Blue Armchair 400 by Alvar Aalto for Artek

Blue Armchair 400 by Alvar Aalto for Artek_MG_3669

Blue Armchair 400 by Alvar Aalto for Artek_MG_3667

Blue Armchair 400 by Alvar Aalto for Artek

My own photo’s taken this January in Cologne.

May is blue chair month here.

Bar Stool by Ilmari Tapiovaara

Bar-Stool-by-Ilmari-Tapiovaara

Bar Stool by Ilmari Tapiovaara

I have a long history with this bar stool. It has a design or construction flaw. Can you see it? Artek has bought the rights to Ilmari Tapiovaara’s work and claims they took away the design flaw. I’ve found an old one and will make a photo to show the design or construction error…soon…hopefully

Via the189.com

The Well Dressed Chair – Reissued Tank Chair by Alvar Aalto

I found this nice photo by Jouko Lehtola in one of the NY Times blogs T Magazine Blog coined as Well Dressed Chair.

Actually it is a reissued Tank Chair by Alver Aalto to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Artek, the company that Alver co-founded, .