Eero Aarnio

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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Eero Aarnio Furniture

Pastille, 1967-1968
Ball or Globe, 1963-1965
Bubble chair, 1968
Tomato, 1971
Mushroom Chair




The Ball or Globe chair


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Eero Aarnio 1932 Helsinki