Eero Aarnio

Born 1932

Eero Aarnio (born 1932) is a Finnish designer renowned for his innovative use of plastics in furniture design, prominently marking the 1960s Modernist movement. Aarnio's designs are celebrated for their playful yet functional forms, most notably the "Ball Chair" and the "Bubble Chair," which both became symbols of the era's cutting-edge aesthetics. These pieces exemplify Aarnio's pioneering approach to materials and his commitment to creating futuristic, comfortable, and visually striking furniture.