Austere Trestle, Black


When Kristian Vedel was appointed professor at the Department of Industrial Design at the University of Nairobi, he found the classrooms were lacking functional furniture for the students. His trestles were the solution.

Their folding capacity makes them easy to store when not in use. Straight and clear lines emphasise the overall design, and it is evident that the design has been carried out by an extraordinary architect with a strong sense for the ergonomic and functional requirements of design.

Characterised by a creative use of materials, the remarkable corner bridle joints and distinctive polished metal fittings play an important role in marking the quality of the trestles and emphasising their subtle virtue.

Materials: Solid European Oak

Place of Origin: Made in Europe


Dimensions: L: 64 cm, W: 24,5 cm, H: 70,5 cm

Net weight: 2,8 kg per piece

Maximum weight capacity: 225 kg

Finish: Black-stained Lacquer Finish

Designed by: Kristian Vedel in 1968

Product number: 2202

Note: Set of 2

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