Keinu, rocking chair

3-5 months


AU$4,912.003,600.00 €3,600.00 €£3,381.00$3,561.003,600.00 €$3,561.00¥ 400,054SG$ 4,877.003,400.00 €3,600.00 €3,600.00 €CHF 3,458.00$3,561.00C$4,614.002,904.00 €3,600.00 €3,600.00 €3,600.00 €3,600.00 €3,600.00 €3,600.00 €3,600.00 €


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Ball chair, Pastil chair, Bubble chair ? and now Keinu the rocking chair! Eero Aarnio has once again designed a chair that both attracts the eye and also conforms perfectly to the body's shape. The molded plastic seat upholstered with black leather facilitate a relaxed sitting posture and provide comfortable ride. Eero Aarnio drew the first version of the Keinu rocking chair already in the ?80s. It has since been refined many times and is now finally ready.
Manufacturer:
Studio Eero Aarnio
Design:
Eero Aarnio
Size:
Lenght 130 cm, width 66 cm, height 105 cm
Material:
Base chromeplated steel, seat molded plastic upholstered with black leather.

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, including plastic, fibreglass and foam plastic. With these materials he has created some of the icons of Finnish design such as the Ball Chair (1962), Bubble Chair (1968) and 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 a wood designer as well – for example with the Rocket bar stool and the Baby Rocket stool are excellent examples of his wooden designs. 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, such as the Red Dot Design Award and the Compasso d’Oro Design Award.

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