TEAK WOODEN STOOL

PRODUCER: NESTO / PASTOE

DESIGN: ILMARI TAPIOVAARA ( ATTRIBUTED )

MEASUREMENTS: H 44 , W 47 ( LEGS ) DIA 35 ( SEAT ) CM.

PRICE: 460,- EURO

Very appealing and characteristic two-tone timber stool. Organice branch-like leg structure in black lacquered birch. The appearance of these skandinavian furniture references strongly to traditional country furniture. Very good condition.

 

Ilmari Tapiovaara is revered as a master of characteristic wood related interiors who captured the essence of Finnish identity and created a range of beautiful furniture during the 40ies and 50ies.
Late 1930ies Tapiovaara graduated as interior architect from the department of furniture design in Helsinki. He worked as designer at furniture company Asko ( Finland ), and during World War II, Tapiovaara designed field furniture for the Finnish army; only wood could be used because no nails or screws were available at the time. After the war Tapiovaara and his wife designed furniture for Domus Academica in Helsinki and designed the famous Domus chair. Tapiovaara also designed interiors for several companies starting in the early post-war days.