Key facts

Product:
Stool 60
Family:
Stool 60
Manufacturer:
Artek >
Designer:
Alvar Aalto >
Architonic ID:
1221053
Country:
Finland
Designed:
1933
Launched:
2013
Manufacturer groups :
Seating-Stools >
Groups:
Seating-Stools >

Product description

Alvar Aalto’s iconic Stool 60 is the most elemental of furniture pieces, equally suitable as a seat, a table, storage unit, or display surface. The legs are mounted directly to the underside of the round seat without the need for complicated connecting elements. Thanks to its geometry, the stool can be stacked to save space in a spiralling tower sculpture. Manufactured in 42 production steps at the A-Factory in Turku, Finland, Stool 60 is available in a wide variety of colours and finishes. Several million units of Stool 60 and its four-legged cousin, Stool E60, have been sold, making it one of the most cherished products in the history of design.

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Concept

The stool is the most elemental of furniture pieces, a part of daily life since time immemorial. Eternally contemporary, the stool provides a surface for seating, storage, and display. Practical, portable, and adaptable, the stool may be moved at will and can fulfil a variety of roles from step to seat. Modest and unobtrusive, in groups, the stool may be used to seat multitudes. Varying in material and design, some stools are made to stack, saving space when not in use. Uniting the values of craftsmanship, durability, and timelessness, Artek’s stools have been among its most iconic and beloved products since the company’s founding.