Beerd by Simple Simon Design

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Beerd by Simple Simon Design

This refurbished pub and pizzeria in Bristol, England, features wallpaper decorated with beermat motifs and a bar clad with recycled wood including a door found in a skip.

Beerd by Simple Simon Design

Local designers Simple Simon Design overhauled the old pub by stripping out the original bar and sandblasting the interior brickwork.

Beerd by Simple Simon Design

Now renamed Beerd, the venue is filled with mismatched furniture and bright green seating booths.

Beerd by Simple Simon Design

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Beerd by Simple Simon Design

Photography is by Frances Taylor.

Beerd by Simple Simon Design

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Simple Simon Design and Bath Ales at the forefront of pub & bar trends.

Beerd in Kingsdown, Bristol is the latest in a string of successful creations by Simple Simon Design for Bath Ales.

Beerd by Simple Simon Design

Beerd is the West Country's first dedicated craft beer venue designed to deliver both the very traditional and the very latest in beer flavours to a wider audience.

Beerd by Simple Simon Design

Beerd is designed to appeal to a new breed of beer drinkers, bright young things, with a thirst for bright tasting beers more used to finding out the latest news on twitter than the broadsheets. Simon Jones the Beerd designer says “we decided to go back to basics, although we only had 3 weeks and a limited budget, there was a big rip-out.

Beerd by Simple Simon Design

We threw out the old bar, it was too big and in the wrong place, and we removed years of plaster, added new chunky beer shelves and then called-in the sandblasters. When we came back in the morning the original brick was clean and softened and the beer shelves had a fantastic grain like driftwood”.

Beerd by Simple Simon Design

The eclectically assembled bar was built on site from reclaimed timber, which even included an old door that came from a skip outside the neighbouring pub, the pub where Bath Ales' founder Roger Jones had pulled pints years previously! The unique barrel-shaped back bar with its 9 taps was built to mimic the water towers, like those found old apartment blocks in New York, where Craft Beer has its routes, and featured in the Beerd logo.

Beerd by Simple Simon Design

The finished interior delivers plenty of “bang for the buck”, featuring bare floorboards, exposed brick and enamel factory lights which give an industrial chic look, that is complimented and softened by the bespoke wallpaper that Simple Simon created using old beer label designs – as well as adding a few new ones of their own.

Beerd by Simple Simon Design

Mismatched seating using iconic 20th century chairs and simple laminate faced tables along with more luxurious upholstered booths create a relaxed welcoming feel, which is enhanced with character features such as the 30’s log burner, Victorian fire surround and lights and portholes from marine salvage.

  • http://www.tiipii.com.au Salli @ Tiipii

    Looks fantastic. Interior design in this pub is very clever. I like the mis-matched chairs.

  • http://www.mcacoinc.com Mark

    I agree – it takes the typical pub and makes it far more fun and interesting. The textures, colors, etc are all well thought out.

  • Elly Ti

    God! I'd just love everything in this pub. Especially, the wallpaper………. <3.

  • Anna

    If I never see another Tolix chair/stool or an Eames Eiffel chair, it will be too soon…

  • Matt

    Is it me or are f and b venues becoming to repetitive, if it is not your Eco style blond wood rubbish it's a miss match interior were the designer has tried to hard and put a million ideas in one space or even just simple copied another interior like this one. It's bit like Jamie's Italian don't you think