The design of Woodnotes' K ottoman resembles the K chair. K ottoman turns the K chair into a comfortable lounge chair but it can also be used independently.

Woodnotes K chair has a tubular frame and removable upholstery made of a two-coloured blend of paper yarn and cotton. The visible steel parts are coated with matt chrome finish. Designed by Harri Koskinen, K chair is a modern classic of Finnish design and it was granted an Interior Innovation Award at Cologne’s International Furniture Fair in 2004.


K ottoman, wide, base plate, natural/black



1–2 months


53 cm
89 cm
43 cm
Base diameter 65 cm
Frame material
Matt-chromed frame, plywood frame on seat
Upholstery fabric
Paper yarn cotton fabric with soil-repellent treatment

Harri Koskinen

Harri Koskinen (b. 1970) is a versatile Finnish designer who has studied at the Lahti Institute of Design and at the University of Art and Design in Helsinki. His international breakthrough was in 1996 with the Block lamp, which is already considered a Scandinavian design classic and has been part of the MoMA’s permanent collection since 2000.

Koskinen’s creations include a wide range of different products – furniture, tableware, glassware, lighting, watches, textiles and much more – designed for world-renowned brands. Some of his best-known products are the candleholder Lantern and the All Steel pot series designed for Iittala, the K chair for Woodnotes, and a series of active speakers for Genelec.

At the Milan International Furniture Fair 2009, Koskinen presented his own brand Harri Koskinen Works, under which he produces his own furniture range. Koskinen’s design is characterized by functionality and strict aesthetic criteria – he is always looking for innovative solutions for both the consumer and the producer. Since 2012, Koskinen has been the Design Director of Iittala.

Koskinen has received prestigious awards for his works, including the Compasso d’Oro Award 2004 for his Muu chair, the Torsten and Wanja Söderberg Prize 2009, the Wallpaper Design Award for his Sofabed in 2010, and the Kaj Franck Design Prize 2014.

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