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Spazio Desk and Side Desk by Bbpr Studio for Olivetti, Italy, 1962

$7,356.87per set


A collectors set designed by the workshop of modernity: “bbpr’s (banfi, belgiojoso, peressutti and rogers)‚ spazio” desk and side desk. The unique design of the whole ‘spazio’ system with detachable legs and adjustable feet shows bbpr’s emphasis on functionality. Tthe modular usage possibilities were ideally suited for the then new large open space offices. From this modular spazio series we have a desk, once belonging to the, camera di commercio, pisa “(chamber of commerce, pisa). Metal feet and panels, chest of three drawers, top in original red-brown ‚pelle finta‘(faux leather), edges and corners reinforced with duroplast. Matching the desk is a small enameled metal side table with three drawers and one door, often used for typewriters. Both pieces stamped: Olivetti arredamenti metallici ‚spazio; metal inventory numbers on desk: camera di commercio, pisa '1331’ and ‘231’ Wear consistent with age and use, metal has patina, restoration recommended. Top of the side desk originally covered with olive-green fabric (worn-out and removed). Measures: Desk H 75.47, W 129.54, D 81.28 cm Side desk H 59.5, W 79 cm, D 54.2 cm.


  • Creator
    Olivetti (Manufacturer),Studio BBPR (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 29.93 in. (76 cm)Width: 51.19 in. (130 cm)Depth: 31.89 in. (81 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1968
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Munster, DE
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1391220195892

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