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10/02/2020
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The Watering Hole – PUB20

Hill Cross Furniture were chosen by Form Creative (thanks to our existing relationship) to supply the furniture for ‘The Watering Hole’, the official food outlet at PUB20 – The only dedicated show for the UK Pub industry. This was the 16th year for the event and The Watering hole was the hub for both visitors and exhibitors to meet, discuss products and services, and taking in the surroundings of the sustainably designed space.

IMM External 28/01/2020
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IMM Cologne – 2020 Report

Hill Cross Furniture were one of the 128,000 visitors, from 145 different countries, at IMM Cologne, a week long international furnishing fair located in the heart of Germany. Compared to Salone del Mobile Milano, which has over 370,000 professional visitors, IMM was fairly quiet. The feel when visiting the fair is that it’s very business orientated and offers deal making opportunities as the products exhibited are ready available. To compare this to Milan stands are often full of prototypes that are not available for a readily. Being right at the... Read More

27/01/2020
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What’s in a contract dining chair?

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” ― Virginia Woolf. In addition to the importance of the quality, flavour and presentation of the food, diners are looking for a comfortable and stylish experience. Not just in the ambience, the music and the service, one of our most basic human needs is to be physically comfortable. People have little tolerance for wobbly chairs and tables, lacklustre upholstery and inadequate support for their back and arms while they sit to enjoy a meal. It takes... Read More

27/01/2020
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Sustainable Contract Furniture has Arrived

We’re familiar with the scary statistics on global warming, endangered species and have heard or seen people such as David Attenborough and Greta Thunberg raising awareness. The UK alone produces over 100 million tonnes of waste annually and this is increasing by around three per cent each year. The food industry accounts for almost 3.5 million tonnes of waste – scary. Hospitality is a major cause for concern on the food waste front with the industry responsible for over 500,000 tonnes (nearly a billion plates) every single year; hotels produce... Read More