Furniture suppliers worth knowing
F&B outlets in the Middle East are spoilt for choice when it comes to indoor furniture specialists. Caterer Middle East lists five firms whose products embody innovation, reliability and style
1 Al Aqili Furnishings
Al Aqili Furnishings is one of the leading indoor furniture suppliers in the Middle East. The family-operated business presents itself as the complete interior furnishings company and has some of the world’s biggest furnishing brands and manufacturers on its books.
2 Fenabel Middle East
Portuguese furniture manufacturer and trader Fenabel supplies a wide range of creative and innovatively-designed furniture, focusing mainly on wooden and upholstered chairs and tables; Fenabel also produces bar furniture and benches.
3 OK Furniture
Sharjah-based chairs and tables supplier OK Furniture has a wide range of products for hotels, restaurants and other outlets across the HORECA industry.
4 Gulf Interior Solutions
Gulf Interior Solutions specialises in turn-key fit-out and furnishing solutions. The company has built up a collection of associated international suppliers and manufacturers for the provision of furniture, fixtures and fittings.
5 Burgess Furniture
British firm Burgess Furniture has 50 years’ experience providing high-quality indoor furniture for banquet, conference and dining facilities.
Blofield Inflatable Sofas
Based on the design of a classic Chesterfield sofa, the Blofield inflatable sofa, available from Desert River, is ideal for outlets short on storage space. It comes with a cushion, an electric pump and a repair kit in case of accidents. The Blofield takes five minute to blow up with the supplied pump and is available in midnight grey, earth green or stone white.
Tel: +971 4 345 4541
Designed by Christophe Pillet, the Toy low table from Serralunga is part of the furniture firm’s 2009 collection, Discrete Celebration. Intended to represent a reinterpretations of antique motifs, mini-polyethylene architecture supports the glass circle of the table. All Serralunga products are made in Via Serralunga, Biella, Italy.
Tel: +971 4 421 8022
The new Tzsar Collection from Selva is a selection of pieces with quality hand-crafted doors and glass inlay, created with a sandblasted ornamentation. The doors come with white and bronze-coloured leather insets with a crocodile look or with silver and gold-coloured antiqued panels.
The Kilo chair is a contemporary dining chair featuring a fully-upholstered seat and back. A wide variety of finishes are offered and fabrics can be selected from the Burgess collection or specified by the customer.
Mobilia uses fine Italian and Australian leathers to make its furniture, such as this chairs range Folies Bergere. Full grain, analine and naturally-corrected leathers are used for style and comfort. Mobilia uses sophisticated laser cutters for its leather and fabric to ensure quality and continuity.