MICHEL DUCAROY for ROCHE BOBOIS, Wall Unit Modular Bookcase Shelf 1970s


  • Creator / Artist / Designer:MICHEL DUCAROY
  • Issuer / Manufacturer:ROCHE BOBOIS
  • Period:20th Century / Mid Century / 1970s
  • Country of Origin:France
  • Dimensions (H x W x D):231 x 173 x 50 cm
  • Weight:50 Kg
  • Number of components:14
  • Condition:Good
  • Style:European Design
  • Materials:Wood / Glass / Aluminium
  • Price:1350 €

  • Belgium Delivery:Free
  • International Delivery:On request

Wall Unit Design created by Michel Ducaroy for Roche Bobois, 1970s
Fully modular Vintage shelf including:
- 8 glass shelves (80cm x 30cm)
- 3 boxes of blackened oak wood, very dark brown (80cm x 50cm x 50cm)
- 3 aluminum uprights (very dark brown), adaptable to the height of your ceiling (from 231cm to 275cm) and allowing by a sliding system, the placement of boxes and shelves where you want them.

In good condition

Biography:
Michel Ducaroy is a French Designer born in Lyon in 1925 graduated from the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Lyon. In 1954, he joined the manufacturer of Roset seats in Briord, where he headed the Design department throughout his career. For his seat design, he will use new materials from the 1960s and 1970s such as foam, wadding, thermoformed plastic, aluminum, stainless steel ...
"Adria" (1968) will be the first modular living room with a low seat, followed by "Kashima", "Koufra", "Safi", "Kali" ... He will create several models of modular and suspended furniture / furniture for the home of he Roche Bobois edition (tables, shelving, bookcase, bar, Wall Unit), the result of innovative technical research and aesthetics adapted to its time. In 1973 at the Salon des arts menagers in Paris, he presented "Togo", a sofa entirely in polyester foam without frame or backrest which earned him fame., Currently still edited by the publisher Ligne Roset (more than 1 million of Togo sold in the world) ...