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Design Icon: 10 Buildings By Alvar Aalto
Alvar Aalto, one of Finland’s greatest architects, made modernist masterpieces with a human touch.
Alvar Aalto's Pacific Northwest Gem
Nestled quietly on a bluff amidst flat farmlands and late-1800s German heritage is the Mount Angel Abbey.
Alvar Aalto's Artistic Bent at the Vitra Design Museum
A new Vitra Design Museum exhibit re-examines Finnish designer Alvar Aalto's influences and creations.
Design Classic: Alvar Aalto's Artek Stools
More than 80 years after their introduction, Alvar Aalto's stools for Artek retain their currency and remain perennial favorites.
Aalto Isn't the Only Finnish Modernist: Meet Ilmari Tapiovaara
Looking at back at the varied career of Finnish furniture designer Ilmari Tapiovaara.
Four Generations and Counting, This House is a Family Affair
With Alvar Aalto in mind, a renowned Swedish architect crafts a serene home on a long-held family plot.
A Design Classic Reimagined: Artek Stool 60
Designed in 1933 by Alvar Aalto, the Artek Stool 60 is the definition of functionalist furniture design.
Mobile Cottages for Arctic Tourism
While most Dwell readers know Artek as the Finnish design company founded by Alvar and Aino Aalto, there's another Artek not too...
Cultivating Appreciation
Sixty years ago it was Mies, Alvar, and Lou. Today it’s Zaha, Rem, and Renzo.
ICFF 2010: Dressing Up with Artek
Among the static furniture displays of the 22nd annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair, which opened at New York's...
From Milan: Q&A with Shigeru Ban
Boldly declaring “One Chair Is Enough,” Artek, the Finnish company founded in part by legendary architect Alvar Aalto, today...
Vitra's Newest Space is a Furniture Fanatic's Fantasy
Aalto, and Rietveld, and Panton—oh my! With the Herzog & de Meuron–designed Schaudepot, the Vitra Design Museum showcases more...
Cityboy Picnic Grill
For our June 2011 Beach Houses We Love issue (now on newsstands!), we rounded up seven mini grills.
Two Jakes
There are these two brothers with last name Jacobs.
Modern Farmer's 10 Ways to Update the Classic Farmhouse
Print quarterly, website, and online marketplace dedicated to the art of farming and the people doing it well, Modern Farmer,...
Postcard Set Tells the Story of Modern Architecture from A to Z
With Archibet, Federico Babina playfully recreates signature works in the shape of letters corresponding to their creators.
Last Chance: Lessons from Modernism
Modern-minded New Yorkers have just a few more days to swing by Cooper Union’s Lessons From Modernism: Environmental Design...
Enough Said
For the Finnish furniture company Artek, packaging is a medium for its message of enduring design.
Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from John and Linda Meyers
The duo behind web shop Wary Meyers, which features a collection of candles, soaps, and other home wares with a retro twist,...
Page Goolrick's Favorite Buildings
It's fun asking architects what their favorite buildings are; you discover all kinds of cool buildings you didn't know existed,...