70s Dorothee Maurer ‘Utensilo 1’ wall unit for Ingo Maurer

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Designer : Dorothee Maurer Becker
Manufacturer : Ingo Maurer
Period : 1960s
Origin : Germany
Material : ABS
Color : Red
Condition : Good
Dimensions : 67cm (w) x 5cm (d) x 87cm (h)
Comment : Further details in the description below.
Code : 1108037OO
Price : sold, –

Productbeschrijving

This wall storage/organizer was designed by Dorothee Maurer-Becker and put into production by her husband Ingo Maurer in Germany in 1969. It is made from molded ABS plastic. After a prototype was presented at the Frankfurt Fair in early 1969, it became an immediate success in Europe and the U.S. where it was marketed as Wall-All. The unit features multiple plastic pockets in which to store any number of items, as well as a chrome clip and several chrome hooks. It was photographed for the cover of the seminal l’Utopie du tout Plastique 1960-1973.