This bed was designed by George Nelson in 1952. It was part of a program of the 1950s in which Nelson developed a furniture series with essential lines of Scandinavian inspiration. It went out of production in the early 1960s.
George Nelson was one of the pioneers of the modernist design movement together with such exceptional American designers as Raymond Loewy, Charles Eames, and Eliot Noyes. The output from Nelson's studio included some of the most historic examples of 20th century industrial design, many of the items being still in production today such as the "marshmallow" sofa, the "bubble" lamp, and the "sling" sofa. Nelson also made a great contribution to the design of the "storage wall", the shopping center, multi-media presentation and the "open-plan" office system. The full range of Nelson's works span from product and furnishing design, to packaging and graphics, to his lager scale projects such as the "Fairchild" house and the American National Exhibition in Moscow in 1959.
Made in Italy.
Two sizes available; Custom sizes on demand for an upcharge. Please note that European mattress sizes differ from US sizes. Please specify which size, or give us your mattress measurements for a custom quote.
Euro Standard, for a European mattress 160 x 197 cm
Bed dimensions: W 70.9" x H 35.4" x D 82.7"
Euro Queen, for a European mattress 150 x 200 cm
Bed dimensions: W 66.9" x H 35.4" x D 85"
Materials: Bed with frame in cherrywood, or other colored lacquers (please inquire). Beechwood slats. Chrome-plated tubular steel base.
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