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February Mood Board, Restaurant Design

February's Hill Cross Furniture 'Mood Board': We thought we'd get your creative minds flowing with a little of our favourite samples for your new restaurant design. February greens and yellow! We will endeavour to bring you a new mood board or design inspiration board each and every month and we'd love to hear your feedback!

wood or plastic? 12/01/2012

Polypropylene or wooden restaurant chairs – the pros and cons

Plastic chairs are ideally suited for most environments but look best within airports, schools, hospitals, canteens, fast food restaurants and arenas. They are possibly the best selling chair in the world as they are highly durable with high impact resistance. Most Polypropylene, or plastic chairs are stacking, which make them an excellent choice when extra seating is required to accommodate large parties. And whilst a vast majority of wooden chairs are available as stacking chairs, polypropylenes are relatively lighter in weight, making it easier for restaurant staff to move around.... Read More


Restaurant Design: Themed Restaurants

Themed restaurant design, what to consider… Thousands of themed restaurants have been launched over the years. And if you are successful in developing a great theme, you will develop a restaurant concept which will ultimately become your brand. By combining the correct amount of entertainment and good food, your business will thrive even when trends change. Remember not every restaurant design is a ‘theme’ restaurant, but all restaurants should have a theme; a design concept which accentuates your food and is a starting point from which to develop your brand.... Read More