It all started with a trash can. Then the table and the chair would arrive to finally dare with the kitchen. In all its aspects. And it is that the Danish design firm ‘Vipp’ has not only transformed a century-old pencil factory into a showroom, has made him the stage trendy gastronomic Copenhagen. Welcome to ‘Vipp Pencil House’ and its select ‘Supper Club’.
There are still many residents of the Islands Brygge neighborhood who remember the smoke of the factory in which the pencils Copenhagen’s most iconic: Viking. Those who would be ours Staedtler the Danish are still being manufactured but in a new headquarters, leaving the building empty. Bauhausthat the Danish design firm Vipp has been converted into an elegant space where private luxury dinners are given in a reduced number with the best chefs on the international scene.
Mixing classic creations of this firm that began as a manufacturer of metal pedal cubes with its latest creations – see its modular kitchen – the showroom offered by ‘Vipp Pencil Factory’ is a must-see for design lovers. Also from good eating, because last September it was inaugurated Vipp Supper Club, dinners for the lucky few where food, art, design, architecture and music converge to create a single plan. And for those who have to book in advance, since the places do not exceed thirty lucky people and they are not held every day.
Like at home
Feeling right at home, between century-old walls, this two-story ex-factory also looks like an elegant showroom where you can enjoy elegant furniture and the latest news from Vipp after the work carried out by the interior designer, Julie Cloos Mølsgaard, who led the pencil in the transformation of this 400 square meter space known as ‘Vipp Pencil House’. In fact, the top floor is a apartment in which to stay.
From the best restaurant in the world
Returning to the gastronomic, intimate and social experience, this is served at a table for some 26 diners (required to reserve) with the open kitchen and fully functioning with world-renowned chefs just a few feet away and a piano playing live. To get an idea of the level of this gastronomic pop-up, the Italian chef Riccardo Canella, from Noma, best restaurant in the world, was the first to offer a ‘Vipp Supper Club’ last September.
Soon he will pass through the kitchen of ‘Vipp Pencil Hoyse’ the Danish chef Torsten Vildgaard, the fastest Danish Michelin star won by his restaurant ‘Studio’, who will show his skills in preparing and plating the menu before the eyes of the attendees. What more could you want? Enjoy this intimate dinner feeling at home, between furniture and accessories from the luxurious firm (perfect for taking ideas for your own home), Art pieces from local galleries and lots of history to sharpen.