Interior Design Blog

Job Vacancy: Administrative Co-Ordinator

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 11-Feb-2019 14:13:18

Topics: job vacancy, birmingham, Administrator, co-ordinator



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Posted by Hattie May on 09-Jan-2019 15:40:09

Topics: interiors, job vacancy, birmingham, middleweight

WE'RE HIRING..... architectural technician


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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 13-Sep-2018 10:48:11

Topics: job vacancy

My year as an interior design intern

As a university student there is always that daunting feeling of what the future might hold. Completing a year long internship has been the perfect way to ensure me that I have chosen the right career path for me. Along with helping me to gain a skill set that is vital for the rest of my time and university and my future career. 

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 25-Jul-2018 17:23:53

Topics: interior design, intern, interior design intern, interior architecture


It's all go on site at the Durham Ox! As we get closer to handover we thought we'd share our initial mood boards and visuals and of course some exciting progress shots of the site!

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 22-May-2018 14:07:51

Topics: bar restaurant, pub design, interior design, design, coming soon, new project

"Brand" New Division

Since 2007 Tibbatts Abel have been creating award winning interiors and architecture for hotels, bars, clubs and restaurants. 

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 14-May-2018 16:40:42

Topics: brand, branding


The Tibbatts Abel design team put careful consideration into the design of each of the bedrooms at the luxury seafront boutique hotel in Southend-on-sea, Essex. The spectacular sea facing rooms make the most of the uninterrupted views, blurring the boundaries between inside and out. 

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 31-Jan-2018 12:45:13

Topics: restaurant design, interior design, bar design, luxury, boutique hotel, southend on sea, seven hotel, hotel, hotel design


Happy halloween from the Tibbatts Abel team! Here's a few snaps of our costumes from today! 

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 31-Oct-2017 13:43:48

Topics: halloween

Colmore Tang Construction Office Launch!

The TA team have enjoyed working on the new office headquarters in Birmingham for our friends at Colmore Tang Construction and it was great to see the offices complete at the launch event last week! 

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 10-Oct-2017 09:01:25

Topics: design, offices, colmore tang, office design, office headquarters, birmingham


We are currently looking for an architectural technician or technologist to join our team at Tibbatts Abel. We are award-winning interior designers and architectural technicians, specialising in the leisure and hospitality sector.

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 18-Sep-2017 15:10:45

Topics: job, job vacancy, architectural technician


We are getting very excited here at Tibbatts Abel as things are progressing quickly on site for a new bar, restaurant and club that is coming soon to St James', London!

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 07-Sep-2017 12:41:11

Topics: restaurant design, bar restaurant, interior design, nightclub design, club designer, bar design, st James', London


Polly, one of our junior designers went on a wonderful camping trip this weekend. After treking up steep mountains near the southern end of the snowdonia national park for 2.3miles and constantly asking her friends 'Where are you taking me?' She eventually came to the sensational Cader Idris! 

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 01-Sep-2017 09:31:37

Topics: national park, nature, cader idris, snowdonia, wales


With the typical English weather pouring down on us, the Tibbatts Abel team thought we would share some of our pictures of our favourite holiday destination! 

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 15-Aug-2017 12:30:00

Topics: travel, Architecture, canada, Sun, Holiday, amsterdam, florida, havana, cuba

georgia returns!

Georgia has returned to work at Tibbatts Abel as a junior designer, after graduating Interior Architecture and Design at Nottingham Trent University. She studied at NTU for two years and then did her placement year here at Tibbatts Abel before going back to university to complete the final year of her degree. 

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Posted by Kirstie Bateman on 11-Aug-2017 00:30:00

Topics: placement student, intern, interior design intern


Tibbatts Abel team recently went on a company day out, canoeing! This was a great team bonding exercise and helped us to welcome new members to the team. It was a great day for everyone so we thought we'd share our experience with you!

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 31-Jul-2017 13:19:13

Topics: Canoeing, company day out

Admiring sculpture and art in millenium park, chicago

Millenium Park in Chicago is a City park with a difference. A unique collection of architecture, art and design. All elements combine to create a show-stopping area of beauty. Peppered with overscaled sculpture and unique twists and turns around each corner, the Millenium Park is somewhere that has caught our eye. 

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 10-Jun-2017 16:28:00

Topics: art, inspiration, design crush, travel, sculpture

Why we love velvet

Velvet is a fabric which has a close weave and that has a thick short pile on one side. It is often seen as a luxurious and opulent fabric but here at Tibbatts Abel, we are using it more and more in a different way.

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 09-Jun-2017 18:02:00

Topics: velvet, upholstery, design crush

Appreciating good design - automotive art

Here at Tibbatts Abel, we appreciate design in all forms. We have been out and about and spotted some amazing art in the form of automobiles.

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 07-Jun-2017 11:02:00

Topics: vintage, art, inspiration, cars


Jay, one of our fabulous interior designers, recently visited Seattle and snapped a few pics of some great design from overseas. This is the Starbucks Special Reserve Roastery.

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 03-Jun-2017 15:02:00

Topics: design features, coffee house


It's been a short bank holiday week but after a busy week Friday is finally here!

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 02-Jun-2017 11:59:25

Topics: friday

food trend : HK STYLE egg waffles

The latest food trend craze has hit the streets of Soho with "Bubblewrap" opening on Wardour Street in London. Originating in Hong Kong, these bubbly egg waffles have arrived on the streets in the UK and are proving very popular already.

