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Artek Paimio Armchair 41

Was: £2,790.00

Now: £2,371.50

Designed in 1931 as part of Alvar Aalto’s architectural project at the Paimio Sanatorium, the Paimio Armchair 41 is an instantly recognisable design classic. The angle of the chair is such to encourage deep breathing. Available in both black and white, this lounge chair will become an indispensible part of your home.

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Was: £2,790.00

Now: £2,371.50

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  • Designer: Alvar Aalto
  • Year of Design: 1932
  • Material: Birch, seat bent birch plywood, natural lacquered armrests.
  • Dimensions: Height: 64cm; Depth 80cm; Width: 60cm
  • Seat Height: 33cm
  • Armrest Height: 56cm
  • Delivery: 6- 8 weeks

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Great reasons to buy the Artek Paimio Armchair 41

  • The Artek Paimio Armchair is a sculptural beauty of a chair designed by master craftsman Alvar Aalto
  • A true design classic, it's named after the Finnish town for which Aalto designed a tuberculosis sanatorium and all its furnishings in 1932
  • Combining form and function its exquisite curves were designed not only for aesthetic purposes but also to provide comfort, helping the sitter breath more easily.
  • A timeless piece of design it will complement a variety of interiors, providing comfort that will last a lifetime.

Why you'll love this Armchair

The Paimio Armchair is a sculptural beauty of a chair designed by master craftsman Alvar Aalto for Finnish design brand Artek. Designed in 1931, it's named after the Finnish town for which Aalto designed a tuberculosis sanatorium and all its furnishings. This chair was used in the patients' lounge of the sanatorium, with its back angle intended to help sitters breathe more easily- a function that still stands today. Its exquisite curves therefore not only serve aesthetic purposes but also offer endless comfort, making it the perfect lounge or reading chair. A true design classic Paimio looks as modern now as it did at the time of its original construction. It will bring timeless, Scandinavian beauty to any interior.

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