Sideboard DB02, Cees Braakman, UMS Pastoe
Rare sideboard from the birch series, designed in 1954 by Cees Braakman, manufactured by UMS Pastoe. The piece stands out for many great details, like the loop legs, the "anti-dust"-drawers made of bent plywood, and the folding doors.
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.