Josef Pohl, Bachelor’s wardrobe on castors, 1930 / Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin, Photo: Fotostudio Bartsch

Josef Pohl, Bachelor’s wardrobe on castors, 1930 Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin, Photo: Fotostudio Bartsch

Josef Pohl, Bachelor’s wardrobe on castors, 1930

It is no accident that Josef Pohl’s Cupboard Element on Rollers (1929–30) is also known as the ‘Bachelor’s Wardrobe’: mobile, space-saving and free of any stylistic posturing, it allowed an apartment to be furnished at subsistence prices.

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