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{Chair Love} Sitting Pretty

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

When Missoni Home dresses The Tank by Alvar Aalto.

Missoni meets Artek in Dress the Chair!, a campaign celebrating Artek’s 75th anniversary. Missoni Home’s distinctive Kew chevron stripe fabric dresses Alvar Aalto’s iconic Armchair 400, otherwise known as The Tank.

Initially presented at Milan 2010, Dress the Chair! will go on to tour New York, Sydney, Tokyo and Helsinki. At the various stops, different collaborating artist will be revealed. The year -long tour culminates at Helsinki, when all the chairs are gathered together for the final show.

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Stripe it Rich

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

In chevron stripes.

1. Printed leather bag, Balenciaga F2009. Image via Style // 2. Throw pillows from Missoni Home’s Modernism Collection. Available at Auto // 3&4. Ebonized ash wood + woven cotton Shaker-inspired chair, designed by Jaime Grey and available at Matter Matters.