Small writing desk, Cees Braakman, Pastoe
Stunning writing desk, designed in the 1950's by Cees Braakman for UMS Pastoe. The desk is a typical example of the Mid Century Modern design, nevertheless it's unusual design, especially the combination of vertical, horizontal, and diagonal lines, makes this table outstanding. One of Braakman's most beautiful works!
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.