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Monday, September 17th, 2012

3:00 pm

Artek Pays Homage to Stool 60 – 400 Stools!

stool-60

  The iconic “Stool 60″, originally designed in 1933 by Alvar Aalto is a recognizable symbol in Finnish design. To celebrate his 80th birthday, Artek paid tribute by commissioning the acclaimed artistic duo Grönlund-Nisunen to create a massive installation, Stool 60 Composition at the Stockmann Argos…

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Monday, April 4th, 2011

Friday, December 19th, 2008

9:49 pm

Artek and Beams Stool

selectism - Artek and Beams Stool

We’ve talked frequently about our enjoyment of Artek product, particularly as it relates to the manufacture of Aalvar Alto designs. This stool breaks the mold, a bit for us anyway, and introduces a new collaborative effort between the maker and…

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Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

5:14 pm

Artek for MONOCLE Stools

Artek for MONOCLE Stools

  MONOCLE Magazine and Artek Furniture teamed up together for the launch of a stool. "MONOCLE is now joining forces with Artek to bring you an anniversary edition of Stool 60. The anniversary stool is upholstered with Finnish moose leather.…

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Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

11:23 pm

Artek Stool 60

Artek Stool 60

Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the iconic Stool 60, Artek has mounted an instillation formed by the stools in New York’s Gansvoort Square. The Stool 60 was designed by Finnish architect/designer Alvar Alto in 1933. See further details of the…

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