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Chair 611, Alvar Aalto, OY Huonekalu-ja Rakennustyötehdas, 1929 — 1934
One of Aalto’s earliest designs in collaboration with Otto Korhonen, founder of the OY Huonekalu-ja Rakennustyötehdas factory. When Aalto received the commission to design his now-famous Paimio Sanitorium in 1929, so began the co-operation with Korhonen to produce the furniture for the acclaimed tuberculosis hospital. Originally for use in the cafeteria, the chair went into...