Osvaldo Borsani for Tecno White Wall Unit
Osvaldo Borsani for Tecno, wall-mounted wall unit, metal, white laminated wood, Italy, 1950s
This wall mounted shelving system was designed by Osvaldo Borsani. Its purpose was a coordinated system for furnishing either the home or office. The arrangement of multiple shelves and three cabinets is adjustable. The shelves are mounted on black steel profiles. Therefore a striking contrast is evoked between the white cabinets and shelves and the black metal parts.
Tecno was founded in 1953 by Osvaldo and Fulgenzio Borsani. The core thought on which the company was found on the idea that Dwellings function as the fundament on which the quality of life is built. Although Tecno was led by functionalism, aesthetics have never been unimportant. Technique the tool that led to typological innovation. The office world experience an extreme growth in post-war Italy and it was mainly to this world that Tecno dedicated their innovative design and craftsmanship.
Please note that this piece is in used condition and shows damages and missing parts. Restoration can be done before shipping by our experienced craftsmen and -women in our own in-house restoration atelier. With high attention for the original, they make sure every piece contains its value and is ready for the many years to come. We kindly ask you to contact our design experts for further information about the endless possibilities our restoration and upholstery atelier has to offer. Of course, a locally organized restoration is possible as well. We kindly ask you to reach out to our design specialists for more information.
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