Abbotsford – Nottingham University

A collaboration between Abbotsford Fabrics and RMB Projects took place resulting in a colourful, vibrant mix for new Nottingham University Café and Bar.

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RMB Projects were asked to provide two furniture schemes for the Hallward Library Café and Vespers Bar for Nottingham University. Their brief was “to create more colour, comfort and rhythm to currently sterile, symmetrical and lack lustre environments”. RMB Projects worked closely with Vickie O’Mara, sales agent from Abbotsford, and proposed two schemes specifying several fabrics from the Abbotsford collection, specifically chosen for the vibrant colours and patterns.

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London Classics Westminster, Fathom Cayenne and Sunny and Exhilarate Dawlish were all fabrics from Abbotsford’s collection used to upholster a variety of dining chairs, high stools, lounge and contemporary wingback armchairs to create an interesting mix of style, shape and colour.  The schemes were completed to budget and to plan, achieving positive reactions from the client.

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About Alys Bryan

Alys' experience as a furniture designer, along with her in-depth marketing knowledge, makes her uniquely placed to work with the BCFA as the Editor of Design Insider and run her marketing business, Method Communications.
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