This chair was designed by Finnish architect and designer, Alvar Aalton. Aalton is best known for his contributions to modern architecture and building design. He expanded into interior design and furnishings in a collaborative effort with his wife, Aino Marsio-Aalto. Created in 1929, the Paimio armchair seat and back are made of curved plywood. The arms and base are laminate and curved beech. Available at Steeldomus furniture, the armchair measures 60 x 80 x 64 cm.