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Family Ties: Family Businesses Within The Hospitality Industry

Posted by Glenn Haussman on Dec 18, 2017 4:03:32 PM

They say the hotel business is one big happy family. That rings true both figuratively and literally. Here at Samuelson Furniture, we proudly carry a family tradition spanning four generations and 82 years.  While the distinction of being a generational business is uncommon today, we know others in the industry who have accomplished this.  A strong sense of identity in combination with hard work, integrity and commitment to the ideals set before them are just some of the components necessary to endure the challenges presented in the world of our business today.

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Topics: Hospitality Design, Custom Upholstery, Custom Seating For Hotels, Custom Casegoods For Hotels, Interior Design

CNC Machines- Keeping our furniture a cut above

Posted by Ruth Chalfin Chasolen on Nov 20, 2017 10:12:14 AM

Keeping ahead of the trends is paramount here at Samuelson Furniture, and to accomplish this we must continually invest in our business. After all, being in a family owned and operated business for more than 80 years means we never rest on our laurels. We must continually invest in our future to provide our clientele with the most exceptional results and ensure our position as industry leaders for many more decades to come.

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Topics: Hospitality Design, Custom Upholstery, Custom Seating For Hotels, Custom Casegoods For Hotels, Interior Design

Quality Upholstery Takes Guts

Posted by Ruth Chalfin Chasolen on Oct 18, 2017 3:00:20 PM

The upholstery trade as a craft evolved throughout many centuries and various eras as it gradually integrated into the furniture making process.  While stages of comfort levels increased, tradesmen provided materials for the covering of chairs, seats and sofas

The coordination of padding, springs, webbing, fabric and/or leather materials covering a wood frame or platform is the essence of this artistic skill.  Fabrication of seating furniture requires design aesthetic with the essential components of comfort and function.   

Unlike residential seating, hospitality/commercial standards require materials with greater durability to withstand the environmental stresses of continuous daily use.  This includes heavy-duty hardware, thicker wood frames, greater density of foam and more resilient fabrics.

The following are the underlying components holding to industry standards for hospitality and contract seating.

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Topics: Hospitality Design, Custom Upholstery, Custom Seating For Hotels, Custom Casegoods For Hotels, Interior Design