Artek was founded in 1935 by four young idealists, Alvar and Aino Aalto, Maire Gullichsen and Nils-Gustav Hahl. Today Artek is renowned as being one of the most innovative contributors to modern design, building on the heritage of Alvar Aalto. Functionality and timeless aesthetics are the essential elements in the creation of every product that bears the Artek name.
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News About Artek
Artek Rope Chair by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec
Artek has introduced the new Rope Chair by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec - a simplistic yet sophisticated design that fuses engineering and creative expression.
Robot Paint Technology from Artek
The pioneer of Nordic modernism, Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) began his career by designing reasonably priced, high-quality furniture utilizing modern technology.
Artek Re-issues Two Classic Lighting Designs
Artek is bringing back great and original designs from the 50' - the A808 and U336.
Artek to Offer Two Classic Lighting Designs in New Colors
Artek introduced two classic lighting designs, the A110 or "Hand Grenade" and the A330 or "Golden Bell" in two new colors: all black and all white.
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World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 Launches Milan Mobile App
World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 has launched an update to its WDC 2012 app for visitors on the move in Milan during Salone Internazionale del Mobile on April 17-22.
Winners of the 2011 ICFF Editors Awards
The much-anticipated 2011 ICFF Editors Awards were bestowed in 16 categories.