Taichiro Nakai Cabinet in Maple and Mahogany Italy 1953
Taichiro Nakai, cabinet, metal, glass, brass and maple and mahogany, Italy, 1953
This modular wall unit consists of five compartments, supported by a black coated metal frame that has a zig-zag structure that runs all the way up. The case piece is executed in mahogany and maple, and each compartment features a different composition with a variety of glass shelves, drawers and doors. A vertical structure is used as finish for these doors, creating an interesting aesthetic in combination with the large brass handles. A an admirable bookcase designed by the Japanese Taichiro Nakai, who adapted Japanese principles to Italian constraints.