Artek USA Inc.
New York, NY
Artek is renowned as being one of the most innovative contributors to modern design, building on the heritage of Alvar Aalto. Functionality and timeless aesthetics are the essential elements in the creation of every product that bears the Artek name.
In Aalto's architecture and design work, functionalism and aesthetics are crucial elements for wellbeing in everyday life. The collection of tubular steel chairs designed by Alvar and Aino Aalto was originally an important part of the interior of the Paimio Sanatorium. In accordance with Aalto's ideology the chairs are completely without any superfluous detail. They are perfectly suited for private and public spaces alike.
Lukki by Ilmari Tapiovaara 1951-56
Chair 23 and Armchair 26 by Alvar Aalto and Side Table 606 by Aino Aalto 1930-32
Special Edition Stool 60 – 80th anniversary collection