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Lukki chair. Ilmari tapiovaara.


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llmari Tapiovaara was one of the greatest interior architects and designers of his era. With the mind of anexplorer and a soul of a craftsman, Tapiovaara was always seeking for new solutions to improve everyday objects. During his long career Tapiovaara created dozens of iconic objects loved by the public.

Artek’s relaunch of Tapiovaara’s Lukki series comprises three chairs and a stool from 1951–1956. A Finnish word meaning “daddy longlegs”, Lukki is an apt name for the light-weight pieces made of bent metal tubing and plywood. Tapiovaara designed several versions of the chair.
Lukki stool – Frame painted black steel tube. Seat form pressed beech veneered birch plywood. Stackable.

designer: ilmari tapiovaara
producer: artek
period: 1951, 2013

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Object ID: 26125
Category/function: furniture · home office · new > · Producer A > K · seating · seating · steel

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