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 01-Jun-2017 11:03:00

Topics: food trends, we love, waffles

Designing talking points for social media

Here at Tibbatts Abel we understand the importance of designing areas or features which create a talking point. These talking points are something a little bit different and catch the eye of your customer. 

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 30-May-2017 10:46:08

Topics: interior design, social media, talking points, design features


Location : Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 29-Mar-2017 14:40:17

Topics: job


JOB TITLE: CAD Draughtsman/woman – Leisure & Hospitality

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 16-Feb-2017 10:21:35

Topics: job

Interior Designer Vacancy Applications Closed

After such an overwhelming response to our recent post for the position of Interior Designer within our London branch, we have now decided to stop accepting any further applications from this point on.

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 24-Jun-2016 15:38:44

Job Vacancy: Interior Designer – LONDON UK OFFICE

Job Vacancy: Interior Designer – LONDON UK OFFICE

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 08-Jun-2016 17:09:22

Newly Opened Bar - Badger & Co, Edinburgh

Newly Opened Bar - Badger & Co, Edinburgh

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 22-Apr-2016 14:27:46

Coming Soon - Rofuto, Birmingham

Coming Soon - Rofuto, Birmingham

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 18-Apr-2016 11:00:00

A Visit to Saint Paul's House - Opening Week

A Visit to St Paul’s House, Birmingham

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 05-Apr-2016 17:30:00

JOB VACANCY : Middleweight Interior Designer

JOB VACANCY : Interior Designer (Middleweight)

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 14-Mar-2016 15:47:00

Topics: job

Coming Soon - Saint Pauls House, Birmingham

Coming Soon - Saint Pauls House, Birmingham

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 09-Mar-2016 16:25:29

Upcoming Project - Park Regis, Birmingham

Upcoming Project - Park Regis, Birmingham

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 04-Jan-2016 11:30:00

Job Vacancy: Architectural Technician for Birmingham OFFICE

Job Vacancy: Architectural Technician - Birmingham OFFICE

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Posted by Tibbatts Abel on 04-Nov-2015 10:17:51

Jinjuu shortlisted for "Best Standalone Restaurant"

We are very proud & excited to announce Jinjuu has been shortlisted for best Standalone Restaurant in the Bar and Restaurant Design Awards.

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Posted by Mimi fisher on 18-Jun-2015 13:32:00

Site progress shots - Waffle Shack


A few photographs from one of our current projects "The Waffle Shack". Progress is coming along nicely - We can see our concept starting to take shape.

The concept for this new development includes:-

  • Rustic & reclaimed timbers
  • Coloured Glass pendants
  • Tetris style painted shutters
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Posted by Mimi fisher on 29-May-2015 13:00:00

Topics: behind the scenes

Just Finished! The King's Head & Bell, Abingdon


One of our recently completed projects - The King's Head & Bell in Abingdon. 

We thought we would share a few site shots from this pub design project. Photos taken as soon as we completed the project. 

The pub opened last Saturday 23rd May. Keep up to date here with their Twitter - 

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Posted by Mimi fisher on 28-May-2015 10:28:05

Topics: pub design

The Coach, Marlow for Tom Kerridge. Pub Restaurant Design

The Coach, Marlow opened its doors to the public on Monday (1st December). This is the latest venture from celebrity chef Tom Kerridge.

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Posted by Mimi fisher on 03-Dec-2014 10:00:00

Topics: celebrity chef, pub design, tom kerridge

Jinjuu - Judy Joo's. Restaurant design, Soho, London.

Tibbatts Abel were appointed to work with Judy Joo and the team to create a new restaurant design concept. The brief was to combine the raw urban elements of NYC warehouse style with the refined ornate details of traditional Korean design - this created "Jinjuu LDN".

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Posted by Mimi fisher on 12-Nov-2014 10:56:00

Topics: restaurant design, jinjuu, korean

Transformation Tuesday - Pub Design

Here at Tibbatts.Abel we design a vast array of different projects from a refurbishment of your local pub to creating the latest international super nightclub.

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Posted by Mimi fisher on 07-Oct-2014 16:45:00

Topics: pub design, greene king

Buddha Bar wins Best Restaurant Bar 2014

Buddha-Bar restaurant in Knightsbridge is celebrating with a glamorous "Global Party" on the 1st October after collecting the prize of "Best Restaurant Bar" at the London Club & Bar Awards 2014.

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Posted by Mimi fisher on 24-Sep-2014 13:09:00

Topics: award, bar restaurant, buddha bar

Snobs Nightclub Design - Site Progress

The eagerly awaited Snobs Nightclub in Birmingham is starting to take shape.

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Posted by Mimi fisher on 19-Sep-2014 12:00:00

Topics: snobs nightclub, Nightclub, snobs birmingham, nightclub design, behind the scenes, club designer, interior design blog

Extreme Tibbatts·Abel design revealed at '3 Cromwell Road'

A VIP evening at '3 Cromwell Road', a bar, bistro and nightclub designed by Tibbatts·Abel, revealed some extreme decor items designed to amuse or shock - depending on your view! 

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Posted by Adam Tibbatts on 24-Apr-2013 11:39:00

Topics: 3 Cromwell Road, Nightclub, VIP Evening