '21 features a hand-picked selection of the latest contract furniture models. Short read for interior designers interested in keeping on top of the market.

30/11/21 15:37

wooden table top tickness

Wooden Table Top Thicknesses

Wooden table tops are generally supplied in thicknesses that relate to standard thicknesses of timber planks or sheet materials. They usually come in the following thicknesses...

24/11/21 12:46

Wooden Table Tops - Types of Wood

Wooden table tops are robust, last for ages, look better with a bit of wear and can be made to match pretty much any interior design scheme. We detail the pros and cons of different types of wooden table tops including beech, ash, oak & teak as well as the benefits of veneers and engineered wood.

11/11/21 11:10

New Website Features - Oct '21

Making furniture specifying easier through innovation is part of our DNA at The Contract Chair Company. This month, we've launched another set of updates that will further improve the experience...

25/10/21 16:09

Interview with an Expert - Antimicrobial Fabrics with Ben Lewis

Recent health concerns surrounding the worldwide pandemic have generated a renewed interest in ways we can stay safe, clean and able to protect against infectious diseases- particularly within public venues and the hospitality industry....

20/10/21 10:44

10 Quick-Fire Questions with....Jordan Littler from 3Stories Design

Designing a space as successful as Goods Way, Kings Cross is by no means an easy feat. We are therefore thrilled to have Jordan Littler, Creative Director from 3Stories Design talk us through his expertise, inspiration and valuable insight for Goods Way and beyond...

20/08/21 15:53

Sofa Styles for the Hospitality Industry

A look at some of the top sofa trends within the hospitality industry. A break down of each type, and how to select the right style of sofa for any purpose.

23/06/21 10:03

Foam In Seats – Making Sitting Comfortable

The comfort of an upholstered seat comes from a mixture of: • The composition of the foam under the upholstery • The depth of the foam. • The structure under the foam.

17/09/20 17:12