”The “Ball Chair” (1966), “Pastil Chair” (1967) and the “Bubble Chair” (1968) iconic seats Finnish creator Eero Aarnio (1932) is a great renewer of contemporaneous Scandinavian design. I am especially interested in this designer because I see him as a ‘child in the adult’, leading to connect playful and paradox aspects of design. He embossed a kind of “playful Scandinavian design”, removing from the purist work-understanding that characterized the design in the north of Europe. The here presented projects are the first ones of a product family that we are going to expand”, said Alberto Alessi about the cooperation with Eero Aarnio.
Eero Aarnio designs objects for the house in geometric, rounded forms and vivid colours that remind of childish “numbering systems” with high consequence since more than a half century.
Rounded forms also emboss the appearance of the “Aroma” mortar which has been designed by Aarnio for Alessi. The mortar consists of stoneware and is delivered with a pestle.Also in our blog:
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