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Aino Maria Marsio-Aalto (born Aino Maria Mandelin; 25 January 1894 – 13 January 1949) was a Finnish architect and a pioneer of Scandinavian design. She is known as the design partner of architect Alvar Aalto, with whom she worked for 25 years, and as a co-founder with him, Maire Gullichsen, and Nils-Gustav Hahl of the design company Artek, collaborating on many its most well-known designs. As Artek's first artistic director, her creative output spanned textiles, lamps, glassware, and buildings. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, and MoMA has included her work in nine exhibitions, the first of which was Aalto: Architecture and Furniture in 1938. Other major exhibitions were at the Barbican Art Gallery in London and Chelsea Space in London. Aino Aalto has been exhibited with Pablo Picasso.
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Architect and designer, and chief of interior design for Artek. Aalto's "Bölgeblick" design serves as inspiration for a line of dinnerware produced by the Finnish decor company Iittala. Spouse and frequent collaborator of Alvar Aalto.
Artist, Architect, Designer, Glass Artist
Aino Aalto, Aino Marsio Aalto, Aino Marsio-Aalto, Aino Maria Marsio-Aalto, Aino Marsio
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