Case Studies

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Whether you need to furnish an entire office or want help reconfiguring existing space, S&R Furniture is there for you – and we can prove it. The case studies below provide specific examples of how we always give our customers just what they need.

Macroom Motors

When Macroom Motors decided to expand their showroom in Macroom, Co. Cork they needed to redesign their board room in a hurry. S&R Furniture delivered – providing a completely furnished Board Room in a very short period of time. Many of the furniture groupings had to be easy to move, durable and functional. S&R Furniture installed everything from the executive board room suite to audio equipment on the tightest of timeframes.

The Mercy Hospital

The Mercy Hospital, in Cork, was redecorating St. Anne’s Ward and wanted to have a reception desk that was the focal point of the ward. They wanted the new desk to reflect a warm, friendly and fun personality with a functional quality.

Architects O’ Riordan Staehli chose S&R Furniture for their expertise, product selection and service. The nursing team was consulted to ascertain what requirements they had. This involved reviewing current administrative functions, nursing requirements and profiling patients. Mercy Hospital The result is a stunning new reception desk that is getting rave reviews from patients, visitors and staff. The colour is vibrant and the aquarium ensures patients have many hours of fun.

There is no doubt, since the Whale joined the team in St. Anne’s Ward, that the place has become brighter and more jovial. The Whale’s smiling face has become the mascot of the ward!

The Locker Room

S&R Furniture creates a contemporary look for The Locker Room. The Locker Room is Cork’s newest gym and the management wanted to create a contemporary but welcoming atmosphere for members when they arrived. S&R Furniture was contracted to design and manufacture the reception area, along with the furniture for the instructors’ offices.

The end result was one of dark veneer with a hint of chrome. This was to create the impression of the gym being traditional in its location but innovative in its approach to service. Members have commented on its trendy look.


S&R Furniture Creates clean, open look GlaxoSmithKline wanted a fresh, open design for its board room – so employees could freely exchange ideas and information, without feeling “hemmed in”.

S&R Furniture created customised designs to meet the unique needs of different departments, who would be using the board room. Office Improvements selected the colours, fabrics and furniture for the board and the result is an attractive, efficient “thinking room” that is a hit with GSK employees.