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2.27.2008
pastil chair by eero aarnio 1967

"the pastil shape can be looked at from many angles. the product shape comes from a small sweetie, pastil, but in this case the idea was, that a lot of empty, cushioned space is sent to the other side of the world inside the Ball Chair. A new round chair would fit in this space, + so the diameter of the Pastil is the same as the opening of the Ball Chair." eero aarnio

I'M SO EXCITED EERO AARNIO SENT ME AN AUTOGRAPHED PICTURE!

by ~mod*mom~ at 27.2.08 ©

15 Comments:

What a great chair!

By Anonymous winslow1204, at 2/27/2008 3:35 PM  

Looks comfy! But maybe you need some help to get out...?
Thanks for your note on my blog! Were you saying that I can use your note to Graham for my book? If so, would you like to add or change anything in it, or include your name? Not at all necessary, entirely up to you -- it's the first "blog-speak" one I've gotten!
Let me know when you get a chance.
Blessings,
BILL

By Blogger Loving Her Beautiful, at 2/28/2008 12:34 AM  

Is this someone you know about, cause I've never heard of him/her?

By Anonymous Wonders, at 2/28/2008 8:22 AM  

That is so super cool! I am jealous. I have to admit I didn't know he was still alive. The recent stuff is very innovative, too.

By Blogger Naomi, at 2/28/2008 8:51 AM  

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By Blogger Naomi, at 2/28/2008 8:52 AM  

loving her beautiful: you can use the quote as is from mod*mom

wonders: click the name eero aarnio in the post to go to his website. he + his designs are legendary icons of modern design. he designed the ball chair + bubble too.

By Blogger modmom, at 2/28/2008 12:44 PM  

naomi: i'm going to post the autographed version of this image, when i get a minute

By Blogger modmom, at 2/28/2008 12:45 PM  

Cool Finn!

By Blogger P-E Fronning, at 2/28/2008 1:38 PM  

I worked at a modern furniture store for several years, and had ordered many pastil chairs through Aarnio. We would nestle in them into the Ball Chair and get them shipped for free, and when we unwrapped them it was like the ball chair had a little shiny plastic baby!

-danielle
lovelasmuertas.com

By Blogger LLM, at 3/01/2008 3:32 AM  

How cool! You should send him an autographed picture of Mod Tot on a EA puppy!

By Blogger Ms. Mamma, at 3/01/2008 5:40 PM  

Cool I love that chair!!!!

By Blogger Monica, at 3/02/2008 9:57 AM  

Wonderful chair. :) Lucky you!

By the way, I wonder where you announce the winners of your giveaways.

By Anonymous Mary_Freebies, at 3/03/2008 12:02 PM  

dose it come in green or black ? it looks like it would be cool to have one

By Blogger jenny, at 3/11/2008 6:28 PM  

I actually came across Spacify.com that has a huge variety of Home Office Chair with really good prices.

By Blogger Henry, at 7/21/2009 3:48 AM  

Find the best online Wassily Chair India from theurbandecor.com.It has different varieties to select from.

By Blogger Link, at 7/21/2009 3:57 AM  

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