Wed, 15th Sep 2021 10:00

Design & Modern Contemporary

Lot 109


STUDIO BBPR FOR OILIVETTI, ITALY: A 'Spazio' Shelving System,circa 1960s varnished metal, plastic

Approximately 197cm high x 150cm wide x 35cm deep

The 'Spazio' series was designed by Studio BBPR for Olivetti in 1960. The design won the Compasso d'Oro Award in 1962. The desk of the 'Spazio' series is featured in MoMA permanent collection. This shelf is consisting out of four colums in different width with cabinets, drawers and shelves. The system is freely adjustable and provides great flexibility. The beige lacquered metal is combined with black metal details and a black construction on top and bottom.

- Domus 366
- I. De Guttry, M. P. Maino, "Il mobile italiano degli anni Quaranta e Cinquanta", Laterza 1992

Sold for £1,062

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