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     Two toned Cabinet by Cees Braakman for Pastoe,1960.  Shown with a single Casala Chair, Small Hala Lamp and Pilastro Task Stool Cees Braakman for Pastoe desk cabinet Newly Refinished Birch Drop Down Desk with Lower Storage and a Side Cabinet with Shelving Rare Bent Plywood Signature Hairpin Feet  Love the curved plywood drawers  Cees Braakman began working at Pastoe at 17, where he learned the trade while following in his father's footsteps. He convinced the company to focus on developing flexible cabinet systems which could be assembled by the consumer. This innovative concept came to radical fruition in 1955 in the Made-to-Measure furniture series.    Cees Braakman turned this stuffy furniture factory into artist studio and also set out to improve the look of the company's catalogs and marketing collateral.     Cees Braakman Writing Desk