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Storage System

Angelo Mangiarotti, 1966 - 1969

4D is the first modular storage system produced by Molteni&C.

Design Angelo Mangiarotti, 1966 - 1969

The 4D system. produced since 1966 by Casaluci in Rovellasca. attraeteci the interest of Angelo Molteni, who, after taking over the company and founding UniFor, included it in the Molteni&C catalogue from 1969.

Mangia rotti designed a series of finished, modu­lar, assemblable and interchangeable furniture. Their vertical details were functional, mobile and aestheti­cally pleasing. The 4D series was consistent for size, composition modularity and finish on all four sides, so it could be used in the centre of the room.


Angelo Mangiarotti

Angelo Mangiarotti (1921-2012) was born in Milan, where he graduated in architecture at the Politecnico di Milano. During the early 1950s he worked in the United States, where he met Frank Lloyd Wright, Walter Gropius, Mies van der Rohe and Konrad Wachsmann. Architect, designer and urban planner, he earned international fame not only in the field of industrial design, but also for his architecture with its focus on infrastructure, planning and structural engineering. He earned numerous awards, both in the design industries, for his collaboration with many important Italian furniture companies, as well as in the construction industries, both in Italy and internationally.

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Angelo Mangiarotti

“The essential starting point for creating an object of design lies in its utility for individuals”

Angelo Mangiarotti