With summer comes patio season for all restaurants, bars, coffee shops, etc. and instead of having simple chairs, place are stepping it up a notch with wicker furniture.
Even sports clubs are adding in comfortable resin wicker seating because of its durability and easy maintenance, not to mention stylish good looks ;)
So why this switch from metal or plastic? It's simple really, customer appeal! Not only do they tend to be more comfortable but now places can much more easily create conversation areas with added couches which is exactly what bars, restaurants, and coffee shops are all about, socializing!
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Finally the design aspect of resin wicker provides establishments with modern design as well as a material that is weather resistant and easy to clean.