Ordinary utensils and archetypal designs get a new interpretation and are, without denying their original form, being extended with new functions.
The beam (in Flemish dialect called ‘poutrel’) is one of the principal elements in construction with a very clear function: to support. This Poutrel is withdrawn from its usual context, surrounded by other constructional members, and reduced to the I-form.
However recognisable by its form, the use of solid wood gives Poutrel an entirely different look. At the same time the wooden Poutrel’s function becomes ambiguous. Poutrel still supports, but is no longer compulsory within a construction and can therefore be used in different ways: as a bench, a table, a TV bench, …
Dimensions: 100 x 40 x 40 cm, 200 x 40 x 40 cm, 300 x 40 x 40 cm or possibility to custom-made