Carla Venosta and Guido Zimmerman Shelving Unit

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Carla Venosta & Guido Zimmerman for Arflex, bookcase 'Valiant', in steel and plexiglass, Italy, 1971.

This steel bookcase with plexiglass shelves has a clean and geometric design which is emphasized by the rawness of the materials. The steel shelving unit is part of our midcentury design collection. This particular unit consists of seven vertical elements parts with four shelves. The unit is exemplary for the functional and strong design of postwar Italy that bears references to architecture. The piece shows some great patina which adds extra strength to the overall design of this piece. Carla Venosta is known for using industrial technique and materials as the main feature of her designs.

Please note that we have more vertical elements in stock if you may wish to acquire a larger unit.

Literature: Gramigna, Giuliana. Repertorio del Design Italiano 1950-2000 per L'Arredamento Domestico. Allemandi: Torino, 2003, p. 194.

Details

  • Date of Manufacture
    1971
  • Period
    1970-1979
  • Materials and Techniques
    Steel
    Plexiglass
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    111.22 in. H x 236.22 in. W x 14.96 in. D
    283 cm H x 600 cm W x 38 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Waalwijk, Netherlands
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU93319256543
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2012

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Located in Waalwijk, NL

Associations:
  • 20th Century Specialists

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