Carla Venosta and Guido Zimmerman Shelving Unit

$14,700.00 USD

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Bookcase by Carla Venosta & Guido Zimmerman for Arflex, metal, Plexiglas, Italy, 1970s

This steel bookcase with Plexiglas shelves has a clean and geometric design which is emphasized by the rawness of the materials. This particular unit consists of five 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.

Product details

  • condition Good
  • Creator Carla Venosta Guido Zimmerman
  • Date of Manufacture 1970s
  • Dimensions Height 176 cm Width 220 cm Depth 38 cm
  • Dimensions Height 69.3 in. Width 86.62 in. Depth 14.97 in.
  • Manufacturer Arflex
  • Materials and Techniques Metal Plexiglass
  • Period 1970-1979
  • Place of Origin Italy
  • Style Mid-Century Modern Of the Period