The design challenge was to create a surf-inspired bar and club for the new 6,000sq. ft. property in the centre of Newquay and Absolute Interiors created a radical design departure for the client. Surfing culture is based on the idea of creativity, spontaneity and environmental-
Helen Blake, Creative Director of Absolute says, “The design of the Cribbar was actually extremely challenging and need to deliver a practical and profitable use of the major space whilst appealing to the wide and varied market of Cornwall from 9am-4am every day. Creating a ‘surf bar’ may sound like a simple option but the local market can actually be really critical. Winning over the surfers and receiving this global shortlisting is very clear evidence that we have achieved this aim and we’re really excited to have been included in the World Interiors News Annual Awards.”
Jon Randall, Head of Property Development & Acquisitions, JD Wetherspoon, says, “We take a unique and bespoke approach to the design of every single pub that we create. Absolute’
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Notes to editors:
Absolute has previously masterminded the interiors of spaces such as Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall, the Watergate Bay Hotel, the St Moritz Hotel, the Carn Marth Hotel and various Pizza Express and JD Wetherspoon venues across the country. To ensure that they had a clear insight into the surf scene and what surfers would enjoy in a bar space, the design team at Absolute has worked with Newquay-based Orca Publications, the company behind legendary Carve, Surfgirl and ThreeSixty magazines and various books dedicated to the sport.