low shelf / contemporary / wooden / steel
by Marcel Breuer
Inspired by the furniture of the architects Marcel Breuer, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Mart Stam, as well as by the possibilities of tubular steel as a material, Thonet developed a number of in-house designs starting in the 1920s, mainly side furniture that was largely published in the 1930/31 catalog. The shelf B 22 is one of those pieces. Today, it is produced in two versions: B 22 a with shelves of equal height, and B 22 b with shelves of a height appropriate for a file folder.
B 22 a Shelf with evenly distributed compartments, B 22 b with compartments at folder-height distance. Frames of both versions are pre-drilled, chrome-plated tubular steel, wooden parts in stained beech, lacquered or structured coating in various colors.