Ilmari Tapiovaara bookcase for La Permanente Mobili Cantù, Italy ca. 1957
Ilmari Tapiovaara bookcase for La Permanente Mobili Cantù, Italy ca. 1957
Ilmari Tapiovaara bookcase for La Permanente Mobili Cantù, Italy ca. 1957
Ilmari Tapiovaara bookcase for La Permanente Mobili Cantù, Italy ca. 1957
Ilmari Tapiovaara bookcase for La Permanente Mobili Cantù, Italy ca. 1957
Ilmari Tapiovaara bookcase for La Permanente Mobili Cantù, Italy ca. 1957
Ilmari Tapiovaara bookcase for La Permanente Mobili Cantù, Italy ca. 1957
Ilmari Tapiovaara bookcase for La Permanente Mobili Cantù, Italy ca. 1957
Ilmari Tapiovaara bookcase for La Permanente Mobili Cantù, Italy ca. 1957
Ilmari Tapiovaara bookcase for La Permanente Mobili Cantù, Italy ca. 1957
Ilmari Tapiovaara bookcase for La Permanente Mobili Cantù, Italy ca. 1957

Ilmari Tapiovaara bookcase for La Permanente Mobili Cantù, Italy ca. 1957

The architectural bookcase designed by Ilmari Tapiovaara for La Permanente Mobili Cantù, Italy, circa 1957, exemplifies superb craftsmanship and design. This elegant piece features clean lines and refined functional details, creating a serene and monumental aesthetic without excess. It is constructed from teak, showcasing a rich, warm color and a subtle wood grain, beautifully offset by light beige, natural sisal-covered doors.
The sliding doors glide smoothly, offering customizable arrangements to suit individual preferences, from left to right or from the top layer to the lower one. Designed to stand freely without wall fixation, and with a beautifully finished back, this Ilmari Tapiovaara bookcase also functions as a versatile room divider or separation wall. Cited in the original catalog by T. Casartelli, Gio Ponti, and Cantù, "Furniture Design and Craftsmanship from La Rinascente to Selettiva," p. 126, Canturium Editions, 2017, the bookcase remains in excellent condition.

DIMENSIONS: W 342 x D 33 x H 202 cm
PRICE: € 33.000