5 Ways to Spruce up Your Aging Lobby

Posted by Janet Voigt on Thu, Aug 17, 2017 @ 07:30 AM

Ever have one of those days when you walk through your facility on your way to your work day and something different catches your eye?  It’s the day that it hits you that your lobby area is dated. 

What was once fresh and new is now drab and old. The saying “you never get a chance to make a first impression” might resonate through your head as you think about how many people are coming to your facility and getting the wrong first impression.  The furniture they see your lobby is attention-getting for all the wrong reasons.

So what can you do to update your aging lobby? Here are 5 ways to spruce up your aging lobby:

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Topics: Group Furniture Buying Advice, Commercial Lounge Furniture, Lobby Furniture Furniture for Contract

BARIATRIC FURNITURE

Posted by Janet Voigt on Tue, Oct 08, 2013 @ 09:33 AM

Statistics site obesity in the US at around 33% of the population. Something for Everybody AND EVERY BODY! SEATING WITH DIGNITY.

Fortunately, there are more and more bariatric options available from contract furniture providers. Bariatric furniture includes a wide variety of wood, metal and upholstered seating pieces that are designed and tested to hold up to heavier weights then standard furniture pieces.

Adding bariatric furniture to a seating space is not only a necessary option to prevent furniture breakage, but all people deserve the opportunity to use seating with an appropriate width that allows a body fit comfortably.

Truth is that although bariatric seating serves a very practical purpose, constructing furniture to higher weight standards also serves to ensure a highly durable and versatile seating piece that can and will be used by everyone (patients, clients, guests and staff!) regardless of size.

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Topics: Health Care Furniture, Commercial Lounge Furniture, Bariatric

The Power of the Right Upholstery Fabric

Posted by Janet Voigt on Wed, Mar 06, 2013 @ 08:30 AM

When selecting contract fabrics for upholstered furniture, there are many things to consider. 
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Topics: Interior Design Advice of Group Living Facilities, Contract Furniture & Fabric: Making it Last, Fabric/Upholstered Furniture for Contract, Contract Furniture, Commercial Lounge Furniture

Contract Furniture Trends

Posted by Janet Voigt on Thu, Jan 10, 2013 @ 03:21 PM

Healthcare, group living and housing experts have returned to the proverbial drawing board after putting last year to bed.  This year is packed with conferences and industry gatherings for professional buyers, architects and planners. Now that the New Year is firmly underway, these experts have started letting the industry know about what they expect to see in terms of contract furniture trends for the upcoming year.

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Topics: Interior Design Advice of Group Living Facilities, Fabric/Upholstered Furniture for Contract, Contract Furniture, Commercial Lounge Furniture

Crate style furniture that will make you go wow!

Posted by Janet Voigt on Thu, Jan 03, 2013 @ 12:27 PM

Facility managers and housing directors have been making an old trend new again.

When looking for quality furniture that is durable and budget-friendly, many buyers have discovered that crate furniturehas re-emerged as an industry must-have.

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Topics: Crate Style Furniture, Tough Stuff, Barn Door Furniture, Pine Furniture, Commercial Lounge Furniture, durable furniture

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