Aimed at inspiring the "alphabet of living", Alvar Aalto's timeless 1954 "Siena" print now adorns useful, everyday items such as the Artek Siena White/Red Place Mat. The bold print is simple enough for your daily décor, but has enough architectural design to accommodate more formal functions as well. Made from 100% cotton, this soft place mat will protect your tabletops from spills and splatters and add style to any setting. Mix and match colors or get multiples of the same for a cohesive collection. Give your table an updated look with famous Finnish design using the Artek Siena White/Red Place Mat.
Today, the Artek brand is renowned as one of the most innovative contributors to modern design. Founded in 1935 by four young idealists, original furnishings by the likes of Alvar Aalto have stayed in continuous production for decades, earning status as international design classics. Long-t... More Artek
Alvar Aalto created a lasting legacy in modern design as an architect and designer. Aalto entered exhibitions and participated in innovative urban planning conferences, designed civic and cultural buildings, and conceptualized household furniture and objects. All of his projects, whether th... More Alvar Aalto
I'm a big fan of Alvar Aalto's designs and this cotton placement is typical of his work. It's casual and elegant at the same time, making it useful for both formal and informal occasions. The red and white pattern makes it an ideal foil for plain white china. However, I've also used it with some bold and colorful Marimekko china and the result is both lively and fun.