Aalto Paimio

This chair is perhaps the best-known piece of furniture designed by a Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. It was designed in 1931 for the Paimio Sanatorium architectural project. This particular chair is unmarked, like most of the officially licensed Artek products, and judging from the color of the lacquer seems to be from the 70′s. Chair’s …

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Eliel Saarinen Arm Chair

Eliel Saarinen designed the armchair for his own house at Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1929.¬†This particular chair is built by Arkitektura and is numbered 008, most likely it was produced in the 30′s. It was auctioned off 2011 from one of the registered Chicago Art Deco homes. It is a very heavy solid walnut, …

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