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  1. USING OUR BASES WITH GLASS TABLE TOPS

    We make it easy to create beautiful glass table tops with our glass table top adapter! Shown is our RFL750 stainless steel base, at dining height with a 48" diameter glass table top. Keep Reading --->     Normally, you'll see a black square or star shaped piece at the top of our table bases. That part is called the...
  2. Accessible Dining, Banquet And Bar Tables And Bases

    ADA Diagram copy   It's a good practice for hospitality business owners to consider the range of different guests they serve, and to try to think of the best ways to make everyone comfortable. Do your guests have allergies? Children? Perhaps they have limited vision and travel with a service animal. There are a range of different circumstances your business should be prepared to handle. One of the questions we get quite often is, "How do I make wheelchair accessible tables?" With that in mind, this post is an overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which provides guidelines (actually, hard and fast rules) for how restaurateurs should accommodate guest's using wheelchairs, to make sure they can enjoy your hospitality in comfort. Shop Accessible Table Bases Continue reading →
  3. How Many Guests Can I Seat at My Table?

    We know that visualizing a project before it's complete can often be a challenge. To help you create the perfect table for your space, we've put together a handy little diagram showing how many guests you can fit comfortably different sizes of tables, as well as some handy tips for choosing the best size and shape table for your dining space. While it can sometimes be hard to find a complete dining set in the size and shape you want, with the help of Tablebases.com you can pick your table top, table base, and chairs separately, to find the perfect size and shape for your dining area. Continue reading for more info! Virtual Assistant: Find A Base for Your Table Top Continue reading →
  4. Choosing A Table Base For A Granite Or Marble Table Top

    RSQ1828-Coffee-Table Choosing a table base can be tricky enough with our wide selection, and the process becomes a bit more complicated when stone table tops come into play. Due to their sheer weight, extra consideration is required when deciding on the most appropriate table base for your beautiful granite top. We think about the size, height, weight and use for your table, and try to come up with the most appropriate solution. Read on for some helpful tips on how to pair your granite or marble top with a table base from Tablebases.com. Browse Table Bases for Stone Tables Continue reading →
  5. How to Install a Sub-Top for Stone & Cement Table Tops

    Photo Courtesy of bythebrooke.blogspot.com A sub-top is a piece of plywood or MDF (medium density fiberboard) that you glue to the underside of a stone table top. The sub-top is used to attach the table base to the table top, and also to help support the stone table top and prevent it from cracking. Continue reading for our easy step-by-step guide to installing your own sub-top and creating a stone table! Continue reading →
  6. Having Indoor Plants Comes with Some Huge Benefits

    Indoor plants not only make for beautiful indoor decor, they also come with some fascinating health benefits. One of the most beneficial components of indoor plants are their air purifying abilities! Certain plants have natural filters on their leaves that catch allergens such as dust, pollen, and other airborne particles. Plants such as the Chinese Evergreen and the Peace Lily are experts at this. Plants with patterned leaves, like Violets, are also very good at trapping allergens. This article will explore the different benefits that plants can bring into our lives and different ways to utilize them.  Continue reading →
  7. Fun Interior Design Trends of 2022

    A modern great room with a dining, living, and sitting area. Hardwoof floors with white walls and warm furnishings. For a lot of us, our homes are our sanctuaries, places where we feel safe and at peace. Many of us have spent the last two years working and spending most of our time inside at home. It’s important to spend some time creating our spaces to be as comfortable and practical as possible. This leads us to our first popular design trend of 2022; Dual Purpose Rooms. Whether it’s making the kitchen table your office space, or setting up a desk in the living room to work from, dual purpose rooms let you flexibly have the resources you need readily available. Continue reading →
  8. Decorate with Veri Peri, Pantone's 2022 Color of the Year

    Lavender Flowers Pantone announced its color of the year for 2022 as “Veri Peri”, a “periwinkle blue hue with a vivifying violet-red undertone”. The combination of blue and red tones creates a vibrant, daring color to liven up your house or interior design project. You’ve probably seen variations of Veri Peri, as it resembles the color of a fully bloomed purple Perennial or Lavender plant. This vibrant hue is just in time for spring and summer seasons, as Veri Peri is praised for its joyous attitude and dynamic presence’ that provokes ‘courageous creativity and imaginative expression’ for the year ahead. If you’re looking for a refreshing awakening to your home or space, Veri Peri might be the paint color for you! Continue reading →
  9. It's Time for Businesses to Get Serious About EV Chargers

    With many markets on the brink of mass adoption of electric vehicles, having an EV charger on site will soon be a requirement to remain competitive. We are now living in the electric vehicle (EV) revolution! Looking at sources such as It May Be Difficult to Avoid Driving an Electric Car in 2022, it’s clear that due to the boom of EV’s in 2021, it is time for all businesses to consider installing EV charging infrastructure for customers. More and more popular car and truck manufacturers are coming out with their own electric vehicle options. Currently in 2022, there are now 20 different electric car manufacturers, including popular brands such as Tesla, Audi, Ford, GMC, Toyota, and more. As the desire for EV’s increases, this brings up the question of whether or not businesses should be required to provide charging stations and chargers on company property.  Continue reading →
  10. What the Prettiest Café in London Tells Us About Designing Viral Spaces

    In our social media oriented world, the aesthetics of a hospitality establishment can be as big a draw as the quality of food and service. Millennial and Gen Z consumers are always on the look out for a selfie backdrop, a social experience to brag about or just a good vibe. After taking just one look at the bougie Saint Aymes, it's easy to see why many consider it to be the prettiest café in London. This ultra-luxe coffee & chocolate shop is a Gen Z dream with pastel pinks, lavenders and blues, bursting floral designs, and soft gold hues creating a picturesque background for an afternoon of decadent treats. The owners, sisters Lois and Michal Wilson, certainly know what they are doing, telling Express "Nothing beats a local brick-and-mortar presence, especially if it can be immortalized on Instagram". Their efforts have been a huge success, and can tell us quite a bit about how to design spaces for the next generation of hungry consumers. Continue reading →

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