Secretary Made to Measure, Cees Braakman, Pastoe
Secretary from the Made to Measure series, designed in the mid 1950's by Cees Braakman, manufactured by UMS Pastoe.
The Made to Measure series consists of only a few elements, which can be freely comined, which allows to create storage furniture of any size, from a tiny night stand to a massive wall unit, a revolutionary concept at the time.
Cees Braakman (The Netherlands, 1917-1995) was head of the design team for the UMS - Pastoe Company from 1945-1978. The basic features of his design are a perfect sense of proportion, a taste for clean lines with an accent on first class materials. Braakman was one of the most influentual designers of the Netherlands.