Eero Aarnio 1932 Helsinki
Eero Aarnio studied at the Institute of Industrial Arts in Helsinki.
He started working with plastics in 1960 and opened his own design
office in 1962. He created two of the most famous chairs of the
decade, the 'Ball' or 'Globe' chair and
the 'Pastilli' or 'Gyro' chair for
which he was awarded an A.I.D. Aarnio has now returned to traditional
materials like wood.
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