663 MODULAR SYSTEM / ROOM DIVIDER

DESIGN: WIM RIETVELD 1954

PRODUCER: GISPEN CULEMBORG

MEASUREMENTS: H 137, W 188, D 33 CM

PRICE: ON REQUEST

This famous ‘663’ bookcase was designed by Wim Rietveld for the Dutch Gispen company in 1954. The optimistic color scheme and angular shapes are typical hallmarks of modern fifties design. Good condition, some panels have been professionaly restored, all with preservation of authenticity. All doors working perfect, this item can be used right away.

 

 

 

 

 

The Dutch Gispen furniture company was founded in 1916 by industrial designer Willem Hendrik Gispen (1890-1981) and mainly produced steel ( tubular ) furniture for home and office. Until the 1960ies of the 20th century the company worked with several famous Dutch designers such as Gerrit Rietveld, Wim Rietveld and Andre Cordemeyer.