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eero aarnio bubble chair

eero aarnio bubble chair


No longer in production.
One left in stock, new.
Highly collectable.

Manufactured by Adelta
Designed by Eero Aarnio, 1968
Acrylglass shell, chromed steel ring, leather upholstered cushions

Based on the idea of the Ball Chair the Bubble Chair is a reduction of this design. As Ludwig Mies van der Rohe said: Less is more! A masterpiece of reduction. Aarnio about Bubble Chair: "After I had made the Ball Chair I wanted to have the light inside it and so I had the idea of a transparent ball where light comes from all directions. The only suitable material is acrylic which is heated and blown into shape like a soap bubble. Since I knew that the dome-shaped skylights are made in this way I contacted the manufacturer and asked if it would be technically possible to blow a bubble that is bigger than a hemisphere. The answer was yes. I had a steel ring made, the bubble was blown and cushions were added and the chair was ready. And again the name was obvious: BUBBLE."

42.5" h | 32.75" d | 41.5" w
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