Artek was founded in Finland in 1935 by the architect Alvar Aalto, his wife Aino Aalto, art promoter Maire Gullichsen and art historian Nils-Gustav Hahl. The company’s non-Finnish name was a manifestation of this desire to combine art and technology and bring together human modernism, innovation in design and production, and popular education. The firm focused on new production techniques and material quality, eschewing historicism and echoing the International Style. Although originally conceived to promote designs by the Aaltos and manufacture furnishings for their buildings, the company ultimately took on a more theoretical and pedagogical role, organizing a number of exhibitions featuring established... more.

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