1950s Writing Desk Design by Gianfranco Frattini



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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.

Dimensions Length: 130 cm Width: 80 cm Height: 72 cm
Design Period

1950 to 1959

Production Period

1950 to 1959



Place of Origin



Surface has been refinished

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