Design / Manufacturing

2nd Cycle - collectable castoffs

In 1935 the founders of Artek drew up a manifesto that the Finnish furniture company still lives by. Their "one chair is enough" slogan promoted a philosophy of consuming in an intelligent way. And this resulted in well-designed, timeless pieces that are coveted to this day. So much so that Artek is hunting down old items and bringing them back to life.

Reporter
Gillian Dobias
Producer
Gillian Dobias
Camera operator
Petri Krook
Editor
James Maiki
Stills
Markku Alatalo, H. Iffland, Eino Mäkinen, Jussi Pajunen, A. Pietinen, Simo Rista

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