Artek 41 Paimio Armchair

Alvar Aalto

The Paimio chair is perhaps the best known and recognised piece of furniture designed by Alvar Aalto. A curvy design that was first intended for the tuberculosis sanatorium that Aalto famously designed and built and was used in the patients' lounge.

  • Materials: Frame - Birch natural lacquered, Seat - Bent birch plywood
  • Dimensions: Width 600cm x Depth 80cm x Height 64cm (Seat Height: 33cm)
  • Delivery: Around 12 weeks
Designed By

Born in 1898 Aalto is one of the most important Finnish architect's of the 20th century who was a central figure in international modernism. His designs whether buildings or product are iconic and have influenced many designers since. During a long and prolific career, Aalto designed buildings for almost all key public institutions, as well as standardised housing and private homes. One of the co-founders of Artek, Aalto left a legacy with lasting resonance. His Artek 60 Stool is one of his most simple yet memorable designs.