The Laulu chair by Made by Choice was designed by Matti Klenell for the Finnish Music Hall of Fame, a museum located in Helsinki. No wonder, then, that the chair was also named following the theme of music: Laulu is a Finnish word that means “song” or “singing”. The chair’s design also carries references to the same theme, as the chair’s backrest resembles the perforated wood or metal of old hi-fi designs. The Laulu chair is crafted at Made by Choice’s factory located in Halikko, Finland.
Laulu chair, black
- 19.29 in (49 cm)
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The Swedish designer Matti Klenell (b. 1972) graduated from the Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Sweden, in 1999. Matti Klenell has become known for his innovative take on the Scandinavian idea of the intrinsic link between form and function. In 2000 he founded his own company, the Matti Klenell Studio, which works with various design commissions for a large number of clients.
Apart from projects to be produced serially, the studio also develops limited edition works as well as public and private art commissions. Klenell has been awarded as Designer of the Year in Sweden, and has won several prestigious national and international awards, including the Ljunggren Design Prize as well as the Red Dot Design Award for the Lempi glass for Iittala. His work is represented in the permanent collections of various museums.View all products
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