Stool 60 duos for a good cause

50 artistic interpretations of Stool 60 contributing to a better world

Designed by Arnaud Philippe for Petit h, Hermès

Founded in 1991, La Source is a French organization supporting the social development and integration of underprivileged children through artistic practise and expression.

Since 1997 La Source organises a yearly charitable auction to raise funds for its activities. In 2017, on the 20th anniversary of the auction, La Source presents “Duos”, an exhibition for which 50 artists and creators set out to interpret the iconic Stool 60 by Alvar Aalto, creating unique pieces that are auctioned on December 11 in Paris.

Stool 60, as envisaged by India Mahdavi
Elegant creature of the savannah
Designed by Arnaud Philippe for Petit h, Hermès

The original pieces can be seen at the Hôtel de l’Industrie in Paris from 9th to 11th December, the auction taking place on December 11th at 8pm.

Bids can also be placed remotely by phone or e-mail: +33 1 43 38 68 63 or


Société d’Encouragement pour l’Industrie Nationale

Hôtel de l’Industrie
4 place Saint-Germain-des-Prés
75006 Paris

Ferreol Babin's interpretation in progress
Stool 60 as mirror, by Guillaume Delvigne
Repurposed L-legs serving as spacers

Previously at Artek