Pingy

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Pingy is an adorable penguin chick designed for Magis by Eero Aarnio. The designer has always been amused by waddling penguins and Pingy represents his own version. Pingy has a cute round shape and its belly shows that it has perhaps enjoyed too much food. The shape of the head and the profile with the cute beak have the right proportions and the eyes have the realistic almond shape characteristic to penguin chicks. Pingy is waddling and the waddling movement makes it even more adorable. Pingy is the penguin chick both parents and children will like – perfect not only in the children’s room but also in any other space to give a joyful touch.

Manufacturer
Magis
Design
Eero Aarnio
Notes
Suitable for outdoor use
Size
Height 70 cm, width 67 cm, depth 40 cm
Colour
Black, white
Material
Plastic

Designer

Eero Aarnio

Eero Aarnio

Eero Aarnio (b. 1932) is a Finnish designer and professor h.c. and is considered one of the great innovators of modern furniture design. During the years Aarnio has experimented with a variety of different materials, among which plastic, fibreglass and foam plastic.

With these materials he has created some of the icons of Finnish design such as the Ball Chair (1962), the Bubble chair (1968) or the Pastil chair (1968), just to name a few. Famous for his furniture, Eero Aarnio is renowned also for his lamps – such as Double Bubble and Swan – and has proven his skills as wood designer as well – for example with the Rocket bar stool and the Baby Rocket stool. Eero Aarnio’s designs are characterized by a positive attitude and joyful nature, exemplified in works like the playful Puppy or the lovely Dino. Aarnio’s creations are present in the collections of numerous museums worldwide – including the Victoria and Albert Hall Museum in London, the MoMA in New York, the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany and the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris – and he has won many prestigious international design awards – including the Red Dot Design Award and the Compasso d’Oro Design Award.

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