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FRIDAY FUNNY: Never Go To Bed Hungry

Written by Heidi Schwartz. Posted in Facility Management, Friday Funny

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Published on March 25, 2011 with No Comments

Fun with food is prevalent in many a restaurant’s menu offerings these days. But one other way that commercial establishments can have fun with food is through their furnishings and other decor. For instance, a restaurant combating slow service issues may want to employ these edible bread chairs to keep patrons satisfied while waiting for their meals.

Edible chairs by Spanish industrial designer Enoc Armengol

Meanwhile,  sushi bars can welcome customers in comfort with this food inspired ottoman by Mimi Tin.

Sushi Ottoman by Mimi Tin

Or a company that specializes in sweet treats could outfit their lobby with this cupcake table by Jellio.

Cupcake Table By Jellio

These and the other items seen  here definitely add some flair to their surroundings, such as this fortune cookie stool by Po Shun Leong or the GummiLights by Jellio.

GummiLights by Jellio

And after a busy day, the facility manager can go home for a good night’s sleep in his or her hamburger shaped bed. This particular piece of furniture now occupies a spot in the Hamburger Museum, a labor of love put together by Harry Sperl, who curates the collection in a section of his home.

Creator Kayla Kromer sold the bed on EBay for a fundraiser in 2009.

 

About Heidi Schwartz

Heidi Schwartz

Schwartz joined Group C Media in April 1989 as managing editor of Today's Facility Manager (TFM) magazine (formerly Business Interiors) where she was subsequently promoted to editor/co-publisher of the monthly trade magazine for facility management professionals. In September 2012, she took over the newly created position of internet director for TFM's parent company, Group C Media, where she is charged with developing content and creating online strategies for TFM and its sister publication, Business Facilities. Schwartz can be reached at schwartz@groupc.com.

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