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Sisustus ja Huonekalumessut (Interior design and furniture exhibition) were organized in Helsinki, September 11-19, 1937. An upholstered version of this chair was shown at this particular exhibition. The chair was given its present-day, lighter look in year 1947.


Alvar Aalto 1937


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The lounge chair with cross-woven linen upholstery. Photo: Markku Alatalo, Alvar Aalto Museum.

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Lounge chair shown in Interior design and furniture fair in Helsinki, 1937. Photo: Alvar Aalto Museum.

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An upholstered version of the lounge chair on show in Paris World fair, 1937. The cloud-patterned textile was designed by Marita Lybeck. Photo: Alvar Aalto Museum.

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The lounge chair was included in Artek interior design project for a home in Helsinki in 1940. Photo: Alvar Aalto Museum.

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Lounge chair with cross-woven leather seat from 1947. Photo: Alvar Aalto Museum.