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  1. The Lyttelton Arms Restaurant and Pub

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    Exciting new venue in the charming town of Hagley near Birmingham is everything you would expect of a bar design from JMDA. The designers created a funky new style, perfect for the beautiful restaurant pub and bar.

    Relaxed and Contemporary Look

    The Lyttelton Arms is a brand new concept venue created by the hospitality designers JMDA. The dark colours used in the interior are contrasted against many sources of overlaying light and tropical themes to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

    Lyttleton Arms Busy carrata bar top

    The designers opted for many pieces of bold art placed thoughtfully throughout the venue in an array of prints, neon features and 3D elements. Combined with the amazing seasonal menu and cocktails, the venue has become an instant hit.

    Shortlisted for the International Design Excellence Awards

    The project has been recognised professionally and shortlisted for the highly sought after SBID Award.  Due to how impressive the bar design is.

    Vote for The Lyttleton Arms Finalist

    Lyttelton Arms Verse table top

    Bright and Bold Interiors

    The interiors use a dark colour palette featuring many block colours such as navy blue, purple and moss green. As well as bold colours, bold prints for the wallpapers were chosen to really create an impact.


    The venue is finished off with artistic, one of a kind elements including chandeliers, bar tops and pieces of modern art. The made to measure, custom bar top adds character and livens up to the space. The finish dubbed ‘Busy Carrata’ was custom engineered specifically for this project working in conjunction with the design team and JMDA.

    Lyttelton Light up Wallpaper

    Brand New Custom Finishes

    Versital has worked closely with JMDA  to create custom finished and unique pieces for their bar designs. The collaboration created the innovative finish ‘Busy Carrata’, which is used on table tops and show stopping bar top.   Rich brown marbled finishes were also chosen for the table tops

    Lyttelton Busy Carrata bar and table

    “We are delighted to be able to continue to push the boundaries of design and colour working with exciting designers like JMDA.  It is always a pleasure to work on exiting innovative venues that make the best of what our surfaces can offer.  We are always happy to look at custom colours and designs for roll outs and JMDA continue to make the most of our expertise for marble surfaces to help them create unique designs.”

    Fantastic Properties

    Alongside the amazing looks of Versital surfaces are their superb properties. Every piece of Versital is coated with high gloss protective gel coat ensuring that the material will not stain or watermark what can be a real problem when using real stone. Versital surfaces are also easy to care for and are highly hygienic making them an amazing selection for bars and restaurants alike.  As well as bar tops and table tops, Versital tops are ideal used for washroom vanities.

    For more information on our marble bar tops, table tops, or our ‘Inspired by Pantone’ Collection take a look at information guide. If you would like advice, samples or wish to place an order for a bar tops or table tops, please call us on 01204 380780, or email us at sales@versital.co.uk.

  2. The Dukes’ Head – Dark and Daring Pub and Restaurant

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    The Newest Bar Design Project from Premium Hospitality Designers – JMDA

    Located in the beautiful town of Crawley, The Dukes’ Head premium country pub and restaurant is renowned for its atmosphere and inviting ambiance. The venue is a great go to for customers all year round.

    The venue features brand new design from the premium hospitality design group JMDA. The venue is an edgy, modern take on a warm homely interior. The group decided to blend together a range of styles and create an interesting and daring experience.

    Varied Ambience for Different Occasions

    The designers took into consideration the varied clients visiting the venue. They designed different areas within the venue with different styles to appeal to different users. The venue is  perfect for everything from celebratory drinks and business nights out, as well as family dinners and casual drinks.

    Modern Entry Hall

    Separate dining areas for private parties are also available. The design is brought together by the soft textures of the upholstery, as well as contrasting metal and tiled elements.

    Strong Colour Palette

    JMDA created a homely, warm feeling by using striking colours like indigo, blue and purple and contrasting them with vibrant mustard’s. They also featured a large marble bar top look from Versital in one of the newly released ‘Inspired by Pantone’ collection finishes.

    The private dining

    Bespoke pieces of furniture like the stunning cog-wheel styled were incorporated for a real feeling of individuality and luxury. The design seamlessly incorporates trendy metallic elements alongside contrasting indigo blue tiles and furnishings.

    Marble Bar Tops from Brand New ‘Inspired by Pantone’ Collection

    The made to measure marble bar top featured in the venue is made to order by Versital to the exact specifications of the designer – right down to the drop edge detail. The designers selected a double veined brown from the new ‘Inspired by Pantone’ collection. The marble styled bar top is a perfect addition venue, giving it an interesting twist on a classic finish, and balancing the colour palette.

    The Dukes head bar top

    The ‘Inspired by Pantone’ collection from Versital has proven a hot with hospitality designers.JMDA interior design have used a variety of finishes across their recent projects.

