The Life Of Eero Aarnio
To understand someone’s work, it is first important to know the background that lies behind them. Aero Aarnio has been very famous in the designer world. He is a very well-known Finish furniture designer who is famous for his great and ground-breaking furniture designs. Aero Aarnio was born in 1932 in Helsinki Finland.
This icon lives in Veikkola in Finland with his wife Pirkko, and they have been happily married for 52 years. Aero Aarnio has been
known to be one of the most influential designers in Finland and in the world at large, and his work has stood the test of time, thanks to his passion for design and his good taste of colour. Proof of this is that his designs have been used in many places including movie sets, and many magazine covers.
There are certain designs of furniture that Aero Aarnio has been known for throughout the world. His useful, kind of sculptural and good-humoured designs that are made of fibreglass, colored plastic and acrylic are some of the things that have made him stand out of the crowd, and be the one in a million and most esteemed designer of all times. His collection includes a vast array of products including chairs, tables, lamps, children’s collections, handles, miniatures, guitars and room dividers.
The innovative designs that have made Aero Aarnio be Eero Aarnio are the Ball Chair that he introduced to the world in 1963, immediately after he started in his own office. Eero Aarnio designed the Ball Chair in such a way that it came to be known as the Globe chair, thanks to its convectional shape. This great design is considered an industrial design with a hollow sphere on a stand, and is open on one side.
In 1968, The Ball Chair inspired Eero Aarnio to design a similar bubble chair which was suspended from above and was clearer. Eero Aarnio is also known for his Pastil Chair, a floating plastic chair which is very similar in shape to a solid inner tube, the Tomato Chair and his Screw Table. There are other recent designs like the room divider called The Tree and The Swan among many others.
Eero Aarnio has been in this field for over 45 years. He is at the peak of his career with great designs that will always astound many generations to come. To attest to this, many of his works have been included in the most prestigious museums in the world. At the peak of his career, he has received many awards that every designer always dreams of. This includes Europe’s most prestigious award for industrial design, the ADI Compasso d’Oro Award, thanks to his Trioli chair that he designed for an Italian company.
Eero Aarnio has been and will always be an idol and an inspiration to many young designers, architects and artists all over the world. His fervour has added a new meaning, a new life and a new reason for designers to continue designing, both up and coming and those who have been in the game for a while.