shelf B 22 a
shelf B 22 a

B 22 a

shelfDesignMarcel Breuer, 1928

Tubular steel classics - elegant shelves B 22

Inspired by the furniture of the architects Marcel Breuer, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Mart Stam, as well as by the possibilities of tubular steel as a material, Thonet developed a number of in-house designs starting in the 1920s, mainly side furniture that was largely published in the 1930/31 catalog. The shelf B 22 is one of those pieces.

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Designer
Marcel Breuer
Marcel Breuer

Marcel Breuer

Marcel Breuer (1902–1981) Born in Pécs, Hungary, Marcel Breuer studied at the Staatliches Bauhaus Weimar from 1920 to 1924. After a short stay in Paris, he took over the management of the joiner’s workshop at the Bauhaus from 1925 to 1928, which had meanwhile moved to Dessau. During this time, he was strongly influenced by constructivism and De Stijl and developed a few trend setting tubular steel furniture designs. In 1928, Breuer went to Berlin and dedicated himself mainly to the field of interior design. Starting in 1932 he worked on several aluminium furniture designs in Switzerland. In 1935 Breuer moved to London, where he worked as an architect. In 1937 he was granted a professorship for architecture at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Later, he opened an architectural office there together with Walter Gropius. In 1946 Breuer founded his own studio in New York and realized numerous designs in Europe and the United States. He is considered one of the most important architects and designers of modernism.

Dimensions
Dimensions
Width85 cm
Height75 cm
Depth39 cm
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