Las Vegas, NV [May 4, 2016] – Sandler Seating, a high-quality furniture company specializing in European designs, is showcasing a wide range of collections and seating categories at the 2016 Hospitality Design Expo (HD Expo), space 23251, May 4-6. This year, Sandler Seating expands its European portfolio of products with seven distinct products and is featuring two innovative furniture concepts for the hospitality market. Held annually in Las Vegas, HD Expo is the premier tradeshow and conference for the hospitality industry.
“Today’s hospitality industry is evolving at a fast pace and on a global scale, and as a result, more distinct, sophisticated furniture options are in high demand from the hospitality designer,” said Roy Sandler, CEO of Sandler Seating. “Our strong connection to European brands and designers allows us to thoughtfully curate and deliver relevant collections, especially as design firms are increasingly developing projects locally and globally.”
Known for its ability to curate the most cutting-edge European designs, Sandler Seating is focused on delivering one-of-a-kind seating and furniture collections and concepts to the U.S. hospitality market. The company is positioned as a globally relevant brand that appeals to a design industry that is producing projects in multiple markets around the world. With a focus on innovative, flexible furniture solutions for today’s hospitality environments, Sandler Seating is featuring Nomado and Cocoon, two concepts that replace traditional furniture solutions for guest rooms and work areas. In addition, Sandler Seating is presenting products from Woodlook®, a line of sturdy aluminum furniture with an authentic wood appearance. Woodlook’s unique process offers unparalleled durability yet is lightweight, scratch resistant, water resistant and can be customized, a perfect seating and design solution for hospitality environments such as spas, hotels or senior living facilities.
About Sandler Seating
Originated in the U.K., Sandler has been delivering authentic, high-quality furniture since 1946. With roots in upholstery and seating craftsmanship, Sandler has extensive knowledge of the furniture industry delivering quality products to customers for nearly 70 years. Sandler has since expanded its furniture categories to include desking, contract accessories, and Woodlook® collections. Through strategic partnerships with European furniture companies, Sandler services the restaurant, hospitality and contract markets offering an extensive collection of unique products and furniture lines. In 1996 Sandler established its presence in the U.S. with a dedicated customer service team, distribution center and a sales force of over 80 independent sales representatives offering national coverage in all market segments. As part of Sandler’s environmental stewardship, the company sources wood only from certified sustainable sources and uses recyclable materials. Sandler brands include Sandler Seating, Sandler Office and Sandler Woodlook.
HD Expo 2016 Featured Products: Product Descriptions
CHIC: Chic, designed by Cuno Frommherz for Sandler Seating’s Tonon collection, exemplifies what the Sandler brand is known for: delivering European designs that are both modern and timeless. Chic is an upholstered side chair with an elegant walnut frame that easily harmonizes with its arms and seat back. Gentle slanted lines easily moves your eye around Chic’s silhouette, a characteristic of Cuno Frommherz’s design aesthetic. Chic’s frame is solid black American walnut with a water stain and polyurethane finish and each of the frame’s lines have an elegantly rounded shape to add character.
COCOON: Cocoon is an acoustic seating unit providing both private and personal space. Designed by Danish Architect Carsten Buhl, Cocoon has soft, futurist shapes and instantly transforms any busy area of a hospitality environment into a peaceful, tranquil oasis. Cocoon creates individual space within a lobby, a pre-function area, a corridor lounge or any other public area that could use some reprieve. Equipped with Bluetooth, Cocoon allows you to tune out the environment by switching on your Smartphone and letting your favorite music fill the pod. Need to take a break from a hotel meeting to catch up on calls? Cocoon quickly creates a private workspace. Adjustable LED lighting completes the mood. Cocoon is mounted on discreet, lockable castors for easy mobility. In addition, Cocoon is available with a wide range of fabrics, colors and textures that allow you to create a variety of looks using its segmented upholstery. Cocoon also comes in versions that include a footrest and privacy screens.
