Designer: John Van Koert Brand: Drexel Year: 1956 Place of Origin: North Carolina, USA Materials: Walnut, Brass
Beautifully fully restored walnut sideboard designed by John Van Koert for Drexel's Counterpoint Series. This series was first introduced in 1956 with its rounded corners, solid walnut frame, dovetail drawers, flush face design, and brass ball pulls.
John Van Koert was born in Canada and studied, practiced, taught, and designed in Milwaukee and New York. During his career, he grew a great appreciation for Scandinavian design and decided to educate the country through a traveling exhibit, 'Design in Scandinavia'