Horst Brüning Large Credenza in Rosewood
Horst Brüning for Behr, credenza, off white to grey plywood, rosewood, metal, Germany, 1960.
This simplistic geometric credenza holds a rosewood case and a brushed metal frame. The sliding doors are made of white formica and have geometric grips. The contrast between the rosewood, metal and off white grey doors and stark with drawers is simplistic and functional yet also provides a certain grandeur. This sideboard in very versatile in any interior, since it can be placed freestanding, or wall-mounted. This piece offers a lot of storage space and is in great condition.
Horst Bruning is a designer whose keys ideas are minimalism, functionality, durability and the spirit of the time. On the other hand however, Bruning 's furniture is timeless. Bruning studied Architecture and Interior Design at the College of Graphic Arts in Hamburg until 1956. In 1963 he set up an architecture and design office in Stuttgart. During this period, Bruning came in contact with Kill International, Kill International is an established and famous manufacturer, who have also produced many designs by Preben Fabricius and Jörgen Kastholm. Brunning has also worked together with this architect duo.