In every industry, the unique furniture and upholstery requirements play a pivotal role in shaping the overall ambiance of a space. QA Group, with decades of experience, is poised to meet diverse needs. We provide tailored custom booth and banquette seating solutions for hotels, restaurants, millwork components, and corporate interiors. We regularly collaborate with interior designers, contractors, millworkers, and builders to create exceptional custom seating for various applications.     Corporate Interior Design  In the corporate world, furniture plays a crucial role in promoting group dynamics, creativity, and personal focus. QA Group bridges the gap between design concepts and real furniture within office spaces. From reception areas with individual seating to collaborative workspaces, our custom upholstery solutions contribute to an aesthetically pleasing work environment.  When designing the reception area, it is essential to give visitors a sense of their own space. To maximize seating capacity, custom banquettes can be an excellent…

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For low-maintenance upholstery fabric, both indoor and outdoor, vinyl stands out as an excellent choice. Furniture’s soft covering typically starts with upholstery fabric and foundation, including springs, webbing, and padding. These materials provide essential cushioning for comfortable seating. Upholstery fabric Upholstery fabric plays a crucial role in the durability and aesthetics of furniture. Whether it’s traditional cotton, stain-resistant blends, resilient wool, luxurious leather, or easy-to-maintain vinyl, choosing the right fabric depends on the furniture type and its location. Natural fabrics like cotton, wool, silk, and leather are popular for residential spaces, but they may require professional cleaning or spot treatments. For everyday use, consider cotton fabrics treated with stain-resistant finishes like Scotchgard for added protection. By selecting the appropriate upholstery fabric, you ensure that your furniture not only looks great but also withstands daily wear and tear effectively. Vinyl Fabrics In commercial projects, upholstery fabric types commonly used include woven…

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Hotel lobbies have evolved from large, underutilized spaces to multifunctional areas. They now feature accessible individual workspaces with convenient tech and comfortable lounge areas furnished with durable, stylish materials. Commercial lobby furniture design in 2023 emphasizes the incorporation of local art, reflecting a shift towards more engaging and personalized guest experiences.  Desks and Workspaces In response to the rise of remote work, lobbies now feature areas for visitors to be productive. Modern desks and tables with comfortable chairs are arranged to offer alternatives to working in-room. These spaces are equipped with ample outlets and spacious tables to accommodate laptops. Additionally, incorporating one or two phone booth meeting pods allows for private phone calls or video meetings without overpowering the lobby’s ambiance. Meeting Tables Incorporating communal tables in the lobby can greatly enhance the space’s diversity. These tables come in a wide variety of styles and materials to match the lobby’s…

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In 2019, a survey found that 56% of Americans dined out at restaurants at least two to three times per week, highlighting the substantial demand for dining experiences and seating. Certainly, the COVID-19 pandemic significantly affected the hospitality industry, making dining out a rare treat for months. As capacity limitations are gradually lifted, patrons are returning to fill seats more often. Ensuring those seats are comfortable is crucial for providing the best dining experience, offering a sense of normalcy. Here are some classic and contemporary restaurant chair options for your business. Classic Wood Restaurant Chairs  Wooden chairs bring a welcoming, homely vibe to your restaurant, making them timeless classics suitable for any type of establishment, from casual pizza joints to upscale steakhouses. They offer sturdiness and reliability. However, wood has limitations, such as susceptibility to damage outdoors and the need for frequent maintenance to prevent scratches. Despite these drawbacks, wooden chairs remain…

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Upholstery is very welcoming – you can sit on it and touch it – fabrics and other soft finishes are a visible, tangible part of any building interior, much like cabinets and upholstered wall panels. Customization Upholstered cushions offer unparalleled versatility in the interior design and millwork industries. These custom cushioned panels are designed to enhance comfort, texture, and design on any surface. Our team has the expertise to create cushions that perfectly fit your specifications, including firmness, foam quality, shape, and dimensions. We also offer additional details such as Dacron batting, wrapping, or down envelopes to further customize the cushions. With a wide array of fabric choices, we can truly make your cushions stand out. But the benefits don’t stop there. Upholstered pads go beyond just adding style and comfort to your space. They also offer practical advantages for both clients and contractors. For clients, upholstered pads provide a…

