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Hotel Furniture Design | 5 Trends Sticking Around Post-COVID

Posted by Weber Knapp on Oct 25, 2022 10:24:57 AM

The post-COVID-19 traveler wants flexibility.

To keep up, hotel furniture design is trending toward multifunctional spaces and furniture. Gone are the days when a room or piece of furniture was used for a single purpose. Hotel rooms have become personal gyms. Hotel lobbies are meeting spaces. Even beds transform into a workstation. 

After the hard hits the hospitality industry took during the pandemic, hotels that thrive post-pandemic will be those that creatively evolve with changing health concerns and guest priorities.

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Topics: Ergonomics, Counterbalance Hinge, Engineering, hospitality, trends, Hospitality Furniture

Hotel Design Trends | Minimalism, Luxury, & Motion Control Solutions

Posted by Weber Knapp on Sep 2, 2022 12:17:07 PM

Ask any hotel guest what one of the most important design considerations is for the room they stay in, and there’s a good chance they’ll say “cleanliness.”

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Topics: Applications, Design, Hinges, Aesthetics, Hospitality Furniture

5 Space-Saving Tiny House Kitchen Design Ideas

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jun 15, 2022 11:01:00 AM

Designers and homeowners seem to be of two minds when it comes to the kitchen. While some envision a large, open-air concept with plenty of storage and countertop space, others are of a more minimalist mindset. They look for creative ways to get the most “bang for the buck” out of the smallest of spaces.

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Topics: Aesthetics, kitchen, hospitality, Hospitality Furniture

Small Hotel Design + Motion Control: 8 Details a Vendor Needs

Posted by Weber Knapp on Mar 16, 2022 10:07:00 AM

Driving down a country road, you’re probably going to see more small hotels and motels than huge chains. Even around major cities, new small hotel room design ideas are trending left and right.

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Topics: Counterbalances, Applications, Ergonomics, Motion Control, Gas Springs, Appliance, Center of Gravity, Counterbalance Hinge, Engineering, Hinge, Durability, Aesthetics, Safety, Food Industry, Testing & Prototyping, kitchen, hospitality, office equipment, Manufacturing, Hospitality Furniture

Motion Control Solutions for Small Work Spaces

Posted by Weber Knapp on Feb 25, 2022 3:20:47 PM


From doctor's offices to hotels, small workspaces have challenged businesses across many industries. 

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Topics: Motion Control, Design, Hospitality Furniture

Ergonomics & Furniture: 5 Hotel Interior Design Trends in 2022

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jan 24, 2022 10:22:00 AM


With lighter COVID restrictions and an increase in travel, more people will be working from hotels. Is your business prepared to meet their needs for space, privacy, and ergonomic workspaces?

Remote workers are looking for spaces that are ergonomic, easy to clean, and spacious. As 2022 inches closer, is your hotel in line with new hotel interior design trends for ergonomics and furniture?

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Topics: Ergonomics, Design, office equipment, Hospitality Furniture

3 Small Outdoor Kitchen Design Ideas for Professionals

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jan 19, 2022 9:00:00 AM

The outdoor kitchen is quickly becoming a popular addition to the modern home. Where homeowners used to simply flip burgers, they’re now adding smokers, ovens, stoves, refrigerators, sinks, wine coolers, and more to their outdoor setup. 

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Topics: Ergonomics, Appliance, Counterbalance Hinge, Grill, High End Grill, Smoker, Smoker Grill, Aesthetics, kitchen, Hospitality Furniture

Tips for Implementing Ergonomics in the Workplace

Posted by Weber Knapp on Oct 20, 2021 2:33:19 PM

We’ve all heard of the nightmare situations that improper ergonomics and training can bring to the workplace -- whether it’s chronic pain for your workers, short staffing, or even costly workers comp claims, bad ergonomics can be a big hindrance to any business, regardless of industry. 

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Topics: Ergonomics, Industrial, OSHA, Hospitality Furniture

How Counterbalance Hinges Add Innovation to Motion Control

Posted by Weber Knapp on Aug 23, 2021 10:32:00 AM

Customer expectations can certainly change in a 112-year span.

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Topics: Motion Control, Hinge, Hinges, Industrial, Lid, Lid Support, kitchen, Hospitality Furniture

Vectis Technology: The Future of Hideaway Tables

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jul 14, 2021 9:04:00 AM

 

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Summer time means eating outside on the picnic table, surrounded by family and friends. But who loves moving the heavy table once the meal is done? No one.

Cue Weber Knapp's Vectis Technology counterbalance hinges - the future of hideaway tables, work benches, seating, and more. 

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Topics: Motion Control, Counterbalance Hinge, Hinges, Vectis, Hospitality Furniture