Artek is a furniture company from Finnland. Founded by architect and designer Alvar and Aino Aalto in 1935, Artek is known for the desire to combine art and technology. In the beginning the purpose of the company was to produce furnishings for their architecture projects. Since 1976 the company has also been selling products designed by other prominent Finnish designers. A few examples of this is Eero Aarnio, Ilmari Tapiovaara, Yrjö Kukkapuro, Harri Koskinen and Tapio Wirkkala.
table, model 83 $ 1,300 purchase made by Artek, Finland, 1935 / c. 2000 material ash, laminated beech size 71 ½ w × 35 ¾ d × 28 h in condition Light wear to surfaces. One visible scratch to top at center of one long edge. inquire / make offer print tearsheet
chairs model 69, pair $ 650 purchase made by Artek, Finland / c. 2000 material birch, laminated birch size 17 w × 19 d × 29 h in seat height 17 ¼ inches description Signed with decal distributor's label to underside of each: [ICF]. condition Light wear consistent with regular use. Overall good condition. inquire / make offer print tearsheet
armchairs model 45, pair $ 1,100 purchase made by Artek, Finland, 1947 / 2004 material laminated birch, birch, canvas webbing, cane size 24 w × 25 ½ d × 32 h in seat height 17 inches description Signed with decal manufacturer's label to underside of each: [Original Alvar Aalto Design Artek Made In Finland 2004]. inquire / make offer print tearsheet
Four scrimshaw whale teeth, with later decoration, three initialed ADJ (A. Douglas Jacobs), one signed Cohon, together with a plain tooth and five faux ivory scrimshaw whale teeth by Artek, tallest - 7 1/4". Condition Good condition. No apparent damages or repairs.
The iconic Stool 60 was designed 1933 by the architect and designer Alvar Aalto for the Finnish furniture company Artek. The stool represents the core of functional design, equally suitable as a seat, a table, storage unit or a display surface. The original stool is entirely made of birch, but over the years the model has been developed in a wide variety of colours and finishes. The stool’s simple shape and clean lines seem to be the secret behind the furniture’s success, several million units o
The stylish dining table Kaari, designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for the Finnish furniture company Artek, was presented for the first time at Stockholm Furniture Fair 2015. The table was the first object to be designed for Artek by the designer duo, a collaboration that resulted in a whole series of Kaari-furniture. In Finnish, Kaari means “arch”, which reflects the collection’s signature, a bent steel band in the shape of an arc, here visible in the base. During the design process of the
The classic chair Domus is designed by Ilmari Tapiovaara in 1946 for the Finnish furniture company Artek. The modern chair, which also goes under the name ”The Finn Chair” in US, was developed to meet the different needs on Domus Academica’s dorms in Helsinki. The university chair was at first thought of as a office chair in the student’s room, however it came to be uses in both the dining areas and at the offices. Domus is produced in bent wood and its characteristic short arms mean that the Do
Alvar Aalto. Sæt på fire barstole / høje taburetter af formbøjet, sortlakeret birketræ. Fremstillet hos Artek med label herfra, model 64. H 55 cm. Ø 40 cm. Fremstår med brugsspor, ridser og mærker. (4)
Rare chaise lounge model 39 designed by Alvar Aalto. This example made by the Artek factory in Hedemora in Sweden between 1945-1956. Made from lacquered birch wood with jute webbing. With a round neck cushion in Arteks classic wool zebra fabric. Very good vintage condition with light age related patina and wear. Signed "Aalto Möbler, Svensk Kvalitetsprodukt" meaning, "Aalto Furniture, Swedish quality product". To meet the demand for Aaltos products, post WWII, Artek established a factory in
La Maison, n°11, 1946. contient notamment quatre pages sur la maison solaire à Rockford (Arch. Georges Fred Keck), deux pages sur le bureau chez soi (René Gabriel, Artek,.), quatre pages sur "une conception originale de la chaise" (sur les créations de Charles Eames), deux pages sur la parfumerie Pinaud à New York (Arch. Paul Bry), deux pages sur un jardin monumental en Brabant (René Pechère), 21 x 30 cm - 36 pages. bon état (minces salissures sur les couvertures). frais de port supplémentaires