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Artek 400 Tank Chair by Alvar Aalto gets Missoni makeover

Artek_missoni

A modernist classic of the 1930s is given a slightly more modern twist with the Artek 400 Tank Chair covered in a Missoni fabric.

The 400 (or Tank) chair was designed by Alvar Aalto back in 1936 for the Milan Triennale, those curves still eye-catching and distinctive in the modern era. But this version is even more prominment, covered in the Missoni Kew fabric as part of Artek's Dress The Chair campaign, where famous fabric houses are invited to give classic furnishings a new twist.

The chair itself is made of birch, with the seating using No-Sag springs, PU-foam and Dacron. it sells for 4,875 Euros.

Find out more at the Finnish Design Shop website