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Artek Bench 153
Artek 153A/B Bench
Artek Bench 153
Artek 153A/B Bench
Artek Bench 153
Artek 153A/B Bench
Artek Bench 153
Artek 153A/B Bench
Artek Bench 153
Artek 153A/B Bench
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Artek Bench 153

Special Price £505.75 Regular Price £595.00

The Artek 153 Bench is just as modern today as it was when it was first designed in 1945. Elegant and minimal, the bench is available in two lengths and several finishes, meaning it is suitable for a variety of settings and uses.

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153B: W: 72.5cm
153A: W:112.5cm
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  • Designer: Alvar Aalto
  • Year of Design: 1945
  • Material: Birch
  • Dimensions:
    153A: H:44cm; W:112.5cm; Depth: 40cm
    153B: H:44cm; W: 72.5cm; Depth: 40cm
Product: Made To Order

The lead time displayed above is for guidance based on our usual experience but can be subject to change Once your order has been shipped from the supplier, we will be in touch to provide an ETA. We aim to check, pack and dispatch all orders as soon as they arrive into our Liverpool warehouse.

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Your order will be shipped via our courier partner FedEx or a dedicated third-party delivery team depending on the size, weight and/or fragility of your order. If your order exceeds the dimensions/weight restrictions of our courier service, our delivery team will be in touch to arrange delivery with you.

We aim to dispatch all in-stock orders placed before 1pm the same day, on a next working day delivery service.

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Great reasons to buy the Artek 153 Bench

  • The Artek 153A/B Bench was designed in 1945 but continues to charm us with its simplicity and elegance.
  • Made from birch the top rests on Alto's signature L-shaped legs structure.
  • Available in several heights and colours it will complement a variety of interior settings.


Why you'll love this classic bench

The 153A/B Bench is a prime example of Scandinavian beauty, where the appeal of the design lies in its simplicity. Designed in 1945 by iconic Finnish designer Alvar Aalto for Artek, it still looks modern today thanks to its timeless expression: The bench features a slat-effect top resting on Alto's signature L-shaped leg structure to create an elegant yet functional piece of furniture with a seamless, pared-back aesthetic. Made from birch, the bench is available in two lengths and finishes, lending itself to a variety of interior settings and uses - from conventional bench to side or coffee table.


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Brand Artek
Designer Alvar Aalto
Year of Design 1945
Dimensions 153A: H:44cm; W:112.5cm; Depth: 40cm
153B: H:44cm; W: 72.5cm; Depth: 40cm
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Alvar Aalto

Born in Kuortane, Finland in 1898, Alvar Aalto was one of the founders of Finnish brand Artek and is recognised today as one of the greatest masters in modern architecture. His long, prolific and varied career was marked by collaborations with almost all key public institutions - town halls, theatres, churches, libraries and universities - as well as standardised housing and private homes. In fact, it was the Paimio 41 Armchair, created in 1931-32 for the Tuberculosis Sanatorium in Paimio, that provided his international breakthrough. Artek was set up in 1935 to market and sell Alvar and Aino Aalto's furniture, lamps and textiles not just to Finnish customers but also to an international market. To this day, Artek still enjoys worldwide popularity and success, with Aalto's innovative designs forming the basis of the collection.

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