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Design Life: Chairs by Ilmari Tapiovaara

December 10, 2009

(Images via QUICO at House of Lotus)                      Photos: (C) Yoshihiko Ueda

Ilmari Tapiovaara (a Finnish interior architect noted for his furnishings and textiles) took his design ideology from functionalism, the Bauhaus ideology, inspiration from Alvar Aalto, and from international influences. The pieces of art of his design are timeless, deliberately abstract, and pure of form. ‘Only the simplest is best. Take away all that is unnecessary, develop the plasticity’. (Read more about the designer here.)

Domus chair


2 Comments leave one →
  1. newgrass permalink
    December 13, 2009 7:42 am

    I love this. I can definitely see the Bauhaus influence.

  2. December 17, 2009 6:16 pm

    these colours are faboulous. I really love the light of the pics and oviously the chairs are stunning!

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