    “We are extremely proud to provide JMDA with made to measure bar tops for their projects. We could not imagine our products in better settings – their designs really show Versital at it’s best. At the end of the day, Versital can only look as good as the designer who uses it and JMDA continue to make us look fantastic.”

    Gemma Stockberger – Sales and Marketing Director at Versital

    Cog Wheel Styled Table Tops

    Beautiful Looks, Amazing Properties

    Versital bar tops not only look stunning, they are also one of the best performing surfaces in the industry. Unlike real marble Versital surfaces do not stain or watermark making it the perfect alternative to real marble and stone. Versital incorporates a protective gel coat making them fully non porous and giving them a beautiful high gloss appearance.  Versital is a hand made product ensuring there is no pattern repetition, even on large pieces.

    Beautiful Washrooms

    No detail was left unnoticed at this venue, and particular attention was paid to the washrooms, where some venues lack.  Customer feedback has shown that they do pay particular attention to the design and quality of the washrooms, being a reflection of the venue as a whole.  The washrooms at the Dukes Head have been paid particular attention, with beautiful lighting, wallpaper and gorgeous marble vanity tops again courtesy of Versital. As well as looking beautiful they are 100% waterproof and stain proof making the immensely practical long term.

    The Duke's Head-Crawley-LR-27

    For more information on our marble bar tops or our ‘Inspired by Pantone’ Collection take a look at information guide. If you would like advice, samples or wish to place an order for a bar tops or table tops, please call us on 01204380780, or email us at sales@versital.co.uk.


  3. Versital Proudly Joins Forces with Concept North

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    The Northern design sector has been rapidly expanding over recent years, with major new practices and design centres forming in the main cities of the North West. Introducing; Concept North.

    The Beginning of Concept North

    Having met via the social media platform Instagram, designers Natalie Holden and Melinda Kiss felt there was a gap in networking in the North West, with the majority of events being more focused in the South of the UK, mainly in London. Together they joined forces to try and plug this gap, and Concept North was born.


    Concept North aims to bring together various areas of the design and property sectors, holding fun and informal networking events and providing support and opportunities for designers and businesses.

    Bringing those together who have a mutual passion for creating a community for the interiors and property world up North.

    About Us

    Being a Northern based manufacturer of custom made solid surfaces, Versital is strongly committed to supporting designers and other manufacturers in this sector.

    Table Tops with Metal Banding in Arabesque Marble Finish

    Sponsorship and Support

    Having attended a number of events since their inception, Versital was keen to get involved in supporting the growing organisation already proving a resounding success.

    Natalie Holden Commented:

    “We are really pleased to have the support from such a reputable and innovative company based in the North of the UK. We absolutely love Versital’s products and ethos and it’s great to be working with a friendly team that share our values and vision for Concept North”

    Versital will join Concept Joinery and Tektura wallcoverings in supporting the events that are being held.

    Gemma Stockberger, Sales and Marketing Director at Versital Said:

    “Concept North is a brilliant initiative that directly aligns with the ethos of our business. We work very closely with a number of designers, often working in collaboration with them to create new colours, products and innovative projects.

    Their aim to bring together the community of Northern designers is something that we feel passionately about. Achieving excellence in our field becomes much easier with people like Natalie and Melinda.”

    rectangle table tops in arabesque marble finish

    Gemma added:

    “We hope that the collaboration between our brands will bring many great things and help to develop the industry. The events held by Concept North are a great opportunity for designers to not only network, but also exchange ideas and give each other support. The community that emerges from such events will stimulate the sector and help it to reach new heights.”

    Get your tickets now!

    The next event is to be held on the 30th May at the Opera Grill in Chester. You can buy tickets now via Concept North.

  4. Regeneration Of Greenwich Peninsula London

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    The regeneration of Greenwich Peninsula began back in the 90’s to celebrate the Millennium with the building of The Dome. The remainder of the area is now being completely renovated. The renovation aims to create a space for the new type of Londoners. The company is looking to improve the community building and interpersonal interactions of its inhabitants.


  5. Increase Your sales by Improving Your Washrooms

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    Washroom symbolPoor Washrooms Mean Poor Business

    It is quite clear that washrooms are not seen as simply a functional neutral space you just ‘Pop’ in.  The way washrooms are perceived affects how the employees evaluate their organisation, and how the customer sees the service provider. (more…)

  6. Versital in the Health care sector

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    Versital® is well known in the bathroom and interiors market as being a provider of beautiful luxury surfaces.  What is lesser known is that Versital also manufacture surfaces for commercial installations, and more notably the health care sector.

    With the added use of steriTouch in Versital, you can have the peace of mind that your bathroom and interior surfaces are antimicrobial and hygienic.