Bookshelf prototype
Yasuhiko Itoh, 1959
Bookshelf prototype
Yasuhiko Itoh, 1959

The bookshelf is a prototype, made of bent walnut, by the Japanese designer Yasuhiko Itoh. It never actually went into production but in 1959 it was presented, with a small armchair and a trolley, also made by Molteni, at the third “Mostra Selettiva – Concorso Internazionale del Mobile” in Cantù, where it came third. The jury included Luigi Caccia Dominioni, Ake H. Huldt, Eduard Ludwig and Giovanni Romano.

Awards
Selettiva di cantù
1959, Third Prize
"La Selettiva"
Bookshelf prototype
Yasuhiko Itoh, 1959
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