Artek and the Aaltos
- Artek was a multifaceted Finnish design company known for the production of Aalto’s famous bentwood furniture.
- This illustrated book is based on an extraordinary range of newly discovered archival materials that shed fresh light on Artek’s history. It looks at the close working relationship between Alvar Aalto and Aino Marsio-Aalto, and the critical roles they played in its establishment and development internationally.
- It takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the history of Artek, including extensive unpublished imagery and material, and it promotes the message that art and design are meant to improve everyday life.