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Introducing a new and innovative leather category Purely Protected®. The technology found in Purely Protected® leathers reduces the scratching, fading, staining and color variation found in aniline leathers. Aniline leather is a type of leather dyed exclusively with soluble dyes. The dye colors the leather without producing the uniform surface of a topcoat paint or insoluble pigmented sealant. The resulting product retains the hide’s natural surface. All of the leathers found in Purely Protected® collection look and feel like a natural aniline leather. The difference it’s high performance color fastness, moisture and stains resistance. This collection takes on equally important aesthetics of highly sought after aniline, wax or oil leathers. Lastly with durability similar to our protected or pigmented leathers. Purely Protected® leathers will resist stains Purely Protected® leathers are perfect for the home, hotels, office and restaurant use.  No matter the application, there is no need to sacrifice soft and luxury…

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When designing a restaurant, the layout of the dining area should be one of your main focuses.  The layout and type of seating used in a restaurant is important for several reasons. Maximizing the space and functionality of the establishment while also emphasizing comfort for the patrons. An excellent layout must accommodate as many diners as possible. While allowing enough room for servers to maneuver around with plates of food and drinks during a dinner rush. A stylish, cost-effective, and space-saving way to accomplish this in a restaurant is through commercial restaurant booths. What Is Booth Seating? Booths are made up of one or more banquettes to form a comfortable also intimate seating arrangement. Multiple banquette seats create a booth with a face-to-face, horseshoe, or U-configuration. Typically arranged back-to-back allowing for a maximum amount of seating in a restaurant setting.  Booths are perfect for families or parties of six or under…

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Choosing the right commercial restaurant furniture is crucial for your restaurant or bar’s interior. Beyond serving delicious food, you want to offer a memorable experience. Consider comfort, style, and functionality when selecting your tables. Selecting the right commercial restaurant tables is crucial for creating the desired ambiance and functionality in your establishment. Here’s a guide to popular styles, materials, and bases: Styles of Commercial Restaurant Tables: Commercial Restaurant Table Materials: Consider various factors such as durability, aesthetics, and maintenance: Styles of Commercial Restaurant Bases: Choosing the right combination of tables, materials, and bases enhances both the aesthetic appeal and practicality of your restaurant or bar interior.

When purchasing commercial stools, there are several important factors to consider before investing. Sizing ensures comfort and functionality, while material choice impacts stool durability and longevity. Additionally, the aesthetic appeal is essential for creating the right atmosphere in your restaurant, bar, or pub. Here’s a guide to the best commercial stools, ensuring comfort and style for your establishment. Sizing Up Your Commercial Stools Before you start searching for seating for your business, it’s important to determine the appropriate sizing for your needs. Whether you have tables already installed or plan to purchase new ones, the stools must match correctly. Stools that look stunning but are uncomfortable for customers are far from ideal. Here’s a breakdown of typical stool heights and their corresponding table heights: Ensuring that your stools and tables are appropriately matched will enhance comfort and functionality, contributing to a better customer experience. [Related: Guide to Lounge Seating] Measuring Guidelines…

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Upgrade your café or office lobby with sophisticated custom lounge furniture for a touch of comfort and style. Elevate your space with high-quality commercial seating options, enhancing the ambiance for patrons or visitors. What Is Lounge Furniture? Lounge furniture encompasses a range of seating options, including single chairs, loveseats, booths, and couches, characterized by soft lines and premium, comfortable materials. For instance, while a wooden bench outside a coffee shop may not fit this description, an upholstered reading chair in a library would undoubtedly qualify. The essence of lounge seating lies in striking a balance between comfort and functionality. Pieces like armchairs, loveseats, and sofas offer patrons and clients a cozy spot to unwind in lobbies, waiting rooms, or designated seating areas within cafés or bars. Commercial lounge furniture creates a relaxed atmosphere, encouraging visitors to linger, unwind, and soak in the ambiance of your establishment. What Types of Businesses…

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