After a successful participation in the Orgatec in Cologne, Germany, a group of Spanish companies exhibit at the EquipHotel, which will be held from 6 to 10 November 2016 at Paris Porte de Versailles. A presence that confirms the dynamism of the Spanish furniture industry in the contract markets and its commitment to offering new solutions and adding value to interior design projects. Read more and get the list of Spain’s exhibitors…
The hospitality sector is more dynamic than ever with new business models emerging to meet the needs of evolving consumers, such as the Millennials – the “Generation Me”, individuals born during the early 1980s to early 2000s-, and new habits. As a matter of fact, over the latest decades, the value proposition within hospitality has evolved from a pure product play (e.g., hotel room, management service) to an experiential proposition with a higher level of customized services.
As a major meeting place and networking platform for the entire hospitality industry, the EquipHotel is a source of inspiration for architects, decorators and designers who have to face new significant challenges and radical transformations. The five-day show presents a broad-based, comprehensive offer spanning the entire market: kitchen equipment & food products; decoration, design & fittings; bathroom & Spa; technologies & services.
Spain, which represents the 3rd international contingent, will be present in main halls 3, 4 and 7 with a wide offer that include from electronic and telecommunication systems, floor coverings, kitchen equipment and tableware, food products and packaging to indoor & outdoor furniture, mattresses, lighting products and textiles.
The brands of Furniture from Spain concentrates in the Indoor & Outdoor Furniture hall (3) where they will display an array of products and interior design solutions aimed at turning hotels and restaurants into places for living, connecting and enjoying inspirational experiences.
BRUCS Hall 3 Stand E108 - www.brucs.com
Set up in 1991, BRUCS understands the decor as a unique way to convey feelings, so that all their work aims at creating enchanting atmospheres for exclusive residential and hospitality environments. Their timeless designs blur the boundaries between past, present and future. They achieve this result by adapting craftsmanship and traditional furniture designs to current needs and modern uses.
Iron, leather and natural wood combine with recycled materials, brushed colours, distressed finishes and eye-catching textiles to evoke sensations and turn conventional spaces into unique, subtle ambiences.
Such those of the Zum Murnauer Hotel in Murnau or the Linder Spa in Weirmarer Land, both in Germany, or the Aiguablava Hotel in Costa Brava, Spain, one of their latest projects.
ECUS CONTRACT Hall 3 Stand E140 - www.ecussleep.com
A specialist in mattresses and sleep products, ECUS will present at EquipHotel its new 360 Grados catalogue, which include a large selection of products specifically designed for the hospitality and contract markets. Mattresses, beds, headboards, pillows, bedding that have a dual purpose: meet the requirements of the professionals and ensure the best experience to users.
Among the most important launches there are innovative products designed and patented by Ecus: the DIANA auxiliary bed, the ELEVAL height-adjustable bed, LA NUAGE mattress and the extremely versatile DISHOT corner sofa that can easily convert into a double bed or two individual beds.
The firm will also showcase some of the latest models of the ICON collection, a line of sofas, sofa-beds and armchairs designed by some of the best signatures of the Spanish design scene: Tomás Alía, Carmen Barasona, Calamita-Valderas, Moneo-Brock, Requena-Plaza y Teresa Sapey.
iSi mar Hall 3 Stand C050 - www.isimar.es
Focused on the hospitality market, since its foundation in 1966 the Catalonia-based iSi mar has specialized in manufacturing colourful collections of contemporary chairs, stools and tables for indoor and outdoor spaces. 100% manufactured in Spain with high-quality, weather-resistant and recyclable materials, such as steel and aluminum, the contemporary design items of the brand express versatility, quality and comfort and are aimed at bringing the informal and lively Mediterranean lifestyle to all the terraces of the world.
Inspired by the soft and organic lines of the dunes of the Bolonia beach (Tarifa), a natural monument since 2001, the BOLONIA chairs and stools make a perfect, elegant seat to relax both in indoor and outdoor spaces. They are made of galvanized wires and lacquered with polyester powder coat. They are also available in a wide range of heights and dimensions and in 29 colors to create amazing terraces, restaurants, bars, food corners, pubs, work spaces, waiting areas, receptions…
The metal outdoor and indoor tables, such as the new CORSICA occasional table, are perfect to complement the iSi mar colorful chairs, armchairs and stools.
