About Atelier Espenaer – Exclusive Sustainable Handcrafted Furniture

About Atelier Espenaer

Atelier Espenaer is an Amsterdam-based atelier established and run by artisanal furniture maker Umut Lucas Espenaer.

What does Atelier Espenaer offer?


Bespoke furniture and other custom items

Atelier Espenaer crafts exclusive furniture pieces and other items on the request of clients. It addresses the individual needs of the client and offers the best in terms of craftsmanship, design, and materials.


Exclusive independent work for sale

The atelier also designs and creates standalone pieces as part of its own independent work. Free from commission constraints, these masterpieces represent the pinnacle of Espenaer’s artistic vision and skills.


Woodworking courses

Atelier Espenaer is also of service to those who wish to learn to create things themselves. Its courses provide a comprehensive introduction to the craft, allowing participants to gain a foundational understanding of the techniques and tools used.


Workspaces for woodworking

Finally, the atelier opens its doors to fellow enthusiasts of woodworking and offers workspaces for rent on an hourly basis. The spaces offer everything to create pieces with one’s own hands in an inspiring and authentic environment.

Espenaer’s values

At Atelier Espenaer, we are driven by a set of values that guide us in every aspect of our work. From sourcing materials to crafting furniture, we strive to bring quality, sustainability, individuality, and artisanship to our pieces. Read on to learn more about the principles that drive our work and set us apart in the world of furniture making.


Artisanship combines specialized knowledge, skill, and creativity to deliver quality products with a personal touch. Each of Espenaer’s works are one-of-a-kind masterpieces crafted with meticulous care, featuring signature wood joints for a touch of timeless sophistication.


Individuality is about recognizing that each one of us is a unique individual being with its own peculiar interests and needs. Atelier Espenaer has made it its goal to address this uniqueness in its customers and to imbue a sense of belonging and exclusivity to the pieces it makes.


Sustainability balances human and natural systems, protects the environment, and promotes long-term ecological and economic well-being. Espenaer’s work uses sustainably sourced wood, has timeless designs, and is built with high-quality craftsmanship to last for generations.


Atelier Espenaer
Dr. Jan van Breemenstraat 1A
1056 AB Amsterdam
The Netherlands


Company information

Atelier Espenaer is registered with the Chamber of Commerce in Amsterdam under no. 64972089. Our tax identification number is NL001602589B90.