WIM RIETVELD DE BIJENKORF BOOKCASE

Netherlands, 1960s
SOLD

Following in his father’s (Gerrit) footsteps and firmly in the tradition of the DeStijl movement the bookcase was designed on commission and sold exclusively through Amsterdam department store De Bijenkorf. The equivalent of Heals in London it was renown for selling the most forward thinking design of the time. A striking and sculptural piece with a simple construction of folded sheet steel.

W94 D44 H166cm

AG15021