Designer Profile: Eero Aarnio

Finnish designer Eero Aarnio (b. 1932) is a great innovator of twentieth-century furniture. His plastic chairs from the 1960s are pop culture icons that continue to be in demand, which is why Aarnio Originals began manufacturing them again in 2017 after launching at the Stockholm Furniture Fair.

Ball Chair for Aarnio Originals Perhaps Aarnio’s greatest design, Ball Chair revels in its spherical shape.

Source: Designer Profile: Eero Aarnio

You may also be interested in

Maybe It’s Time to Go to the Desert And Sleep in a Flying Saucer

‌ You see a lot of strange things in the California desert, so a 13-foot-tall, flying saucer-like ellipsoid doesn’t seem too out of place-especially here outside of Joshua Tree, not far from Integratron. With oval eyeholes and orange-red sheen, it could be mistaken for one of the giant Burning Man sculptures.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.