Designs That Fit

What Is the Difference Between an Offset and Cantilever Umbrella?

When you want to create a seamless transition from an indoor setting to an outdoor setting, maybe to expand the entertainment space of a hotel lounge or encourage students to enjoy nature while studying outside the campus library, commercial umbrellas can play a key role in your design. There are basically three types of umbrellas…


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Great Design Solutions for Booth Seating in Restaurants

Booth seating in restaurants creates a sense of intimacy among groups of families or friends who gather to dine. This sense of togetherness can encourage your restaurant patrons to linger, not only enjoying each other’s company for longer but also consuming more. Additionally, booth seating helps the consumer feel isolated from the hustle and bustle…


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How To Protect Bistro Chairs

You found the perfect commercial outdoor Bistro sets, not only adding to serving capacity but successfully adding a fun, European flair to your venue’s appearance. Now you want to know how to protect your Bistro chairs so they last as long as possible. First, we hope you’ve chosen contract-grade furniture for your venue, manufactured to…


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How to Choose the Right Commercial Umbrella

Commercial-grade umbrellas for outdoor use come in various shapes, sizes, colors, and their cost may vary. Their ability to expand a restaurant or bar’s serving capacity, however, is invaluable. So, too, their ability to enhance poolside accommodations in the hospitality industry. If you’re ready to help clients expand their guest accommodations or restaurant footprint, you…


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What Is Contract Grade Furniture? (Also Called Commercial Grade)

Designers seek contract grade furniture, rather than residential furnishings, for good reason.  So, what is contract grade furniture? Contract grade furniture, also called commercial grade, not only appeals to our visual and emotional senses but it is built to last in high-traffic environments. Contract grade furniture is designed for commercial use. It is made to…


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What is High Top Seating? And What Makes it Different?

Commercial barstools come in diverse styles to offer comfort and versatility. While it’s difficult to predict each customer’s preference in seating, designers can assume there are different inclinations between standard seating, booths, and high tops among the general public.  So what is high top seating and what makes it different? High top seating includes tables…


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What To Expect at Fall Markets: Design Trends and Showcases

Has the novelty of working from home worn off? Has the deluge of artificial intelligence and digital everything inspired consumers to head for more nostalgic, simpler surroundings? From our vantage point, the answer is yes…and no. This year’s fall markets are showing numerous design trends that seem to showcase all sides of any issue. This…


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What Is Modular Furniture Design?

Modular furniture design is an ideal concept because of its flexibility. Modular furniture design works with small spaces as well as large areas. Singular units of furniture, such as lounges, couches, chairs, tables, etc., work cohesively yet can be rearranged to suit varying needs and space. Popular Beaufurn modular furniture lines are suitable for several…


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2021 Interior Design Shows | Beaufurn-Inspired in Hospitality and Senior Living

Beaufurn is looking forward to seeing colleagues, friends, clients, interior design professionals, and architects at this year’s HD Expo & Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, August 24-25! …As well as all the exciting design shows slated for 2021: HD Expo + Conference – Las Vegas, NV August 24-25, 2021 Environments for Aging Expo – Chattanooga,…


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Lounge and Lobby Design for Senior Living Communities

Designing common spaces for senior living installations, like an elevator area, lobby, or entryway, requires the same consideration, creativity, and research that living areas require. These common spaces must function as welcoming and comforting spaces for residents and accommodate varied physical and cognitive abilities. Lounge and lobby design for senior living or an assisted-care apartment…


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