Horst Brüning Wall-Mounted Credenza
Horst Brüning for Behr, credenza, off white plywood and aluminum, Germany, 1960.
This simplistic geometric credenza holds a off white plywood frame and a brushed metal frame. The sliding doors are made of aluminum and have geometric grips. The contrast between the aluminum and off white is simplistic and functional yet also provides a certain grandeur. This piece offers a lot of storage space and is in good condition, with some signs of use on the top and a small damage at the left corner in the back.
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.