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Jacques Hitier’s walled corner shelves

Among Jacques Hitier’s shelves, let’s focus in this chapter on one of his most iconic shelves: Jacques Hitier corner shelves.

Date

1949

Production

Tubauto

Background of these corner shelves

The central metallic pole represents a break in style after War World 2 at the early stage of the Reconstruction period.

Design to optimize the living space and avoid congested spaces with the constraints of limited living spaces from the 50s and the 60s

It is meant to arrange a reading corner with 2 mains functionalities:

  • lighting
  • shelving

Jacques Hitier corner shelves’ specifications

Features

Tubular coated metal structure

With a hanging lamp

Wooden shelves

Size

  • Width: 69 cm
  • Height: 148,5 cm
  • Depth: 69 cm

Jacques Hitier corner shelves seen on the web