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The Top 10 Reasons We Use 3D Renderings In Furniture Design

Posted by Ruth Chalfin on Jul 23, 2018 3:27:12 PM

The furniture industry has gained great benefit from the 3D rendering, photo-realistic process. Producing virtual, high quality images digitally provide clear visualization of abstract concepts, unlimited means of customization, and efficient revision of particular elements of a model.  The flexibility of this technology accelerates the approval process while enhancing visual communication with precise and accurate renderings.

We asked our design team to put together a list of the top 10 reasons we use 3D renderings and how it helps the design and manufacturing process.

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Topics: Hospitality Design, custom furniture for hospitality, Custom Upholstery, Custom Seating For Hotels, Custom Casegoods For Hotels, Interior Design, Furniture Design, 3D Renderings, CAD design

Rethinking Technology In Hospitality Design

Posted by Glenn Haussman @TravelingGlenn on Jun 18, 2018 1:47:11 PM

Technology has become the backbone of the hotel business on many levels. This includes the ways in which properties are operated behind the scenes as well as guest-facing technologies, and of course the latest electronic contraptions hotel customers use when on site.

It has made those in the hotel industry rethink how interactive technology is applied in every aspect of the hotel experience, including through FF&E products such as furniture.  This provides inspiration to begin a dialog addressing the creative thought and application of technology in the hospitality environment.

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Topics: Hospitality Design, Custom furniture for hotels, custom furniture for hospitality, custom seating, custom casegoods, Purchasing FF+E, CustomUpholstery, Custom Seating For Hotels, Custom Casegoods For Hotels, Interior Design, Furniture Design, Technology, TechHotels, Technology Integrated Furniture, Rethinking Technology In Hospitality Design, Hotel Technology

How To Minimize Redlines In Custom Furniture Design

Posted by Brette DeVore on May 29, 2018 3:09:20 PM

An important, time saving process of creating a technical drawing in the world of design and architecture is known as CAD, or Computer Aided Design technology.  The creation of these precision drawings reduces the probability of human error, provide greater accuracy, and greatly shorten the design cycle.  

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Topics: Hospitality Design, Custom furniture for hotels, custom furniture for hospitality, custom seating, custom casegoods, Purchasing FF+E, CustomUpholstery, Custom Seating For Hotels, Custom Casegoods For Hotels, Interior Design, How To Reduce Redlines in custom furniture design, CAD, Furniture Design, Computer Aided Design, CADdesign, AutoCAD

Maximizing ROI with FF&E

Posted by Glenn Haussman on Sep 20, 2017 12:00:00 PM

This month we are investigating how those tasked with purchasing furniture approach their role in delivering a long lasting product that pleases both ownership and guests, all while anchoring the in-room experience. We connected with two industry superstars; Joe Motley, Program Manager at Walt Disney World, and Neil Locke, principal at Neil Locke & Associates, and asked them to share their thoughts on the importance of buying the right quality furniture at the right price.

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Topics: Hospitality Design, Custom furniture for hotels, custom furniture for hospitality, custom seating, custom casegoods, Purchasing FF+E

How 3D Imaging Transforms the Furniture Buying Experience

Posted by Glenn Haussman on May 23, 2017 1:23:20 PM

When you look at a great piece of furniture, you’re only seeing half the story. Chances are that piece looks wonderful to the eye, but what about what is under the covers?

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Topics: custom furniture for hospitality

6 Best Practices for Purchasing FF+E

Posted by Glenn Haussman on Apr 20, 2017 12:00:00 PM

 Purchasing FF&E, particularly furniture, can be a complicated task, especially for high end custom products. But it doesn’t have to be. We spoke with two purchasing pros -- who also have extensive design backgrounds -- and talked them into sharing their best practices for buying furniture.

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Topics: Hospitality Design, Custom furniture for hotels, custom furniture for hospitality, custom seating, custom casegoods, Purchasing FF+E