Cambridge, UK

Clayton Hotel – formerly The Tambularine – is one of the biggest hotels right in the centre of Cambridge, and has successfully found the balance between traditional and modern, creating a very vibrant feel to this hotel. Ultimate Library was asked to create a collection that could speak to the intellectual and literary history of Cambridge.

To create the desired intellectual feel for this library, Ultimate Library pulled together a collection of antiquarian books. These leather bound books were to function as a design element rather than a working library and the team worked with design studio Brian O’Sullivan to create this authentic, old-fashioned look. This collection of antique books helped to add a traditional element to a hotel striving to be both modern and classic.