KETTAL Hall 3 Stand G107 - www.kettal.com
Founded in 1966, the Spanish KETTAL owes its international acclaim to its top quality outdoor furniture that embellishes and brings comfort to the most elegant terraces all around the globe. In partnership with big names of the international design scene (Patricia Urquiola, Jasper Morrison, Rodolfo Dordoni, just to name a few), they have developed some amazing collections that fuse perfectly artistic creativity and structural engineering, also helped by a clever use of materials: from aluminium to timber and from natural fibres to synthetic textiles.
Among the latest proposals, the Doshi Levien’s high-rise CALA armchair stands out for its statuesque presence and elegant lightness. With a transparent knitted-rope weave, the armchair features a ‘latticed window’ to offer visual privacy, while allowing a firm connection with the surroundings. Composed of coated aluminium sections, with teak legs or an aluminium pedestal base, the versatile unit can be used for indoors and outdoors. It can also be personalized thanks to an extensive range of metal coatings, rope colours and fabrics.
Designed by Jasper Morrison and inspired by traditional outdoor chairs, the KETTAL RIVA collection provides a high-level of comfort with its generous proportions, while still looking good.
It is made of teak and includes dining armchairs, dining tables, club armchairs, two-seater sofas, deck chairs and side tables.
MONRABAL CHIRIVELLA Hall 3 Stand B087 - www.monrabalchirivella.com
The bedroom collections of the Valencia-based MONRABAL CHIRIVELLA have been chosen to decorate residential and hotel projects not only in Spain, but also in Russia, Estonia, Czech Republic, Germany and the UAE, among many other countries.
Provided with modern technology, the company has the capacity and expertise to work on big residential and hospitality projects, meeting the requirements of professionals in terms of quality standards and made-to-measure solutions.
At EquipHotel they will put on display a hotel room totally furnished with their products: a bed with a big headboard and frame, two bedside tables in different styles – one classic and the other contemporary-, a writing desk, a minibar, an armchair, a chair and a wardrobe. The light tones of the furniture and the subtle combination of wood and marble create a relaxed yet stylish hotel ambience.
RESOL Hall 3 Stand E058 - www.resol.es
With more than 50 year of experience in the furniture market, RESOL was the Spanish company that produced the first chair totally injected in polypropylene. Today it designs, manufactures and commercializes a wide range of furniture under the brands RESOL GARDEN, RESOL CONTRACT, BARCELONA DD and VILAGRASA.
In collaboration with prestigious international designers, such as Josep Lluscà, Joan Gaspar, Jorge Pensi, Ton Haas and David Carrasco Barceló, they have developed a comprehensive range of furniture and accessories for the hospitality and office markets.
At the EquipHotel they showcase some of their latest collections for hospitality spaces, such as the versatile HOOP bench, which is composed by three different geometrical pieces that can be freely combined; the LISBOA stool, a design by Joan Gaspar; and the SKY chaise longue, which offers a subtle balance between lightness, ergonomics and transparency.
VONDOM Hall 3 B124 - www.vondom.com
Design culture is key to their success. Vanguard In & Out furniture designed with passion by and for dynamic people, innovators, design-savvy consumers - people who enjoy fashion and trends, and demand the best quality in everything around them.
All VONDOM’s pieces transform the simplest space into ambiences filled with glamour, both unique and extraordinary. Always suggesting a stylish lifestyle, a sophisticated way of being. For these reason, most of their collections have been chosen to grace the outdoor spaces of the trendiest hotels and beach clubs, restaurants, villas and yachts.
Besides their own department, Studio Vondom, they collaborate with top-notch designers, such as Javier Mariscal, Jmferrero, Teresa Sapey, Karim Rashid, Eugeni Quitllet, Stefano Giovannoni, Archirivolto, just to name a few. Fruit of these collaborations is the extensive catalogue of sophisticated furniture, lighting items and planters specifically designed to create amazing atmospheres both indoor and outdoor.
By employing the rotational molding technique with the resin of polyethylene they achieve products highly resistant to weather conditions and intense use.
About EquipHotel: an international platform
In 2014, hotel bookings in the Paris region totalled 66.7 million room nights – confirming the French capital’s status as the world’s No.1 tourist destination – and EquipHotel is every bit as international as the hospitality and catering industry it serves. In 2014, 19.2% of the 111,064 professionals visiting the show were international. The top 10 countries in terms of international visitor numbers ranked as follows: Belgium, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the UK, Germany, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria and the Netherlands. On the offer side, 30% of the show’s 1,600 exhibitors were international.