Everyone enjoys the warmth of the traditional tiled stove as we make ourselves comfortable on the corner bench at the time-honored wooden table. The parlor has been the centerpiece of every farm since the 13th century. In the foothills of the Alps, it is linked to a carpentry tradition that goes back a long way. Even before the industrial era, master craftsmen were already processing the fir and spruce wood from our local forests – and using it to create simple, high-quality wall paneling.
Eham is proud to contribute to this long tradition. If we come across old parlor rooms during research projects, we carefully expose the beauty we have discovered – so the history of age-old beams and panelling can be felt and experienced.
This is how we breathe new life into classic pine and farmhouse parlors – authentically restored down to the last detail. From the old masterly planed wood profile to the venerable Herrgottswinkel. The original inventory is reassembled and complemented in a meaningful way – tailored to our customers‘ room architecture.
Photography: Sofie Latour
To uphold tradition, you have to continue it. To do this, we also design parlors that connect the original to the present. Subtly suspended, a historic coffered ceiling almost looks like it is floating. This creates a grandiose spatial feeling. A narrow line of felt between the wooden panels provides a tactile contrast. If you know how, the formal language of the historic parlor can be elegantly integrated into modern architecture. With historical expertise, focus on the material, and the right sensitivity.
If you’re asking us, the parlor is the epitome of coziness. The architecture, craftsmanship and interior of the Bavarian Alpine foothills become visible here, and the Bavarian way of life becomes tangible. It is a convivial and cozy place for locals and guests from all over the world. What was true then is still true today – we come together in the parlor.