Our Blog

Browse our blog for the latest information on our products and news. We provide inspiration helpful tips, and insights on things you need to know and consider when buying wooden furniture, styling your furniture and working on your interior projects.

Restaurant space

Woodbender – The go-to choice for SA’s most High-Profile Hospitality Establishments

Our emphasis on designing furniture that is equally beautiful and functional means that we’re able to craft pieces that are stylish, sturdy and durable - a must for high traffic areas such as restaurants and hotels.

What’s in this Spring: Ethical Practice and Sustainability

If you’re looking to address your environmental impact and invest in sustainable furniture, here are 5 reasons to consider Woodbender.
Restaurant with Alta chairs

2019 Restaurant Trends

A busy restaurant setting demands furniture that is durable, comfortable, and stylish. At Woodbender, we understand how to meet these needs and over the years we’ve developed a reputation as specialists in the hospitality dining furniture industry.
Henley Chairs

Additions to the Woodbender Range: Timeless and Trendy

We mark the halfway point of 2019 with two new experimental designs that offer a fresh takes on the traditional Windsor Chair and French Crossback Chair.
Alta chairs

Another International Award for Woodbender

We are proud to announce that our Alta has won another international award - German Innovation Award in the category “Excellence in Business to Consumer - Interior & Living”.
Makuti chairs

Introducing the MAKUTI

The Makuti dining chair and bar stool answers a market demand for dining room and bar area seating that is easy to get in and out of.
Chairs in a nautical restaurant

Installation: Captain’s Classic at the Wharfside Grill

The Wharfside Grill chair is an adaption of the Captain's Classic chair that was designed for this nautically inspired restaurant in Hout Bay.
House McDonald

2019 Design Trends

We entered 2019 with a list of decor and design trends to keep an eye on this year and so far we love what we’re seeing. These specific ones are on our radar.
Kariba Bar Stool

Bar Stool Perfection: The Kariba

We launched and introduced the Kariba chair to you last month and now we’re following up with its bar stool counterpart.
Kariba Dining Chair

Introducing the KARIBA

In our continuous pursuit of delivering excellence and innovation in each of our products, we are proud to present our latest offering, the Kariba.

A Global Award for Woodbender

Our Alta Dining Chair has just been announced a winner at the prestigious international Iconic Awards for Innovative Interior in Germany! The competition was judged by a panel of international interior design experts where the trend barometer of the Interior Design Industry honour only the best of the best in the furniture and interior design industries.
Christmas Table

How to Set the Perfect Festive Table

Setting the table for a festive affair is just as important as deciding on the menu, so take your time, think about the mood you want to create and enjoy the process – you’re doing it for those nearest and dearest to you after all!