The Standard: Copenhagen Updates a 1930’s Landmark

Architecture & Interiors

3388998_originalA 1937 Art Deco building in central Copenhagen has been given a stately 21st Century identity as The Standarda consortium of three restaurants and jazz cluband we shouldn’t be all that surprised by this breathtakingly refined remake. Overseen by the design studio GamFratesi (see our recent post on the duo here), The Standard’s restrained color scheme of powdery blues and greys, and impeccably curated mix of furnishings (traditional Parisian cast iron bistro tables; Danish Mid-Century pendant lighting; Patricia Urquiola’s Nub spindle-back seating; and a generous dose of GramFratesi’s own Gubi chairs) reflect a pitch-perfect instinct for melding past and present in service of something unmistakably Scandinavian, yet altogether novel.3388485_original-13389370_original3388110_original-13388806_original3388485_original3388806_original3389768_originalThe-Standard-Copenhagen-by-GamFratesi-Yellowtrace-063389678_original

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  1. Fiona Merritt

    Jan 8, 2014 at 12:19 pm

    Great use of Classic contemporary with a touch of Collonial ! Lovely :-)

  2. Nico

    Jan 10, 2014 at 9:06 am

    I love the color combination and the style combination.

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