Most hotels focus their attention on their front-of-house, often leaving their back-of-house operations as an afterthought. However, the ultimate key to unlocking a flawless guest experience – the organisation. In this article, we’ll share some tips on how to sync up the moving parts of daily hotel operations with proper storage solutions.
In the spirit of Chinese New Year and spring cleaning, our onestop team has prepared this guide to some of the best fabrics and materials to use for upholstery that are easy to take care of and disinfect. Maybe it’s time to consider a change of upholstery for you too!
COVID-19 is the driving force behind a new wave of conscious design, offering up a new sense of safety and security for its guests and staff alike. Here, the onestop team brings you 3 ways that coronavirus has changed hospitality design in 2021.
Hotels now have a more diverse group of guests to serve than ever before. That’s why keeping up to date on the latest hospitality trends and designs will not only improve the level of service you can offer, but serve to create a better environment for your guests. Read on to learn which design inspirations are coming to hotels this year, curated by the onestop team.
COVID-19 has impacted the way we spend our time indoors. And that brings with it a change in what we desire, what we deem comfortable, even what we find appealing—especially in the spaces where we spend the bulk of our time every day. Here, the onestop team has compiled a list of some interior design trends that we think won’t be making a comeback this year. Have a look and maybe it’ll inspire some change within your own spaces too!
These days, restaurants are far more than just places to get your grub on. Thanks to the coronavirus and subsequent lockdowns, people are finding ways to cope with the lack of overseas travels. And one of those ways is by exploring interesting spaces with new cuisines to fill their bellies.
Times are changing. As people’s habits and behaviours develop through the years, so too must the environment around us—even when it comes to the well-established retail & hospitality industry of hotels. While they’re traditionally used for blissful rest and unencumbered relaxation, these days, hotels have to be so much more.
Behind every successful project lies the logistics, planning and secrets that made them what they are. And now, you get a peek behind the curtains.
Here at onestop, we go the distance. When it comes to providing creative solutions for your projects, nothing is off the table. In addition to taking part in fit-out projects and producing custom furniture, we also research, design, and produce furniture lines in-house as part of our growing Signature Collections.
There’s a general truth in the fact that most trends fade away and you’d be wise not to follow the herd blindly. However, one trend continues to stay its pace and is proving to be a decisive factor when it comes to attracting more customers for your business – going green.
Choosing the right furniture to fit your commercial needs is always a priority. And it matters, even more, when it comes to pet-friendly establishments. Everything’s better with a furry friend! These days, more and more commercial venues are changing their policies to accept pets within their vicinity. Some cafes and restaurants also have menus for dogs to dine together with their humans, not forgetting the many pet-friendly hotels and accommodations available.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Well, this rule doesn’t just apply to one’s actions – it’s as much about interior designing in commercial spaces as well! We’ve all been there before. Drab walls. Uninspired pantry areas. Tiresome partitions. The workspaces of the past do more to encourage distraction than to promote a healthy focus at work. And as we’ve been seeing in the past decade, more and more workspaces are transforming their spaces with thoughtful open designs and characteristic furniture to boost the way employees think, work and interact every day.
It might be surprising to hear this, but the trends in the hotel industry are usually reflections of the trends in our lives. In part, mostly because it is a hospitality service that is closely related to the most important aspect of our lives – how we live. Even without the onset of COVID-19, the hotel industry was already on the cusp of emerging trends that promise to change the scene. Now, they must evolve even faster. The core values of hospitality (e.g. service, trust, care, commitment) are not expected to change, but rather, become even more important and apparent in the world of social media. And the changes in consumer behaviour in this modern world is taking the lead to bring new technology, philosophies and operational ethics onto the grounds.
When it comes to strength, sturdiness, and versatility of a material, none can beat the Rattan. Gone are the days of Rattan just being used for outdoor spaces or a one-dimensional boho theme. Now, even young couples turn to the trusty time-tested material to freshen up their modern spaces with a chic touch of nature in their homes. And not just that, you’ll be able to find Rattan in hotels, cafes, and even some of the more upmarket restaurants. Its true potential is only beginning to unravel.
Design is an ever-evolving art form. Whether you fall prey to the whimsies of the latest fashion fads or fawn over the most buzzworthy artworks, there’s no denying that there’s always a new trend coming up. And much like the most meticulously planned outfits on the runway, restaurant design, too, follows its own path of intricate trends that develop throughout the year.
Great food. Excellent conversations. Treasured memories. These aspects of a great dining experience are brought together by one silent factor—an amazing ambience. And as restaurants are quickly getting filled up as they reopen their doors for Singapore’s Phase 2 of the Circuit Breaker, the public’s hunger for the whole affair has never been more apparent.