H55 Apron - Classic Textile Design for Kitchen | Artek

H55 Apron

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Designer: Artek,2013

Featuring Elissa Aalto’s distinctive H55 pattern, this cotton apron will bring a classic textile design to your kitchen. Available in two colours.

In 1955, architect Elissa Aalto’s H55 textile pattern featured in the interior of the Finnish model apartment designed by Alvar Aalto’s studio for the Helsingborg Exhibition in Sweden. Featuring a tessellating pattern of the letter H, H55 is available in a variety of colours and cotton qualities, both by the metre or in the form of charming accessories.

Technical Details


100% cotton


180 g/m²


150 cm

Fastness to light

Type 6-7

Fastness to rubbing

Grade 4,5 dry and wet


Not recommended as upholstery fabric.



Artek was founded in Helsinki in 1935 by four young idealists: Alvar and Aino Aalto, Maire Gullichsen, and Nils-Gustav Hahl. Their goal was “to sell furniture and to promote a modern culture of living by exhibitions and other educational means.”

In keeping with the radical spirit of its founders, Artek today remains an innovative player in the world of modern design, developing new products at the intersection of design, architecture, and art.

The Artek collection consists of furniture, lighting, and accessories designed by Finnish masters and leading international designers. It stands for clarity, functionality, and poetic simplicity.