New Partnership With Parla Design
Demand is such that the company has been able to secure an exclusive new international contract with Parla Design, based in Turkey, where KRIS is Parla’s exclusive UK distributor.
The new contract is already paying off – with KRIS supplying the furniture for Manchester’s new pop up bar the Garage, which has a funky car-themed interior.
The bar chairs and tables, top floor sofas and chairs in the Garage are all made by Parla and supplied by KRIS. The rest of the furniture and lighting for the Garage was designed and made by KRIS, including the striking yellow booth under the stairs.
Ikon Director Kevin Rawcliffe says: “There’s no doubt that we’re feeling the benefits of being part of the northern powerhouse and that Manchester’s thriving hospitality scene is benefiting suppliers like us. A prestigious company like Parla would not partner exclusively with us if they did not know we had a strong order book for 2017 and beyond.
“We’re growing rapidly – just this year appointing 3 new staff, and it’s great to know we have so many exciting projects coming up which our creative team are looking forward to working on.”
Paul at Parla Furniture adds: “We are proud to have KRIS as the exclusive UK distributor of our furniture. We can’t wait to see our furniture being part of KRIS’s next projects both in Manchester and across the UK.”
Looking ahead, KRIS will be supplying most of the furniture for the refurbished iconic former Freemasons’ Hall ahead of the opening, which will be in a phased approach throughout 2017.