Applying a fresh and novel approach to traditional Japenese craft, Tokyo-based architect and designer Jo Nagasaka is renowned for his vibrant, contemporary visions, whether applied to furniture or architcture. Teaming up with Artek for the brand's FIN/JPN Friendship Collection,
the designer has applied soft-grained pinewood as surface veneer to three of Alvar Aalto's most iconic designs to produce the ColoRing series. Here surprising colour combinations and irregular patterns come together to refresh — yet wholly respect — Aalto's original vision.
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