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Archive for December, 2011

#1: Eero Aarnio

Posted by Lynne van den Berg On December 21st

Eero Aarnio - Ball Chair

Imagine yourself inside of a floating bubble, or cocooned into a sleek, plastic ball…a plastic ball that is actually comfortable inside! The Ball Chair design was one of the many creations of Eero Aarnio that caused him to stand out among designers, and brought him fame around the world.

Aarnio created useful, good-humored, sculptural designs made of fiberglass, colored plastic, and acrylic. These innovative and unique designs have helped Aarnio become a very esteemed designer, that stands out among the others. His collection includes more than just furniture. He has produced an array of products, including chairs, tables, lamps, children’s collections, miniatures, guitars, and room dividers.

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