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Spacon & X layouts pared-back again Gamar furniture selection

Danish architecture and structure studio Spacon & X collaborated with German brand e15 to build this furniture assortment for Copenhagen restaurant POPL, which is designed using ash wood with a distinctive grain.


Spacon & X was questioned to produce the inside for the POPL cafe in Copenhagen’s Christianshavn neighbourhood, such as a range of custom-manufactured wooden furniture.

Spacon & X established the interiors for the POPL cafe in Copenhagen

The studio worked with Frankfurt-primarily based e15 to generate the Gamar chair and stool, which are shortlisted in the seating design and style group of Dezeen Awards 2021.

POPL is the hottest addition to the Noma restaurant loved ones and is operate by a team of previous workforce of the famous eatery, which was founded in 2004.

GAMAR furniture by e15 is pictured stacked
The cafe has a heat and muted aesthetic

Spacon & X’s easy style and design for the personalized-manufactured chair, stool, tables and valet stand contributes to a holistic interior plan with a warm and understated aesthetic that demonstrates Noma’s signature design and style.

“We have usually admired Noma’s method to its solutions – from the personal elements to the holistic working experience, each and every aspect demonstrates fantastic notice to element,” claimed Spacon & X architect and companion, Malene Hvidt.

The household furniture collection was titled Gamar

“This is also how we approached the style for POPL, and the style and design of the tailor made-made home furniture in the place with attention and treatment for the facts and with the purpose to recreate the heat welcome Noma is so well acknowledged for,” she added.

The Gamar chair and stool intended for POPL feature a easy, archetypal composition affected by Shaker furniture, as nicely as by standard Nordic and Japanese home furniture-creating methods.

Spacon & X selected to deliver the furniture from heart ash, which functions a golden colour that contrasts with the powerful, brown grain of the core wood.

The wooden was sourced from the Odenwald forest in close proximity to Frankfurt and is finished with a matt clear lacquer that accentuates the grain.

GAMAR bar stool designed by Spacon & X and e15
Studio e15 made a barstool using ash wooden

“For me, the concentration of this challenge is on the use of purely natural products and craftsmanship,” extra e15 co-founder Philipp Mainzer. “This is extremely much in line with the solution to our perform at e15.”

The chair was the starting off place from which the relaxation of the selection progressed. It combines thick and sturdy rods applied for the legs with flat aspects for the seat, back and bracing features.

Image of an ash dining chair designed by e16
The chairs have cylindrical legs and a rectangular backrest

At the back of the chair, the cylindrical legs lengthen by way of the seat and slot neatly into semi-circular grooves that are milled into the reliable backrest.

The structure of the barstool functions the similar aspects as the chair, with the legs lengthened and a footrest added.

Detail image of a GAMAR chair by e15
Grooves had been milled into the backrest to fit into the structural supports

The valet stand contains a thick horizontal rod supported by simple legs, even though the tables aspect a pedestal base and surfaces produced from Richlite – a durable composite of recycled paper and bio resin.

Inside of the cafe environment, the home furnishings is complemented by fitted joinery in a very similar small style, along with uncovered brickwork and concrete surfaces that introduce additional textural aspects.

Person sat on a GAMAR chair by e15
The barstool was fitted with a footrest

e15 was established in 1995 and has come to be a leading company of premium home furnishings made by renowned architects and designers.

The firm has labored with British architect David Chipperfield on solutions like a minimum home furnishings collection manufactured from straightforward wood planks and a modular workstation developed employing conventional joinery methods.

The firm has also collaborated with New York designer David Months to develop a wood toy that resembles the Bigfoot, and invited college students from Swiss college ÉCAL to build objects primarily based on its tooth-formed Backenzahn stool.