Millfield’s master plan sets out its vision for campus development under 7 key themes; one of which focuses on its commitment to enhance and develop high-quality boarding and day pupil accommodation.
As a result, Millfield has recently refurbished a number of its boarding facilities. With the aim of creating homely yet functional communal spaces Millfield sort to specify products that would have outstanding performance features but also create that domestic home from home feeling for the children.
With a large number of students using the communal spaces and corridors on a daily basis, the flooring, in particular, needed to be easy to maintain and clean, but also help to minimise any sound impact on other areas of the boarding facility where the boarders could be studying or resting.
With Sarah Lyall of Sarah Lyall Interiors involved with the interior design she immediately turned to danfloor’s product range. With a large proportion of the carpet being for day spaces, communal areas and corridors she needed to turn to an exceptionally hard-wearing collection and specified a number of ranges from the Nylon collection Evolution, in addition to Equinox Tones for the bedrooms.
Basing her designs on three key schemes she selected two base colours from Evolution for the communal areas and corridors and coordinated these carpets with a number of colours from Equinox Tones, including Sky, Modern Grey and Mushroom for the bedrooms.
The colours selected for the common rooms, day spaces and corridors would inevitably help with the visual signs of day to day soiling. In addition to this, the yarn used in the construction of the Evolution collection helps to minimise soil adhesion so the carpets also assist with regular and thorough cleaning regimes.