Is which colours is Uten.Silo available?
The Uten.Silo is supplied in white, black or red. The Chrome Edition is no longer available.
What is the difference between the Uten.Silo I and the Uten.Silo II?
The Uten.Silo I (dimensions 67 x 87 cm) is the original design from 1969. The smaller version (Uten.Silo II, Dimensions 52 x 68 cm) was created in 1970. With the Uten.Silo II one has slightly less storage space.
Are the necessary screws/wall plugs supplied?
No, the Vitra Uten.Silo is supplied without screws and wall plugs, these should in any case be selected depending on the local conditions, for example, type of wall
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