Theban Daybed

Theban Daybed

Manufacturer: e15 furniture

Ferdinand Kramer's enduring daybed inspired by the Ancient Egyptians

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Product Story

Fuelled by the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb, the 1920s saw a resurgence of Egyptian revival. 

Deriving its name from the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes, this daybed is a thoughtful homage to the furnishings of the time as interpreted by pioneering designer Ferdinand Kramer. Originally produced in 1925 for the "New Frankfurt" housing project, the Theban has been reissued by e15 for the contemporary market.

The historically-inspired woven bands are modernised with a simple oak or walnut frame, creating a versatile piece that can also be used as a coffee table. The bands can be crafted from either textile or vegetable tanned leather, the latter of which will patinate over time.

E15 Theban Daybed Ferdinand Kramer 2
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E15 Theban Daybed Ferdinand Kramer

e15 furniture stands for consistent, progressive design coupled with high-grade materials and innovative, handcrafted production methods.

e15 design furniture that celebrates essential forms. Named after the London postcode where their first workshop was based, the company has since relocated to Frankfurt and are now one of Germany's most celebrated design brands. 

Known best for their pioneering use of solid wood, e15's Bigfoot Table is the perfect embodiment of their philosophy, its geometric lines softened by the natural markings and characteristics of solid oak and walnut.  The company soon embraced working with other materials such as precious metals, marble and bold colours as seen in the Enoki and Habibi coffee ...

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