1970s desk made of a single sheet of molded plastic creating the shape for various holders and storage spaces. There is also an integrated glass panel than can be lifted up and a retractable desk lamp.
Good condition with an overall fading and minor cracks
Vittorio Parigi and Nina Prina were Italian designers who worked together in Milan during the mid-20th century. They were known for their innovative approach to furniture design, which was characterized by a combination of functionality and aesthetic functional beauty.
Parigi was born in 1908 and studied architecture at the Politecnico di Milano. He began his career working as an architect and designer for a number of prominent Italian firms before establishing his own studio in 1946.
Prina, was born in 1915 and studied architecture at the Politecnico di Milano as well. She worked for a number of architectural firms before joining Parigi's studio in the 1950s.
They were particularly known for their work in the field of industrial design, where they designed products for a number of well-known Italian companies, including Cassina and Artemide and Molteni.
One of their most iconic models is the Onix desk created in 1973 for Molteni. Their models are highly sought by mid-century design collectors.
Parigi and Prina's work was characterized by a focus on functionality and efficiency, combined with a strong aesthetic sensibility.
White Orix Desk by Vittorio Parigi and Nani Prina for Molteni
Height: 32.29 in (82 cm)
Width: 41.34 in (105 cm)
Depth: 25.6 in (65 cm)