Artek 2nd CyclePieni Roobertinkatu 4-6
Open: Thu-Fri 11-18, Sat 11-15 Open by appointment.
Tel: +358 10 617 3467
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The concept of Artek 2nd Cycle is a solid statement for classic design. Designed by architect Niko Tiula, Artek 2nd Cycle store with its 600+ square metres is an internationally significant event and a unique business concept. The products on sale include items by such classic designers as Alvar Aalto, Ilmari Tapiovaara, Yrjö Kukkapuro, Arne Jakobsen, Charles and Ray Eames, not only furniture but also lamps, carpets, ceramics, tableware and fine art prints.
Timeless design is not a matter of faith alone. Artek 2nd Cycle is proof of conviction. Whether you buy a new product or an old one, you will be building a future 2nd Cycle collection!
Visit Artek 2nd Cycle webshop at: www.artek.fi/2ndcycle
ARTEK AT IMM COLOGNE 2014
Artek will kick off 2014 with the 50th anniversary of the Karuselli lounge chair, a new addition to the Artek product range. Designed by Yrjö Kukkapuro in 1964, Karuselli will be relaunched as part of the Artek range at the imm cologne fair in January. From the archives of Alvar Aalto, Artek will reintroduce the side tables 907B and 915, both designed in the beginning of 1930s. The Lukki series by Ilmari Tapiovaara and the award-winning TW003 lamp by Tapio Wirkkala will also be introduced to the German market for the first time. The Rocket and Baby Rocket stools by Eero Aarnio and Tapiovaara’s Lukki and Mademoiselle will be presented in fresh new colour editions.
In addition to the stand, the Café Lounge in Hall 3.2 | F048 will be fully equipped with Artek furniture. The products range from the 2nd Cycle collection of Alvar Aalto tables and chairs, to Harri Koskinen’s lightweight furniture in the lounge area, all lit up by the classic Aalto and Tapio Wirkkala pendants and floor lamps.
On September 6, 2013 Vitra acquired the Finnish company Artek.
A renowned design company founded in 1935 in Finland by architect Alvar Aalto and his wife Aino, art promoter Maire Gullichsen and art historian Nils-Gustav Hahl, Artek was built upon the radical business plan to “sell furniture and to promote a modern culture of habitation by exhibitions and other educational means.” Artek has become one of the most innovative contributors to modern design, building on the heritage of Alvar Aalto.
ARTEK 2ND CYCLE POP-UP CAFÉ AT PLY, HAMBURG 5 – 19 October 2013
Alvar Aalto’s furniture was introduced to the UK through an exhibition at Fortnum & Mason in 1933. Reflecting on the success of the exhibition, Skandium now presents ARTEK TODAY, an exhibition at our Marylebone store, inspiring contemporary living with these classic pieces.
A Mondial Home in Berlin
Artek Deutschland GmbH has found a new home in the German capital of Berlin. Nestled in the heart of Europe, the impressive Mondial Home sends a clear signal that Artek is headed in the direction of the broader European market.