Gispen Wall Unit 5600 6 piece


Gispen Wall Unit 5600 6 piece

name: Wall Unit 5600
designer: A.R. Cordemeyer & L.J. Holleman
manufacturer: Gispen, Culemborg, the Netherlands
design year: 1959

“Wall Unit of cream and brown powder coated rolled steel that can be (re)assembled as desired. The system consists of uprights (single and double) – in three different heights; and shelves, writing surfaces, drawers and cabinets, all of which are adjustable in height in 2.5 cm increments. The uprights can also be stacked on top of each other so that the wall unit can be expanded vertically. The front and back sides can be fitted with drop doors, sliding doors or sliding windows. The drawers and doors were available in a dozen colors, which gave the wall unit a cheerful and modern appearance.” (Dutch text: Stichting Gispen Collectie; English translation: Neef Louis Design)

This wall / storage unit is three pieces wide of the high model with three middle (high) unit stacked on top.

The back is also not ugly, making this an excellent room divider.

dimensions: 36 D x 220 W x 201 H cm
the pieces/units are 72 cm wide and 136 or 65 cm tall

easy to disassemble and reassemble

divisible and adjustable

light signs of wear

dutch design 1950s fifties vintage retro

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