Posts tagged "artek"
Artek dresses the chair

Artek dresses the chair

Artek celebrates its 75th anniversary substantially all year long in 2010. The first jubilee event will take place in Stockholm in February, where Artek will open a new showroom. The opening of the Stockholm location also marks the launch of DRESS THE CHAIR!, a worldwide campaign to celebrate the skills and knowledge of Artek’s know-how....
Fragrance by Artek and Comme des Garcons

Fragrance by Artek and Comme des Garcons

In October 2009 Artek and Comme des Garçons will launch their joint creation, the STANDARD fragrance. The name derives from Artek’s standard thinking, based on Alvar Aalto’s original idea of systems and standards in furniture design. The unisex fragrance was created in line with Artek STUDIO’s brief on combining synthetic and natural elements. The final...
Milan Design Week 09 preview: Artek

Milan Design Week 09 preview: Artek

Designed by Shigeru Ban, the 10-UNIT SYSTEM by Finish producer Artek is a novel furniture concept that will be launched in Milan during the Milan Design Week. The fully modular system is based on L-shaped units that can be combined in all sorts of ways to make furniture – a chair, a table, a bench....
Be Honest! by Artek and Marimekko

Be Honest! by Artek and Marimekko

What is sustainability in design? For Artek and Marimekko, it is a combination of high quality, longevity and strong ideology of true design. Now these two Finnish top design houses meet in Spiral Garden in Tokyo to present this approach in an exhibition entitled Be Honest!. This year Artek celebrates the 75th anniversary of Stool...
Stockholm Furniture Fair: Artek launches Bambu

Stockholm Furniture Fair: Artek launches Bambu

Next week at the Stockholm Furniture Fair (7-11th of February) Finnish producer Artek is launching the production versions of its bamboo furniture called Bambu. The series is designed by Artek Studio/Henrik Tjaerby and is made of laminated bamboo. Prototypes were shown last year in Milan during the design week. During the next week or two...