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Artek was founded in Helsinki in 1935 by four young idealists: Alvar and Aino Aalto, Maire Gullichsen, and Nils-Gustav Hahl. Their goal was “to sell furniture and to promote a modern culture of living by exhibitions and other educational means.” The name Artek is a synthesis of "art" and ‘technology’ – concepts central to the international modernist movement that came to prominence in the 1920s. It was Walter Gropius, a key proponent of modernism, who coined the motto ‘art and technology – a new unity.’ Technology was understood to include science and industrial produc...Read More

Artek

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Authentic Stool E60 in Birch with White Laminate Seat by Alvar Aalto & Artek
By Artek, Alvar Aalto
Located in New York, NY
Projecting a sense of relaxed familiarity, Stool E60 is equally suited to the home, public buildings, and educational facilities. The legs are mounted directly to the underside of th...
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21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Stools

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Birch

Authentic Chair 66 in Birch by Alvar Aalto & Artek
By Artek, Alvar Aalto
Located in New York, NY
Chair 66 is a universal wooden chair in the tradition of classic kitchen and café chairs; it's visible, additive construction logic is full of character and pleasing to the eye. The ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Chairs

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Birch

Authentic Chair 66 in Birch with Black Lacquer by Alvar Aalto & Artek
By Artek, Alvar Aalto
Located in New York, NY
Chair 66 is a universal wooden chair in the tradition of classic kitchen and café chairs; it's visible, additive construction logic is full of character and pleasing to the eye. The ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Chairs

Materials

Birch

Authentic High Stool 64 Counter Stool in Black Lacquer by Alvar Aalto & Artek
By Artek, Alvar Aalto
Located in New York, NY
Taller in stature, this stool features a natural birch frame and can come accented by a laminate or linoleum seat surface. Perfect for high top tables and bar counters, the stool als...
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21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Stools

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Birch

Authentic Kaari REB001 Rectangle Table by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec & Artek
By Artek, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec
Located in New York, NY
Kaari's linoleum surface is sustainably derived from linseed oil and will develop a rich patina over time. Featuring a graphic outline that appears as if drawn by a single stroke of ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Dining Room Ta...

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Steel

Authentic Bench 153A in Birch by Alvar Aalto & Artek
By Artek, Alvar Aalto
Located in New York, NY
These solid birch benches were designed by Alvar Aalto in 1945. They are available in two sizes to easily fit in an entryway or act as a casual living room table. The sturdy construc...
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21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Benches

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Birch

Authentic Domus Chair in Natural Lacquered Oak by Ilmari Tapiovaara & Artek
By Artek
Located in New York, NY
A masterpiece of modern furniture design, the Domus Chair was created as part of furniture series for the Domus Academica student housing complex in Helsinki, serving as a multi-purp...
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21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Chairs

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Plywood, Birch

Authentic High Chair K65 in Birch with White Seat by Alvar Aalto & Artek
By Artek, Alvar Aalto
Located in New York, NY
Combining the best elements of both a stool and a chair, Alvar Aalto's high chair K65 is perfectly proportioned for counter-height seating. The molded birch plywood backrest is low, ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Stools

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Birch

Authentic Stool 60 in Birch by Alvar Aalto & Artek
By Artek, Alvar Aalto
Located in New York, NY
In the late 1920s, architect and designer Alvar Aalto began experimenting with bending wood. In collaboration with furniture manufacturer Otto Korhonen, the Finnish master developed ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Stools

Materials

Birch

Authentic Rocket Bar Stool in Oak by Eero Aarnio & Artek
By Eero Aarnio, Artek
Located in New York, NY
Crafted in solid oak and originally created for Finnish designer Eero Aarnio’s home kitchen, the bar stool has proved very popular since its introduction by Artek. Aarnio has created...
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21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Stools

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Oak

Authentic Domus Chair in Black & Upholstered Leather by Imari Tapiovaara & Artek
By Artek
Located in New York, NY
A masterpiece of modern furniture design, the Domus Chair was created as part of furniture series for the Domus Academica student housing complex in Helsinki, serving as a multi-purp...
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21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Chairs

Materials

Leather, Birch

Authentic Stool 60 in Birch with Black Linoleum Seat by Alvar Aalto & Artek
By Artek, Alvar Aalto
Located in New York, NY
In the late 1920s, architect and designer Alvar Aalto began experimenting with bending wood. In collaboration with furniture manufacturer Otto Korhonen, the Finnish master developed ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Stools

Materials

Birch

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