MHC.1 is a new edition of the prototype of the first modern piece of furniture made by Molteni&C, the chest of drawers designed by Werner Blaser. Thought it was never produced industrially, in 1955 it won first prize at the Cantù “Prima mostra selettiva – Concorso internazionale del mobile”, a competition designed to re-qualify the image of Italian furniture making. The unusual joinery features a simple three-fork joint.
After issuing a limited edition run of 100 numbered pieces, two new non-numbered versions are available in the new finishes honey pattern wood and black ash wood.
Prima mostra selettiva – Concorso internazionale del mobile 1955