Joe Colombo for Bernini 'Combi Center' Cabinet Italy circa 1963
Joe Colombo for Bernini, 'Combi Center' trolley, plywood, aluminum, plastic, Italy, circa 1963.
A cylindrical storage unit on wheels, designed by Joe Colombo in circa 1963. The Space Age case piece features curvaceous, functional forms with inventive storage possibilities behind he curved aluminum sliding doors. The piece is moveable, which makes it perfect to use as a trolley as well.
Joe Colombo (1930-1971) was an industrial designer educated at the Fine Arts academy in Brera. Over his career, he has been an abstract painter, product designer and theorist. He has created many futuristic, pop-art and anti-design objects that have created a place for themselves in the history of design.