Pair of Armchairs
Pair of armchairs style 417
Leather upholstery and fiberglass base
DESIGNER Yrjo Kukkapuro (1933)
DIMENSIONS L. 61,5 x D. 61 x H. 81 /cm.
Yrjo Kukkapuro is a Finnish interior architect and furniture designer whose career started in the 1950's while studying in the Academy of Design in Helsinki. His designs can be found in major museums including the Museum of Modern Art, New York. His most famous Karouselli lounge chair was nominated as the most comfortable chair in the world by The New York Times in 1974 and inspired Gio Ponti to use it for the cover of Domus in 1966.