Alvar Aalto


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Finnish architect and designer of furniture (1898-1976)

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Alvar Aalto belongs to the fascinating group of 20th century architects that includes the Spaniard Antoni Gaudi, the American Frank Lloyd Wright, and the Scot Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
The extremely jazzy Bears have casually scattered in their home and Italian "Anfibio" sofa (1971), Arne Jacobsen Danish "Ant" side chairs (1952-55), an Isamu Noguchi chess table (1947), an Alvar Aalto Finnish "Savoy" vase (1936), a George Nelson "Kite" clock (1953), and much more.
Dill is located in The Nordic House, an architecturally significant building designed by the Finnish architect Alvar Aalto in 1968.
Or for a real design classic the Aalto vase by Finnish designer Alvar Aalto would be top of my list.
It's a neat little town boasting a city hall designed by Alvar Aalto, the famous architect and design guru responsible for those nifty stacking stools we all bought from Habitat in the 70s.
NEW YORK-Seventy years ago, Finnish designer Alvar Aalto created an amorphous glass vase for iittala, to be shown at the World Fair in Paris in 1937.
uk)' Stool 60 by Alvar Aalto, from pounds 89, Skandium (020 7935 2077)
His new Oakland, California-based company, Pfeiffer Design Lab, creates contemporary furniture, housewares, toys and lighting that build upon the work of Charles and Ray Eames, Alvar Aalto, and other icons.
McDonough says he was inspired by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto.
The trip highlighted the buildings of Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) whose work has strongly influenced generations of architects on both sides of the Atlantic.
His work has its roots in the modernist traditions developed by Mies van der Rohe and Alvar Aalto in the early twentieth century with a focus on a quest for purity of form and fine detailing.
The works of Alvar Aalto, Marcel Breuer, Bruno Weil and Paul Kjerholm would be highly collectible, too, even though they are not American.
Every architect has wanted to do a great chair, which is more accessible, more widely seen and used than their buildings," Fehlbaum says, citing chairs by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Marcel Breuer, Le Corbusier, Alvar Aalto.
Modern Schools: A Century of Design for Education features the work of more than 60 architects worldwide, including twentieth century masters Frank Lloyd Wright, Alvar Aalto, Marcel Breuer, Le Corbusier, and Eliel and Eero Saarinen, as well as contemporaries such as Morphosis, Coop Himmel(b)lau, Behnisch & Partners, and Patkau Architects, among many others.
The additions include mid-century reproductions of pieces by: Hans Wegner, Serge Mouille, Eames, Harry Bertoia, Alvar Aalto, George Neslon and More.