Postmodern Bookcase Attributed to Michele De Lucchi
Attributed to Michele de Lucchi, bookase, laminated wood and brass, Italy, circa 1968.
This stunning polychrome cabinet is exemplary for early postmodern interior design. Build up in solley horizontal en vertical lines. The black colored rectangular open cases and square, solid junctions are connected to each other by the blue colored panels, forming a grid. The horizontal blue lines form the base of this bookcase, with additional black shelves here and there in between.
A playful and extravagant piece that shows trait of Italian designer and architect Michele de Lucchi, and therefore attributed to him. He was part of the legendary Memphis group in the 1980s.
The wall unit shows signs of age and use and some wooden pieces show cracks and damages.