Gianfranco Frattini Rosewood Table circa 1960s
Gianfranco Frattini for Bernini, dining table model 522, rosewood, Italy, 1960s.
This architectural table in rosewood is designed by Frattini. It features the typical design traits of Frattini such as pedestal legs and the borders that rise upwards and that create a certain space and depth to the piece. The grain and flames of the rosewood on the piece are another defining element which add a luxurious feel and warmth to the piece.
Gianfranco Frattini (1926-2004) was an Italian designer and architect. Similarly to many other architects, Frattini became an interior and Industrial designer because he missed the specific furnishings for his buildings. Frattini was a very skilled woodworker and was a student of Gio Ponti. His style can be defined by its architectural structure and playful lines.