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Maharam Stool 60 edition

Maharam Stool 60 edition

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The Maharam Edition Artek Stool 60 pairs twenty Maharam textiles with Alvar Aalto`s design from 1933.

TEN: 10 years, 10 stories, 10 products

TEN: 10 years, 10 stories, 10 products

Artek 2nd Cycle is Artek’s platform for pre-loved Finnish design: it buys and sells rediscovered furniture, lighting and other everyday objects, giving them a second cycle in their lives. In doing so, Artek 2nd...

From the Pacific to the Baltic: an Artek + Heath collaboration

From the Pacific to the Baltic: an Artek + Heath collaboration

Artek and Heath continue their creative union with a limited-edition, custom Stool 60 Nesting Set designed as part of Heath’s 2021 Summer Seasonal Collection. This time, Heath reimagined Artek’s Stool 60 in...

Artek and the ICA present artist customisation by Fischli/Weiss

Peter Fischli & David Weiss’s 21 Questions (2021) is the second in an ongoing series of artist customisations between London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts, the ICA, and Artek, featuring Stool 60 designed by...

Built to Last: The Aesthetics of Utility

Built to Last: The Aesthetics of Utility

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Inspired by Sweden and Finland’s shared design heritage, the Atelier collection pays tribute to the lasting beauty of everyday objects

Blending the past and present

Blending the past and present

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A concrete cylinder, nested into the historic rotunda of Bourse de Commerce – Pinault Collection, serves as a living dialogue between old and new.

Artek wins first ever German Sustainability Award for Design

Artek wins first ever German Sustainability Award for Design

Artek is proud to announce that Stool 60 won the first-ever German Sustainability Award for Design in the category Icons. Working in cooperation with the German federal government and civil society partners, the...

Petter Eklund: “The chair began to whisper to me”

Petter Eklund: “The chair began to whisper to me”

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Petter Eklund is a freelance writer in the fields of design, handicrafts, architecture, and art. He has a background in songwriting and is an original member of the Swedish pop group Webstrarna. His publishing debut...

A hook for all seasons

A hook for all seasons

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Garden as a Room

Garden as a Room

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Commissioned to create the artwork for a poster marking Artek’s 85th birthday , Karoliina Hellberg gravitated towards the Aalto House in Munkkiniemi, a calm neighbourhood north of Helsinki’s city center.

The quest for a universal wooden chair

The quest for a universal wooden chair

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Pekka Korvenmaa is a writer, art and design historian and former Professor of Design and Culture at the Aalto University. An expert on the work of Ilmari Tapiovaara, Korvenmaa has written two books about the designer and his work has been translated into multiple languages. Over a long and varied career, he has contributed to forming the design and innovation policy in Finland.

The Elemental Simplicity of Rope

The Elemental Simplicity of Rope

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An age-old material finds ingenious employment in the French duo’s latest collaboration with Artek

Tung Chiang: "My favourite Aalto chair - now also Aalto’s favourite."

Tung Chiang: "My favourite Aalto chair - now also Aalto’s favourite."

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We asked our friends and collaborators to share a story about their favourite Artek piece and tell us why it brings them joy. In response, Tung Chiang sent us a letter.

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