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Eero Aarnio

He is a Finnish interior designer, well known for his innovative furniture designs in the 1960s, studied from 1954 to 1957 at the Institute of Industrial Arts in Helsinki and started in 1962 with his own office as an interior and industrial designer.

 

The following year he introduced his Ball Chair, a hollow sphere on a stand, open on one side to allow a person to sit within. The similar Bubble Chair was clear and suspended from above. Other innovative designs included his floating Pastil Chair and Tomato Chair. His Screw Table, as the name suggests, had the appearance of a flat head screw driven into the ground. he was awarded the American Industrial Design award in 1968.


He continues to create new designs, including toys and furniture for children like the very succesful Puppy and Trioli for Magis.

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