Shelf in walnut by Walter Wirz

  • Designer – Walter Wirz
  • Publisher – Wilhelm Renz (Germany)
  • Design – 1960’s
  • Materials – walnut
  • Dimensions – L150 x D.26.5 x H19 cm
  • Condition – Mint vintage condition


Simple and elegant shelf made of a U-shaped profile veneered by Wilhelm Renz for Walter Wirz. Here in a walnut version, stands out for its refined lines and beautiful veining. The shelf feels very light thanks to its sleek design.

In 1950, Walter founded his own design studio, Studio Walter Wirz, which quickly became one of Switzerland’s leading design firms. He was known for his minimalistic and functional approach to design, influenced by the Swiss modernist movement. Over the years, Wirz has won numerous awards for his work, including the Jan Tschichold Prize in 1988 and the Swiss Design Award in 1991.

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