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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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Limited Edition Alvar Aalto Tea Trolley 900 in Universe by Artek + Heath
Limited Edition Alvar Aalto Tea Trolley 900 in ...
Artek, Heath Ceramics
21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Modern Carts and Bar Carts
Birch
Experimental glazes from the 1940s meet innovative wood-bending techniques from the 1930s for a distinctive, memorable collection. As an edition of six designs with only six of each ...
Authentic Trienna Table with Oak Veneer by Ilmari Tapiovaara & Artek
Authentic Trienna Table with Oak Veneer by Ilma...
Ilmari Tapiovaara, Artek
21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Coffee and Coc...
Birch, Plywood
This incredibly distinctive table is formed from three sheets of pressed birch veneer. The hexagonal table top is supported by three triangular legs. The seams between the pieces cre...
Authentic Pendant Light A330S "Golden Bell" in White by Alvar Aalto & Artek
Authentic Pendant Light A330S "Golden Bell" in ...
Alvar Aalto, Artek
21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers an...
Steel
Alvar and Aino Aalto were commissioned to design the interior of the Savoy Restaurant in Helsinki in 1936. Made from a single piece of brass, the Golden Bell was custom-designed as a...
Authentic Small Riihitie Plant Pot A in White by Aino Aalto & Artek
Authentic Small Riihitie Plant Pot A in White b...
Artek, Aino Aalto
21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Planters and J...
Ceramic
The Riihitie Plant Pots were designed by Aino Aalto circa 1937 for her own house, but never went into serial production. The plant pots are now handmade from ceramic, available in tw...
Authentic Pendant Light A331 "Beehive" in White with Brass, Alvar Aalto & Artek
Authentic Pendant Light A331 "Beehive" in White...
Alvar Aalto, Artek
21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers an...
Aluminum
lvar Aalto first introduced the light A331 pendant as part of the décor of the University of Jyväskylä. Also known as Beehive, it has become one of Artek’s most popular lights. A331’...
Authentic Mirror 124 by Daniel Rybakken & Artek, Small
Authentic Mirror 124 by Daniel Rybakken & Artek...
Artek, Daniel Rybakken
21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Wall Mirrors
Mirror
As part of Artek's first collaboration with Daniel Rybakken, the Norwegian designer created the 124° collection consisting of four mirrors available in three different sizes. Based o...
Authentic Kaari Shelf REB 009 by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec & Artek
Authentic Kaari Shelf REB 009 by Ronan & Erwan ...
Artek, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec
21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Shelves
Steel, Oak
REB 013 Kaari is the perfect solution for small spaces that need to fulfill various purposes. The system by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec combines shelving with an integrated desk to up...
Authentic Pendant Light A331 "Beehive" in White with Chrome, Alvar Aalto & Artek
Authentic Pendant Light A331 "Beehive" in White...
Alvar Aalto, Artek
21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Chandeliers an...
Aluminum
Alvar Aalto first introduced the light A331 pendant as part of the décor of the University of Jyväskylä. Also known as Beehive, it has become one of Artek’s most popular lights. A331...
Authentic Large Riihitie Plant Pot A in Blue by Aino Aalto & Artek
Authentic Large Riihitie Plant Pot A in Blue by...
Artek, Aino Aalto
21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Planters and J...
Ceramic
The Riihitie plant pots were designed by Aino Aalto, circa 1937 for her own house, but neverwent into serial production. The plant pots are now handmade from ceramic, available in tw...
Authentic Small Riihitie Plant Pot B in White by Aino Aalto & Artek
Authentic Small Riihitie Plant Pot B in White b...
Artek, Aino Aalto
21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Planters and J...
Ceramic
The Riihitie Plant Pots were designed by Aino Aalto circa 1937 for her own house, but never went into serial production. The plant pots are now handmade from ceramic, available in tw...
Authentic Small Riihitie Plant Pot B in Blue by Aino Aalto & Artek
Authentic Small Riihitie Plant Pot B in Blue by...
Artek, Aino Aalto
21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Scandinavian Modern Planters and J...
Ceramic
The Riihitie Plant Pots were designed by Aino Aalto circa 1937 for her own house, but never went into serial production. The plant pots are now handmade from ceramic, available in tw...
Limited Edition Alvar Aalto Low Stool 60 in Moonstone by Artek + Heath
Limited Edition Alvar Aalto Low Stool 60 in Moo...
Artek, Heath Ceramics
21st Century and Contemporary Finnish Modern Stools
Birch
Alvar Aalto’s iconic Stool 60, designed in 1933, is the most elemental of furniture pieces, equally suitable as a seat, a table, storage unit, or display surface. The legs of bent so...

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