Design by Harri Koskinen, 2009.
The Lento Rectangular Dining Table possesses the sensible aesthetic for which designer Harri Koskinen is highly renowned. With the desire to create lightweight and affordable furnishings for the modern era, Koskinen's success with the Lento collection has made it an instant icon for trustworthy design and Nordic modernism. The Rectangular Dining Table features a minimalist form with legs and table top shaped from pressed birch plywood, offering lasting quality to this timeless piece. Soft, sloping angles and rounded edges give the table a touch of elegance that is understated yet undeniable.
"Lento means flight and its design can be associated with lightness and airiness." —Harri Koskinen
Select a White Laminate Top with Natural Birch Edge or a Painted Black Laminate Top with Black Edge.
Designer: Harri Koskinen
Born 1970, in Karstula, Finland, Harri Koskinen graduated from the Institute of Art and Design in Helsinki. His highly acclaimed Block Lamp was an immediate hit when it was introduced in 1996. Among his clients Harri can list Marimekko, Magis, MUJI, Swarovski, and many others.
Harri was awarded the prestigious Torsten and Wanja Söderberg prize at The Röhsska Museum of Fashion, Design and Decorative Arts in 2009. The chairman of the jury noted that, despite his young age, Harri is perhaps Finland's greatest contemporary designer, and whose design is a perfect combination of tradition and renewal.View other products by Harri Koskinen
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