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Alvar Aalto, the pioneer of Finnish design
Alvar Aalto (1898–1976) is undoubtedly one of the greatest names in modern architecture and design. In 2016 we celebrate the 80 year anniversary of his iconic Aalto vase.
The colours of Alvar Aalto
Hanging on the wall of the information area of the Paimio Sanatorium in Turku, Finland, a framed painting catches visitors’ eyes. With its multi-coloured patches, laid out in a large, open V-shape, the painting looks like a work of abstract art.
Icons of Scandinavian design
We believe good design should be social and progressive in equal measure. Only then can it encourage us to rethink old habits and find new ways to live together.