Young Ideas G Plan light oak dressing table by Richard Young

Young Ideas G Plan light oak dressing table by Richard Young .

Richard Young designed a couple of ranges in the early 1960s for G Plan . He’s best known however for setting up and designing for Merrow Associates in the late 1960s and 70s . His early designs for G Plan were possibly too advanced for their time as they’re rarely seen not only for sale , but also they don’t appear much in the G Plan catalogues . He designed a lovely Hans Wegner style dining table and chairs for them , but we’ve yet to find it in any of the catalogues , and it rarely comes up for sale . We do have 1 catalogue from c 1964 with the full Young Idea Bedroom Range shown . It was described as ” The perfect answer for young moderns ” . It was designed to be semi-fitted with wardrobes and storage beds as well as chests and dressing tables . However individual pieces like this stylish and practical dressing tables make great stand alone pieces .


The mirror can be upright or angled . The use of white laminate means there are no worries about spilling perfumes and damaging the top . For a smaller bedroom it could double as a small desk . We’ve had a couple of these stylish dressing tables before , but this is the first time we’ve seen the matching stool , which although not labelled is the original one .

We also have 2 matching chests which are also being listed

In great vintage condition

Materials: light oak

Dimensions: 102cms wide 43deep

Price: SOLD

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