List of products by brand Alvar Aalto
born February 3, 1898 in Kuortane, Finland, † May 11, 1976 in Helsinki, Finland. Alvar Aalto has created the following milestone: armchair Paimio 434, wooden chair 65, stool Paimio 60
Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (born February 3, 1898 in Kuortane, Finland, † May 11, 1976 in Helsinki, Finland), a Finnish architect and designer, is in the sign of the Classical Modernism. He first studied architecture at the Polytechnic in Helsinki in 1916-21. Afterwards, he learned while traveling through Europe u.a. Fernand Léger and László Moholy-Nagy, Le Corbusier. By participating in the Congrès International d'Architecture, this circle was extended to include Walter Gropius. In 1929, Aalto's design won the tender for a sanatorium in Paimio, which can be considered as the foundation stone for the organic construction that characterized Alto's work. Alvar Aalto became known for his special conceptions in the field of organic construction. He was influenced by the German Werkbund and Bauhaus. He aspired in the sense of organic architecture, a close connection of people and the environment. The always energetic furniture designs of the Finnish designer and architect as well as his accessories express the desire, From 1940 taught Aalto architecture at MIT in Cambridge.