GARBO: The Garbo chair, from Sandler Seating’s Montbel collection, is a clever interpretation of nostalgic style. Garbo is a solid-wood frame chair with or without arms and an upholstered seat and seat back. Its overall characteristic is timeless and depending on finishes and details, Garbo can be the perfect seating solution for a classic or contemporary environment. For a more modern, trendy application, specify Garbo with its witty interpretation of a tufted seat back. Garbo’s seating frame selections include a range of light to dark wood options as well as lacquered and aniline finishes. Upholster in fabric or leather.
GRETA: Greta, from Sandler Seating’s Montbel collection, is a fashionable seating solution for the sophisticated setting. Elegant lines and a petite silhouette, Greta is available in a small armchair or a petite sofa. Use the Greta sofa instead of built-in banquet seating or in a lounge setting for the sophisticated, modern hotel lobby, prefunction or waiting areas. The Greta chair is an elegant upholstered armchair that provides comfort to the elegant dining experience. Greta’s shell is made with molded polyurethane foam and a solid wood structure. Upholster Greta in fabric for a classic look or leather for a modern, chic look.
LIGHT: Like many of Sandler Seating’s Montbel collection products, Light has a distinct personality. A youthful interpretation of a classic design, Light is a durable solid wood and upholstered chair. Use Light for a dining, lounge or bar application. Available with or without arms and in a bar stool height, Light has an elegant, inviting aesthetic that can complement a range of styles and genres of design. Light can be upholstered in fabric for a more classic look or leather for a modern edge. Seating frame selections include a range of light to dark wood options as well as lacquered and aniline finishes. Light can easily change its look by upholstering in a smooth or tufted aesthetic.
LOFT: Inspired by loft living, the Loft lounge chair from our Tonon Collection is urban-inspired and brings an edgy lifestyle to the hospitality environment. Discreetly refined, Loft combines elegance with edge. Rounded edges and a sumptuous silhouette make this lounge chair the perfect complement to a range of styles whether it is classic or contemporary. Flowing lines and an iconic shape, Loft can stand alone or work in harmony with every other piece of furniture in the room. This cozy lounge chair is fully upholstered with a swivel base that is available in polished chrome or matte black finish. For a more residential feel or additional seating, a footstool is also available. Available in a wide range of leather colors and textures as well as customer’s own leather, Loft is always inviting and forever comfortable.
NOMADO: Created by renowned designer Martin Ballendat, Nomado is an entirely new concept in mobile desking. Nomado is an innovative highly portable desking system, ideal for areas that require mobile and flexible workspaces or use in guest rooms in place of the traditional desk or built-in cabinetry. Nomado comes in a single sided or double-sided version with fold down worktop and shelves. Both versions are fully wired with electrical outlets, integral LED lighting and storage space for desk accessories. Nomado is mounted on casters for ease of portability and designed to nest for high-density storage when in the folded position. When open, Nomado offers a sturdy work surface and shelf secured with steel wires and pneumatic springs in both single sided and double-sided versions. The rear of the single sided version can be used as a white board making this a highly versatile tool to use in training and presentations. Nomado comes in a selection of finishes and color options in both fabrics and laminates all encased in a sturdy aluminum surround.
RIVERSIDE: Designed by award-winning Mac Stopa for the Sandler Seating Tonon collection, Riverside takes the lounge experience to exciting new levels. Visually impressive and delightfully comfortable, Riverside is light, easy to move around and waterproof, making it flexible enough to place inside or outside. Use Riverside in spas, poolside, or any lounge environment to make a statement or encourage conversation. Riverside is made with the material Soft Touch Plus and a bi-component molded polyurethane and is available in a range of 8 colors.
UP LOUNGE: Up, designed by Martin Ballendat for Sandler Seating’s Tonon collection, delivers a contemporary lounge chair that is a perfect complement to almost any environment whether it is a classic or modern interior. Originally introduced as a side chair, Up has now been reimagined as a lounge chair with a contemporary, rounded silhouette and beautifully crafted, solid black walnut arms. Up has an elegance that is both classic and comfortable. Up is upholstered in leather and available with a variety of chair bases including four-leg wood, polished aluminum swivel and black aluminum swivel.