3 Half Hurdle Barstool Installs we Love

Dowel Jones originally launched the taller version of their now famous Half Hurdle chair in 2017, debuting the design at Salone del Mobile. This month, the Half Hurdle barstool is finally available in North America. For those that don’t know who Dowel Jones is, don’t fret, you can learn about this Australian design duo here. They are making big waves in the design world with their innovative furniture and lighting products.

A Delightfully Designed Coworking Space by Beauty Shoppe

Now serving: stylish coworking spaces served with a side of hospitality. Enter Beauty Shoppe, a Pittsburgh-based coworking operator on a mission to make neighborhoods and coworking spaces more hospitable and welcoming.

Hold Onto Your Seats, The New Sherman Collection Has Arrived!

Available now, the Sherman Collection is an exploration of form and color that expertly blurs the lines between industrial style and a new era of modern American design.

7 Budget-Friendly Restaurant Chairs

It doesn’t have to cost a fortune to get stylish and quality restaurant chairs. And we have seven chairs to prove it. Below, you’ll find our favorite budget-friendly dining chairs that are nothing short on style—and all start under $400 list.

Rare Sighting: Minimalist Magic at Coffee for Sasquatch

In less than a year since it’s been open, Coffee for Sasquatch has made big waves in the design world. With the distinctions of 2017 honoree in Interior Design magazine and 2018 finalist in Architizer’s Design Awards already under its belt, this hip Los Angeles coffee shop designed by Dan Brunn Architecture has made quite the name for itself. So what’s the big deal? Here’s why so many people (including us!) love this magical coffee shop.

Our 5 Favorite Brady Installations

The Brady Collection can be seen in everything from fast casual restaurants to chic offices. Brady’s design is simple and straightforward, making it the kind of product that can be easily placed in most commercial spaces. So, in honor of one of our most versatile collections, we rounded up five of our favorite Brady installations to date.

A Restaurant Design Rooted in Good 

We know, you hear it all the time, “It’s more than a burger joint, it’s an experience.” With over 50,000 burger restaurants in the country, it’s no wonder our palates are fatigued. Slap on some reclaimed  wood, hang a neon sign, and offer a juicy burger, and you have the burger joint starter kit. But, just as I was giving up on the better burger saga, my eyes, mouth, and heart were opened to a new restaurant called Brome Modern Eatery.

Egg-cellent Restaurant Design: Hatch

Breakfast is the most underrated meal of the dayespecially when going out to eat. Generally, the food is simple, the atmosphere is cozy, and the check doesn’t break the bank. Inspired by our love for all things breakfast, we’re featuring Hatch Early Morning Food, a micro chain known for their basic yet delicious breakfast and brunch.

4 Sadies Installs To Love

Super modern and minimal, the Sadie Collection was designed by Joey Ruiter and launched in 2014. This mixed material modern seating collection effortlessly marries Ruiter’s passion for minimalism with his pursuit of functionality. Since its launch, this chair has been used in restaurants across North America, from independent restaurants and cafes, to large chains, like Burger King and even more recently, White Castle (pics coming soon).

4 Restaurant Chairs That Are Anything But Traditional

Armchairs, benches, sofas: we’ve predicted that restaurant seating that falls outside of the norm will be a hot trend in 2018 as hip eateries look for new ways to embrace the unusual. Don’t get us wrong, dining chairs are anything but boring. They come in all shapes, sizes, and styles, but as commercial spaces increasingly morph into spaces that feel more like our homes, it makes sense for restaurants to embrace this trend. Plus, wouldn’t it be fun to consider seating that customers just won’t expect?

5 Reasons to Love This Outdoor Restaurant Furniture

On a sunny day, a table outside at a restaurant is often the best seat in the house. Aside from being just plain fun, outdoor dining can bring in as much as 30% or more of additional revenue during spring and summer months, proving to be a wise investment, according to nrn.com. And it all starts by picking the right outdoor restaurant furniture. That’s why we beefed up our charming Opla Collection to include more options and additional comfort and colors. Still not convinced this is the outdoor collection for you? Below are all of the reasons to love this outdoor furniture collection.

2017 Year In Review, Our Top 10 Installs

2017 had us asking the questions “will we ever get sick of ‘millennial pink’?” and “how many neon signs is too many?”, “is the industrial trend ever going to fade?”, and while we’re predicting some major shifts in restaurant design trends for 2018, we’re also excited to celebrate the amazing spaces created throughout the past year that are vibrant, functional, and obviously showcase our products.

A Beach-Inspired Restaurant Swimming In Color

Tapestry is a dual concept restaurant under one roof. Lead by a husband-and-wife duo, Megann War, and Kevin Walsh, this new restaurant located just steps away from Fenway Park, got its namesake for the symbolic way tapestries interweave stories, culture, and events, all in one space. The restaurant is direct representation of War and Walsh's culinary viewpoints, both deeply shaped by work and personal experiences. Alongside design firm, Dyer Brown, the couple infused their passion for travel into both designs (and menus).

Modern Restaurant Designs: The New Taqueria

When someone asks you to describe a Mexican restaurant, you might think of design elements like sombreros or pinatas or primary colors. However, over the last few years, we’ve seen an evolution in taqueria and Mexican restaurant design with restaurants focusing on non-traditional color schemes. Here are a few of the taquerias leading the way in design.

Introducing the Hurdle Collection

In an exclusive partnership between Grand Rapids Chair Company and Australian design studio, Dowel Jones, the Hurdle seating collection is now available commercially in North America.

Installation Eye Candy: Little Octopus

We’ll just come out and say it: Little Octopus is one of our favorite installations to date. Soft colors, a mix of natural and luxe textures, and a colorful, veggie-forward menu creates a recipe for success (and, not surprisingly, a very Instagrammable space). Take a look at its design to see what makes this restaurant so special.

The Case For Modern Restaurant Furniture

While traditional design will always hold a special place

Picking the Right Restaurant Furniture for Your Concept

When starting on a new restaurant design, there’s a seemingly endless list

finishes and options

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