Design by Alvar Aalto, 1936.
The timeless simplicity of the Armchair 400 is still turning heads after more than 70 years in production. This Artek classic offers deep lounge seating suspended between a sturdy, imposing bent plywood frame. Zebra print upholstery stands in bold contrast to natural, lacquered birch. Arms, legs and floor runners are formed of three strong lines in Alvar Aalto's signature cantilevered frame. The natural resiliency of birch wood flexes for added seat support. Features no-sag springs with foam for lasting comfort.
Ships fully assembled.
Material(s): Birch, seat with No-Sag springs, PU-foam, Dacron
Dimensions: 30.3" W X 30.3" D X 20.1" SH X 25.6" H
Designer: Alvar Aalto
(1898-1976) Born in Kuortane, Finland. Thanks to his original style and unique talents, Alvar Aalto is one of the greatest names in modern architecture and design. During his career, he designed many buildings in different parts of the world: concert halls, libraries, hospitals, museums, and private homes, including the Villa Mairea. His furniture and lamps, often starting out as a part of the buildings he designed, are produced together with Finnish Artek.View other products by Alvar Aalto
Artek was founded in 1935 by Alvar and Aino Aalto, Maire Gullichsen and Nils-Gustav Hahl in their pursuit of a new kind of environment for everyday life. They believed in a grand synthesis of the arts and wanted to make a difference in town planning as well as architecture and design.
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.View other products from Artek