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Welcome to the reading room. Have a seat and leaf through news, stories, interviews and anecdotes about our products, its designers and the people around the world who brought Artek into their lives.


The quest for a universal wooden chair

A conversation with Pekka Korvenmaa

Ilmari Tapiovaara was one of the greatest interior architects and designers of his era. We talked to Pekka Korvenmaa to learn more about this man of many talents and one of the designer’s most successful chairs.

"My favourite Aalto chair - now also Aalto’s favourite."

"My favourite Aalto chair - now also Aalto’s favourite."

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.

The Elemental Simplicity of Rope

The Elemental Simplicity of Rope

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

Artek at imm cologne 2020

Artek at imm cologne 2020

At imm cologne 2020, under the slogan “One Chair is Enough” Atelier Chair, Chair 611, Domus Chair and the newly relaunched Aslak Chair take the stage.
Artek’s wooden chairs are not tied to specific functions or...

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