Armchair 400 _Tank_ clear lacquer zebra_WEB

Armchair 400 “Tank“

Designer: Alvar Aalto

Year: 1936

As voluminous as it is comfortable, Armchair 400 was created by Alvar Aalto in 1936 for an exhibition at the Milan Triennale, where it was promptly awarded a prize. The chair owes its nickname “Tank” to its distinctive wide and sturdy armrests made of form-bent birch lamella and to its robust upholstery. The springy cantilevered frame offers a flexible, comfortable seat. A favourite since the 1930s, Armchair 400 remains effortlessly modern and can be upholstered in any material.

Armchair 400
Cut from the same piece of solid birch lamella, both armrests will warp evenly over time
Armchair 400
A place to relax and reflect
Armchair 400 _Tank_ cm
Frame
Form-bent solid birch lamella
Seat and back versions
Birch plywood, Fabric upholstery with zig-zag-springs and PU foam and polyester padding, Leather upholstery with zig-zag-springs and PU foam and polyester padding

This product is available in a variety of colours and surface finishes. View a few examples here.

Armchair 400

Armchair 400 “Tank“
Frame: birch, clear lacquer
Seat and back: fabric upholstery, vidar

Armchair 400 _Tank_ clear lacquer zebra_WEB

Armchair 400 “Tank“
Frame: birch, clear lacquer
Seat and back: fabric upholstery, zebra

Armchair 400

Armchair 400 “Tank“, Hella Jongerius version
Frame: birch, silver birch lacquer
Seat and back: fabric upholstery, borders 001- natural

Armchair 400

Armchair 400 “Tank“, Hella Jongerius version
Frame: birch, walnut stain
Seat and back: fabric upholstery, borders 004- walnut

Armchair 400

Armchair 400 “Tank“, Hella Jongerius version
Frame: birch, honey stain
Seat and back: fabric upholstery, hours 001- day

Armchair 400

Armchair 400 “Tank“, Hella Jongerius version
Frame: birch, charcoal stain
Seat and back: fabric upholstery, hours 002- night