New Barbara Kruger Edition Aalto Stool from ICA x Artek

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London’s ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts) and Finnish Furniture brand Artek have teamed up to launch a series of artist-customized versions of the iconic Aalto Stool 60, a staple of Finnish Design by Alvar Aalto. The first edition to launch has been ‘kissed’ by American artist Barbara Kruger in her inimitable style. (more…)

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The Hippest Hockey Puck Ever – The Aalto Puck.

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Since the middle ages ice hockey has been played with round pucks. Until now. Inspired by the free forms of the Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto and a small reminder that not everything has to be as we’re used to, the Nordic Society for Invention & Discovery (NSID) and Iittala collaborated to create the first non-round hockey puck in the history of mankind, the Aalto puck. (more…)

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The Hippest Gifts In Every Category For Everybody This Holiday Season.

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Let me be your personal shopper this Holiday Season. Seriously. (more…)

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The Melody Tub – A Wet Homage to Alvar Aalto.

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I’m a big fan of Finnish designer Alvar Aalto. Especially his now iconic Savoy vase made by Iittalia. The organic shape has inspired many other designers and when I came across the Melody Tub by PoolSpa, I immediately thought of him. The curvy shaped tub is very close to Aalto’s iconic organic Savoy vase shape. (more…)

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