Design by Alvar Aalto, 1933.
Artek's Stool E60 has limitless applications and lasting appeal. This L-leg stool features legs made of solid birch reinforced by thin pieces of plywood that are glued where the leg is bent, making it extremely durable. Stackable, portable and offered in nine finishes.
Designed in 1933, the 4-leg Stool E60 is a fine example of Alvar Aalto's interest in basic functional, utilitarian forms. Today, the stool is part of the new Carry Away range consisting of a selection of Alvar Aalto and Artek Studio products, conveniently packed in flat packed boxes and ready for simple assembly.
Birch Stools ship unassembled. Lacquered versions ship assembled.
Material(s): Birch wood
Dimensions: 17.3" H x 15" Dia
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Great! Both the product and YLiving customer service are excellent.
By: David, Homeowner (San Francisco, CA USA)
The Aalto E60 stool looks great in my entry foyer. They are stackable and can also be used as a small side table.
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