Two door elegant sideboard Mod. “MB15”
Walnut solid wood and walnut veneer
Perfect back side, could be used also as a room divider
DESIGNER Franco Albini (1905-1977)
DIMENSIONS W. 122 x D. 47 x H. 77 /cm.
Repertorio del Design Italiano, Giuliana Gramigna Vol. I, pg. 53 (illustration of the same series)
Il Mondo Di Poggi, L'officina del design e delle arti, pg. 110 (illustration of the same series)
Franco Albini was an Italian furniture designer and architect and one of the most important members of the Italian Neo-Rationalist movement. After receiving a degree in architecture from the Politecnico di Milano in 1929, he worked with the Ponti and Lancia design studios. During that period Albini had the opportunity to meet many of the notable architects of the time, including Le Corbusier in Paris and Mies van der Rohe, who worked with Gio Ponti at the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona. During his lifetime, participated in important exhibitions and designed many notable architectural projects and products. He also received three Compasso d’Oro awards.