alki: for the whole world’s behind
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Alki cooperative was founded at Itsasu, Lapurdi, in 1981, a time of serious industrial crisis. 35 years later, Alki carries on in the same spirit, now combining technology and crafts. For one thing, the furniture made there shows that it is possible for tradition and modernity to live together. For another, chairs made in a small town such as Itsasu are an elegant and comfortable place to park your behind in the hotels, restaurants, muse- ums, churches, offices and houses of Holland, Belgium, Kuwait, Russia, Japan, Norway, Germany, Switzerland...