Gianfranco Frattini for Bernini
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1950s Writing Desk Design by Gianfranco Frattini

A beautiful 1950s modernist rosewood desk. Italian design by Giancarlo Frattini for Bernini

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Height Seat Height Width
72 [N/A] 130 cm
Depth Diameter Color
80 cm [N/A] Brown
Very Good: This item has no defects, but it may show slight traces of use.
Restoration and Damages details
Surface has been refinished
Design Period Production Period Year Of Production
1950 to 1959 1950 to 1959 [N/A]
Style Designer Maker
Mid-Century Gianfranco Frattini Bernini
Material Artist Place Of Origin
wood [N/A] Italy

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A beautiful 1950s modernist rosewood desk. Italian design by Giancarlo Frattini for Bernini
This desk is in a warm shade of light brown has two drawers, a top storage with two tambour doors, its very sturdy, well built and very comfortable.
The height to the top of the storage is 95cm
The desk can be easily dismantled into 3 parts for transportation, assembly and narrow entrances.
Giancarlo Frattini (1926-2004) was an Italian designer, architect and an important member of his generation that created the Italian Design movement of the mid-1950s through the 1960s. Frattini opened his own professional practice in Milan, after having worked in the office of his teacher and mentor Gio Ponti.
His professional activity was concerned principally with interiors and Industrial Design.
He collaborated with Cassina since 1954 and with many other manufacturers, such as Bernini, Acerbis, Fantoni, Artemide, Castiglioni, Knoll, Lema and many others.
Frattini was a board member of the Triennale and a great connoisseur of wood craftsmanship. He forged a long and fruitful professional partnership with the master craftsman from Bovisio Masciago (Milan), Pierluigi Ghianda.

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