Key facts

Product:
Sammen | M13
Family:
Sammen by Thomas E. Alken
Manufacturer:
FDB Møbler >
Designer:
Thomas E. Alken >
Order number:
5700383972936
Architonic ID:
20170550
Country:
Denmark
Launched:
2014
Manufacturer groups :
Seating-Benches >
Groups:
Seating-Benches >

Product description

Thomas Alken Sammen M13 2 personers bench without back, nature Teak H 45 x D 50 x L 126,5 cm

Product family

Concept

Dining chair M1
FDB Møbler’s dining chair is designed for sunny lunches and long summer evenings in the garden. It is a chair designed according to the traditions shared by FDB Møbler, but reinterpreted as a piece of garden furniture. The natural, oiled teak creates the same feel as the classic dining chairs that we use inside. However, the material and shape are, of course, adapted for outdoor use. The chair beautifully matches the two dining tables in the series. The chair exudes an air of quality and style not normally associated with garden furniture.
Thomas Alken (b. 1970) graduated as a furniture and industrial designer from Design School Kolding in 1997. He has been involved in a wide range of design projects, from luxury furniture and ketchup bottles to a lounge at Copenhagen Airport, because it is the user situation that fascinates him. In his view, furniture must always be seen in a larger context. And with the ‘Sammen’ (Together) series, he has made sure that the furniture harmonises with the traditions of FDB Møbler as well as Danish gardens.
Lounge chair M6
The lounge chair is designed for those who enjoy spending time outdoors in the garden. With a warm blanket and a cup of tea in the early spring sunshine. Or with a book and a cold drink on a hot summer’s day. FDB Møbler has created a garden chair with many of the same qualities as its indoor lounge chair. A relaxed and comfortable chair, yet with the same classic lines and simple, understated design that characterises furniture from FDB Møbler. Thomas Alken, who has designed the entire ‘Sammen’ series, has for many years been designing lounge chairs which represent challenging and new takes on the designs of the greatest Danish furniture designers. However, this is his first lounge chair for outdoor use.
Dining table M3
C201a is a small, almost square garden table that is perfect for an intimate dining area in the garden, on a small balcony or a patio. Two to four people can sit round the simple and beautiful table in natural oiled teak, which – together with the rest of the ‘Sammen’ series – continues FDB Møbler’s proud furniture-making traditions. A high-quality garden table with many charming details.
Dining table M2
This large garden table is perfect for spending time and socialising outdoors. Here, we come together for long lunches and cheerful bonhomie during the long summer evenings. FDB Møbler has produced countless dining tables over the years, and C201b should be seen as part of this tradition – just for outdoor use. The table has naturally rounded ends, with the ingenious detail that the ends can be detached, and then two tables can be joined using a table leaf.
M11 bench with back/armrests
The garden bench is the ideal solution when you need extra seating at the dining table, and is especially suitable for children when eating outside in the summer. The bench can also be taken to a corner of the garden, which can then be enjoyed from a completely new angle. The bench is born of FDB Møbler’s design tradition, and is made of natural oiled teak with numerous details that highlight the quality of both its craftsmanship and design. It matches the large C201b dining table and, of course, the two chairs in the series.
M10 bench without back/armrests
The bench without back and armrests can be used with the dining table, but also for other purposes. You can lie down and relax on it, use it as a seat in a corner of the garden or simply as a surface on which to place things. The bench matches the other pieces of furniture in the ‘Sammen’ series, such as the dining table, lounge chair and the footstool, yet still stands out on account of its minimalist look and clean lines.
M7 footstool
Great design is all in the detail. The footstool does not usually receive much attention when it comes to garden furniture. However, the footstool in the ‘Sammen’ series is more than just somewhere to place your feet when seated in a garden chair. In terms of its design and craftsmanship, the footstool is a perfect match for the rest of the series, as well as upholding FDB Møbler’s proud furniture-making traditions. As an extra detail, it transforms into a small table when you place the ‘Sammen’ tray on top of it – a small side table with its own distinctive look.
M9 Tray
When moving into the garden, it is often useful if the furniture has more than one function. The furniture will invariably need to be taken in and out in the course of a capricious summer’s day in Denmark. The tray in the ‘Sammen’ series has two important functions, in addition, of course, to being an indispensable serving tray. It can be placed on the L202 footstool, transforming it into a charming little table. And it can also be used as a small table between two lounge or two dining chairs.
Thomas Alken (b. 1970) graduated as a furniture and industrial designer from Design School Kolding in 1997. He has been involved in a wide range of design projects, from luxury furniture and ketchup bottles to a lounge at Copenhagen Airport, because it is the user situation that fascinates him. In his view, furniture must always be seen in a larger context. And with the ‘Sammen’ (Together) series, he has made sure that the furniture harmonises with the traditions of FDB Møbler as well as Danish gardens.
M4 table leaf
The table leaf for the M3 dining table is a smart accessory that makes it possible to turn two garden tables into a long table for large summer gatherings and parties. And no compromises have been made in terms of its design or table stability. The leaf fits both the small M3 garden table as well as the slightly larger M2 table. The leaf makes it possible to join as many tables as you want.

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