Douglas-wood fixtures and furnishings characteristic all through this Copenhagen restaurant, which native studio Vermland has designed to have a comfy, familial ambiance.
Hverdagen provides a wholly natural menu and is located in Kødbyen – part of Copenhagen’s Meatpacking District which is populated by a bunch of up to date artwork galleries, breweries and stylish eating places set inside former manufacturing unit buildings.
The restaurant has been designed by Vermland to be a mixture of the normal restaurant typology and “long-table eating” – an expertise the studio thinks is too-often reserved for consuming with household and mates.
“We see how an increasing number of individuals are asking to share their meals when being out in eating places. This expertise idea resembles an off-the-cuff dinner at residence the place you’ve one or two shared pots as an alternative of single plates,” stated the studio.
“We love this intimate manner of consuming collectively and wished to embrace it.”
An extended, communal eating desk has thus been made the “centrepiece” of the restaurant. Easy bench seats have been slotted beneath, whereas spherical paper lanterns and bunches of wildflowers have been suspended immediately.
The central desk additionally helps cut up the ground plan into totally different zones. On one facet of the desk lies a row of cubicles, the place small teams of company can get pleasure from their dinner in a barely extra non-public setting.
The opposite facet of the desk is a grab-and-go space the place prospects can perch upon stool seats to get pleasure from a fast drink or snack.
To intensify the homely, “on a regular basis” atmosphere of the restaurant, the cushioned backrests of the cubicles have been upholstered in a checkered material that’s meant to resemble a typical dishtowel present in home kitchens.
Padding on the seats has been coated in cognac-coloured leather-based from Danish firm Sørensen.
A majority of components within the restaurant – from the tables and seating cubicles, to the framework that extends throughout the ceiling – has been crafted from a single Douglas tree.
“We attempt our greatest to design and manufacture furnishings primarily based on native and long-lasting supplies that we consider will proceed contributing to its setting for a lot of many years to come back,” defined the studio.
The wooden has additionally been used to make the stone-topped bar, and a tall, gridded shelving-unit that reveals off jars of fermented greens. Some substances like chillis and cloves of garlic have been connected to string and hung up within the shelve’s bigger show niches.
A blush-pink curtain from Kvadrat conceals rest room amenities on the rear of the restaurant.
Vermland was based by Joakim Tolf Vulpius and Anton Bak, and works out of places of work in Copenhagen’s Amager East district.
The studio’s Hverdagen mission provides to Copenhagen’s already thriving culinary scene. Different locations within the metropolis the place foodies can flock embrace Yaffa, a Center-Japanese eatery that takes cues from bustling French bistros, and Boulebar, a restaurant the place diners can play video games of pétanque.
Pictures is by Jannick Boerlum.