• Pirkka chair, 1955, Ilmari tapiovaara, Artek
  • Pirkka chair, 1955, Ilmari tapiovaara, Artek
  • Pirkka chair, 1955, Ilmari tapiovaara, Artek
  • Pirkka chair, 1955, Ilmari tapiovaara, Artek

Pirkka chair, 1955

Pirkka chair by Ilmari Tapiovaara for Artek.

Crafted entirely from solid wood, Pirkka Chair combines a birch frame with a pine seat and backrest. The solid lines of the pine elements contrast strikingly with the rounded, tapering contours of the frame. Created in the 1950s, the Pirkka series is inspired by traditional vernacular Finnish furniture, but in a modern interpretation – flexible, informal, and effortlessly suited to contemporary living. Pirkka Chair is a versatile addition to any room.

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Pirkka chair by Ilmari Tapiovaara for Artek.

Crafted entirely from solid wood, Pirkka Chair combines a birch frame with a pine seat and backrest. The solid lines of the pine elements contrast strikingly with the rounded, tapering contours of the frame. Created in the 1950s, the Pirkka series is inspired by traditional vernacular Finnish furniture, but in a modern interpretation – flexible, informal, and effortlessly suited to contemporary living. Pirkka Chair is a versatile addition to any room.

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39w x 44d x 44/77cmh

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Brown stained solid pine seat with black stained solid birch frame.

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Artek was founded in 1935 by four young idealists, Alvar and Aino Aalto, Maire Gullichsen and Nils-Gustav Hahl.

Artek was founded in 1935 by four young idealists, Alvar and Aino Aalto, Maire Gullichsen and Nils-Gustav Hahl.

The business idea of the company was “to sell furniture and to promote a modern culture of habitation by exhibitions and other educational means.” 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. Artek’s furniture can be found in various types of spaces; from public spaces to homes, museums to schools and hotels to offices.

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