Furniture - Tea Trolley - Alvar Aalto - Artek

Furniture - Tea Trolley - Alvar Aalto - Artek

Finnish furniture company Artek was founded in 1935 by designers Alvar Aalto and his wife Aino Aalto, arts promoter Maire Gullichsen and art historian Nils-Gustav Hahl, with an emphasis on quality in terms of technique, production methods and materials. 

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Alvar Aalto Collection

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Furniture - Chair - Tulip - Saarinen

Chair Tulip by Eero Saarinen. Produced by Knoll. In his purist approach to design, Finnish-born Eero Saarinen sought out the essential idea and reduced it to the most effective structural solution. He designed the 1956 Tulip chair in terms of its setting, rather than a particular shape. "In any design problem, one should seek the solution in terms of the next largest thing." he said. "If the problem is a chair, then its solution must be found in the way it relates to the room..." In the Tulip, Saarinen realized his ideal of formal unity: "Every significant piece of furniture has a holistic structure."

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Home - Accessories - Vase - Aalto

Alvor Aalto´s Savoy vase produced by iittala is one of the most famous vases in history. Designed in 1936 for a competition at the Paris Worlds Fair, Finnish architect and furniture designer Alvar Aalto anonymously entered and won the competition for his vase under the pseudonym Eskimo woman's leather breeches.

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