thedesignhoarder: post number twenty six - aalto vases Here is part of my iittala Aalto vase collection. I think I have another eight or more in my other home. The Aalto vase was originally designed by Alvar Aalto in 1937. Best displayed with big bunches of tulips or waterlillies…
Paimio "Armchair 41" Chair by Alvar Aalto, 1932. Frame in bent laminated beech with three solid wooden bars as stabilizers, seat in black lacquered molded plywood
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Villa Mairea 1938-39. Photo (c) Alvar Aalto Museum / Maija Holma
ALVAR AALTO Cantilevered chaise longue, model no. 43, circa 1937. Laminated-birch plywood, birch, fabric. 77.5 x 62 x 164 cm Manufactured by Oy Huonekalu- ja Rakennustyötehdas Ab, Turku, for Artek, Finland.
Tank chair designed by Alvar Aalto for Artek, Finland. 1930’s. | Modernity
In 1935, he founded the Finnish Company, Artek to manufacture his designs. Artek stays faithful to Aaltos craftsmanship and use of high quality materials.