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Our bespoke, original furniture is already unique and eye-catching. However, we’re about to add a new line of tables and chairs that you can make more your own than anything we’ve done before.
Laser cutting is an exciting technology that uses a high power laser, guided by a computer, to burn or melt away materials, leaving a design in its wake. In the past, this system has been used to drill holes in diamond dies, sear through fabrics and even cut out parts for aerospace applications… and soon, the technique will be used by Metal Furniture Design on a range of our chairs and tables.
While the laser cutting technique we’re going to be using is perfectly precise, the sky is the limit in terms of the designs we will be cutting. Do you run a cafe? Then we could print your logo onto a collection of tables and chairs for you. Want a perfect wedding anniversary present for your other half? How about a collection of garden chairs with your initials and wedding date cut into the backs? Or maybe you want your child’s silhouette on a table for their bedroom. Contact us with your ideas and we can talk them through with you and give you a quote for a truly individual piece.
As well as decorating our chairs and tables with names and faces, we can also finish off your furniture with more stylised designs, as you can see from these example images to the left. If something like this takes your fancy, again, just contact us to talk it over and we can give you a quote. Put your thinking cap on, and we’ll be waiting for your call.
Still looking for Valentines Getaway? Take advantage from Grims Dyke Hotel special Valentines offer ad enjoy your Valentines comfortably – on Oliver metal garden chairs and under romantic gazebos!
If you subscribe to our blog, you’ll know that we’ve been undertaking a lot of commercial projects recently. So, we thought we’d write something especially for our business audience this week. Though, we do hope that all our readers find it enjoyable; the ideas mentioned are very much applicable to the home too, as well as in a commercial environment.
One way to encourage clients or customers to spend more time and money with your company is to make them feel at home. Nothing does this better than a strategically placed coat stand. It invites them to take off their coat, relax and feel comfortable.
Placed by the entrance to your boutique store or coffee shop, you’re immediately making your customers feel welcome, and inviting them to stay longer to browse, or drink more hot beverages. In an office, the key is to make clients feel at ease with their surroundings, encouraging them to browse brochures, read pamphlets and chat to your sales staff.
The entrance to your business premises is the division between the outside and inside environments. Whatever the type of business, people need to feel comfortable and welcome. A coat/umbrella stand helps to break down threshold fear. You’re effectively saying, we want you to spend time here and it’s OK to browse.
Aside from the basic practical plus; that you’ve got somewhere to hang coats, you can really make a design statement. Our traditional Classico metal coat stand (pictured above) is perfect for a rustic or vintage décor. This is ideal for the entrance to a bistro or antique book store. Choose our contemporary Orbit coat stand (right) for your modern office suit or our sleek, Kris coat hanger when space is limited.
We offer a choice of 5 different colours to match any interior style. Choose from anthracite grey, silver grey, smooth silver, cream or white. You then have the option to add a patina finish in bronze, gold, silver or green.
We are proud to share with you that we’ve recently been working with a chain of boutique shops called Mia Zia (meaning ‘my aunt’). The retailer is based in Italy, with stores dotted along coastal cities and throughout tourist towns including Grado, Lignano, Bibione and Caorle. They sell ladies fashion accessories; earrings, necklaces, bracelets, scarfs and shawls, handbags, wallets, umbrellas and lots more.
We kitted-out their outlets with bespoke furnishings from our garden structures and accessories ranges. The results are elegant, yet highly functional store racking and shelving to enhance shopper-experience. The unique store furniture will give the outlets a touch of class to attract high-end customers.
The above photograph features our Classico iron pergola which was custom made to the retailers exact specifications. The shelves were formed with an adapted version of our Classico metal shelves. They will display jewellery, leather goods and other accessories.
Extra functionality is gained with the ability to hang belts, scarves, necklaces and more from the top bars. This will allows the creation of some really interesting displays.
The other pictures show how we created bespoke racks with our Tivoli iron garden arches. Once again, items can be hung from the top bars and the shelf can be used to display matching accessories. You’ll also see our iron umbrella stand which are ideal to show-off Mia Zia’s fashion umbrellas.
Mia Zia decided on a combination of black and white fittings, depending on the store. The graceful white furniture creates a pretty, romantic look, whereas the black is more sophisticated and edgy.
We offer commercial metal furniture for a range of applications including TV sets, hotels, guest houses, bars, restaurants. If you’d like more information, contact us on 0208 144 6621.