• Karuselli chair & ottoman, 1964, Yrjo kukkapuro, Artek
  • Karuselli chair & ottoman, 1964, Yrjo kukkapuro, Artek
  • Karuselli chair & ottoman, 1964, Yrjo kukkapuro, Artek
  • Karuselli chair & ottoman, 1964, Yrjo kukkapuro, Artek

Karuselli chair & ottoman, 1964

Karuselli lounge chair & ottoman designed by Yrjo Kukkapuro for Artek.

Born in 1933, the Finnish furniture designer Yrjö Kukkapuro is a central figure of Finnish functionalism. Kukkapuro has been designing furniture since the 1950s and much of the furniture he designed is still in production today.

The Karuselli lounge chair by Artek is one of the most iconic chairs of the 1960s. Its design and materials encapsulate the futuristic styles associated with the decade. The lounge chair’s shape is the result of four years of experimentation to achieve the perfect combination of ergonomics and style. At the time the chair was revolutionary in its use of new materials and productions methods.

Leather Upholstery Options: Sörensen Prestige.

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Karuselli lounge chair & ottoman designed by Yrjo Kukkapuro for Artek.

Born in 1933, the Finnish furniture designer Yrjö Kukkapuro is a central figure of Finnish functionalism. Kukkapuro has been designing furniture since the 1950s and much of the furniture he designed is still in production today.

The Karuselli lounge chair by Artek is one of the most iconic chairs of the 1960s. Its design and materials encapsulate the futuristic styles associated with the decade. The lounge chair’s shape is the result of four years of experimentation to achieve the perfect combination of ergonomics and style. At the time the chair was revolutionary in its use of new materials and productions methods.

Leather Upholstery Options: Sörensen Prestige.

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80w x 97.5d x 92/37cmh

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White shell and base with Sörensen Prestige leather upholstery.

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Artek was founded in 1935 by four young idealists, Alvar and Aino Aalto, Maire Gullichsen and Nils-Gustav Hahl.

Artek was founded in 1935 by four young idealists, Alvar and Aino Aalto, Maire Gullichsen and Nils-Gustav Hahl.

The business idea of the company was “to sell furniture and to promote a modern culture of habitation by exhibitions and other educational means.” Today Artek is renowned as being one of the most innovative contributors to modern design, building on the heritage of Alvar Aalto. Functionality and timeless aesthetics are the essential elements in the creation of every product that bears the Artek name. Artek’s furniture can be found in various types of spaces; from public spaces to homes, museums to schools and hotels to offices.

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