Aalto's intriguing and most famous chair, the 41 Paimio armchair can be found in numerous museums including the Museum of Modern Art. The frame is laminated birch bent into a closed curve with solid birch cross-rails. The seat is molded from one piece of birch plywood and is offered in two high-shine laminate colors. The springy plywood fixed on a closed frame was Aalto's 1931 brainstorm for making a wooden chair "soft".
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The Artek brand is renowned as one of the most innovative contributors to modern design.
Long-term durability and high quality, combined with a clean-lined form language are the essential elements in every piece of Artek furniture. Artek's comprehensive furnishing system can be used in all... ( More Artek )
Born in Kuortane Finland in 1898, Alvar Aalto is one of Finland’s most important architects/designers. A modern-minded individual whose organic designs were completely unique, he introduced new styles and shapes to the world. An architecture graduate from Helenski University of Technology, ... ( More Alvar Aalto )
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