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One of the characteristics of furniture designed by Alvar Aalto is its adaptability; many different chairs can be produced from one basic model. Different combinations of arms and legs, ‘jouset’ (springs) and ‘kehät’ (rings), have proved to be ideally suited to this kind of variation.

Design

Alvar Aalto, post 1936

Manufacturer

Oy Huonekalu- ja Rakennustyötehdas Ab

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Armchair A 400, "Tank". Photo: Martti Kapanen, Alvar Aalto Museum.

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Armchairs A 400 and A 42. Photo: Alvar Aalto Museum.

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Armchair A 400. Photo: Markku Alatalo, Alvar Aalto Museum.

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Paimio chair and armchair A 400. Photo: Alvar Aalto Museum.

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The high back ’Tank’ A 38 was in production until the 1940s. This particular model sold better in England than anywhere else. Photo: Maija Holma, Alvar Aalto Museum.