Artek 606 Side Table.
Artek's side table 606, designed by Aino Aalto in 1932, can be used as a table or stackable stool - it was originally used as a stool for changing shoes. Aino Aalto designed the versatile small side table while working on the Paimio Sanatorium project with Alvar Aalto. Thanks to the slim, three-quarter moon steel base, the Side Table 606 is easy to place close to an armchair, sofa or bed.
Height: 45 cm. Table top Ø40 cm., base Ø50 cm.
Frame material: Painted steel tube
Main material: Lacquered birch veneer
fun fact: the historic Side Table 606, originally designed as a stool for changing shoes.
Designer Aino Aalto,
Aino Aalto (1894-1949) was a well-known Finnish architect and designer. She studied architecture at Helsinki University of Technology, just like her husband, the famous Alvar Aalto. In 1923 she went to work in the office of Gunnar A. Wahlroos, Jyväskylä, and the following year she moved to the office of Alvar Aalto.