Danish structure and design studio Spacon & X collaborated with German model e15 to create this furnishings assortment for Copenhagen restaurant POPL, which is made utilizing ash wooden with a particular grain.
Spacon & X was requested to create the inside for the POPL restaurant in Copenhagen’s Christianshavn neighbourhood, together with a variety of custom-made picket furnishings.
The studio labored with Frankfurt-based e15 to supply the Gamar chair and stool, that are shortlisted within the seating design class of Dezeen Awards 2021.
POPL is the newest addition to the Noma restaurant household and is run by a gaggle of former staff of the well-known eatery, which was established in 2004.
Spacon & X’s easy design for the custom-made chair, stool, tables and valet stand contributes to a holistic inside scheme with a heat and understated aesthetic that displays Noma’s signature model.
“We now have at all times admired Noma’s method to its merchandise – from the person elements to the holistic expertise, every aspect demonstrates nice consideration to element,” claimed Spacon & X architect and associate, Malene Hvidt.
“That is additionally how we approached the design for POPL, and the design of the custom-made furnishings within the area; with consideration and look after the small print and with the objective to recreate the nice and cozy welcome Noma is so well-known for,” she added.
The Gamar chair and stool designed for POPL function a easy, archetypal construction influenced by Shaker furnishings, in addition to by conventional Nordic and Japanese furniture-making methods.
Spacon & X selected to supply the furnishings from coronary heart ash, which encompasses a golden color that contrasts with the robust, brown grain of the core wooden.
The wooden was sourced from the Odenwald forest close to Frankfurt and is completed with a matt clear lacquer that accentuates the grain.
“For me, the main focus of this undertaking is on the usage of pure supplies and craftsmanship,” added e15 co-founder Philipp Mainzer. “That is very a lot in keeping with the method to our work at e15.”
The chair was the place to begin from which the remainder of the gathering advanced. It combines thick and durable rods used for the legs with flat components for the seat, again and bracing components.
In the back of the chair, the cylindrical legs lengthen by the seat and slot neatly into semi-circular grooves which can be milled into the strong backrest.
The design of the barstool options the identical components because the chair, with the legs lengthened and a footrest added.
The valet stand includes a thick horizontal rod supported by easy legs, whereas the tables function a pedestal base and surfaces produced from Richlite – a sturdy composite of recycled paper and bio resin.
Throughout the restaurant setting, the furnishings is complemented by fitted joinery in an identical minimal model, together with uncovered brickwork and concrete surfaces that introduce additional textural components.
e15 was established in 1995 and has turn out to be a number one producer of premium furnishings created by famend architects and designers.
The corporate has labored with British architect David Chipperfield on merchandise together with a minimal furnishings assortment produced from easy picket planks and a modular workstation produced utilizing conventional joinery methods.
The agency has additionally collaborated with New York designer David Weeks to create a picket toy that resembles the Bigfoot, and invited college students from Swiss college ÉCAL to create objects based mostly on its tooth-shaped Backenzahn stool.