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Pony chair by Eero Aarnio.

Eero Aarnio Originals Pony chair

The Pony by Studio Eero Aarnio is a delightful classic of Finnish design from 1972. Featuring a moulded foam body with fabric upholstery, the Pony looks like an oversized toy, but its dimensions are well suited for adult's size. The Pony shows the play of fantasy and imagination which is so characteristic for Eero Aarnio, and the seat has been designed with comfortability and ergonomics in mind. A perfect eye-catcher in the living room, hallway and, why not, in the office as well, Pony is…

Double Bubble lamp by Eero Aarnio.

Studio Eero Aarnio Double Bubble lamp, M

The Double Bubble lamp is a distinctive masterpiece designed by the celebrated Finnish designer Eero Aarnio in 2000. Double Bubble, or Tupla Kupla in Finnish, was initially created from blown glass but was ultimately cast in plastic to ensure durability and uniform colour of light.

k chair by Harri Koskinen for Woodnotes.

Woodnotes K chair, wide, natural/white

Manufactured by the Finnish Woodnotes, K chair is a generous lounge chair with a relaxed, refined appearance that works equally well in private and public environments. K chair has a tubular frame and removable upholstery made of a soil-repellent blend of paper yarn and cotton. The visible steel parts are coated with matt chrome finish. You can complement the ultimate lounging experience with the K ottoman. Designed by Harri Koskinen for Woodnotes, K chair is a modern classic of Finnish…

Aalto vase by Alvar Aalto.

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Aalto 900 tea trolley, white, by Alvar Aalto.

Artek Aalto tea trolley 900, white

Tea Trolley 900, designed by Alvar Aalto for Artek, is a Finnish design classic with beautiful references to British tea culture as well as Japanese woodwork and architecture. Alvar Aalto created the tea trolley for the World Exhibition of Paris in 1937. Tea Trolley 900 consists of a bent birch frame, large plywood wheels, handmade rattan basket and ceramic surface of the tabletop. Aalto designed the Tea Trolley 900 for home use and it can also be found in the living room of Villa Mairea…

Mademoiselle chair by Ilmari Tapiovaara.

Artek Mademoiselle lounge chair, white

The Mademoiselle lounge chair, designed by Ilmari Tapiovaara for Artek, is a Finnish design classic from 1956. Tapiovaara drew his inspiration from traditional Finnish spoke chairs and crafted the sculptural lounge chair from solid birch. The high backrest, low seat and angled legs combine into a harmonious, well-balanced lounge chair. The slightly sloping seat and inclined backrest make Mademoiselle pleasant to sit on. Due to its timeless design and comfortable seat, Mademoiselle continues…

Aalto vase, clear, by Alvar Aalto.

Iittala Aalto vase 160 mm, clear

Iittala's Aalto vase is an organically shaped icon of Finnish design and glasswork. Alvar Aalto created the Aalto vase in different sizes and colours for the World Fair in Paris in 1937. Legendary shape of the Aalto vase is derived from the Finnish landscape and lakes. The shape has been reinterpreted ever since and there is nowadays a variety of different objects in the world famous Aalto shape. Alvar Aalto would never demonstrate how his glass objects should be used but wanted the user to…

Kartio glasses by Kaj Franck.

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Tumbler glasses are an essential part of a table setting. The best tumblers are not too big and not too small, feel nice to hold, and bring joy with their distinctive design for years to come.

Taika plate by Iittala. Design by Klaus Haapaniemi and Heikki Orvola.

Iittala Taika plate ø 22 cm, white

Taika is a collection of tableware and decor items adorned by the fascinating illustrations of Klaus Haapaniemi. The simple form of the textiles, boxes and Heikki Orvola’s dinnerware functions as a perfect canvas for Haapaniemi's alluring characters of folklore and fairy tales. With Iittala’s Taika, Finnish for magic, you can decorate your home with beautiful little stories.

Trienna coffee table by Ilmari Tapiovaara.

Artek Trienna coffee table, white

The Trienna coffee table was designed by Ilmari Tapiovaara in 1954. Trienna is a sculptural and lightweight table comprising three sheets of form-pressed birch plywood that create a beautiful geometric pattern on the top. Only a few model versions were made in 1954, and the serial production didn't start until 2007. In 2008 the Trienna coffee table was selected as the "Best reissue table" by the Wallpaper* magazine.

White Puppy by Eero Aarnio for Magis.

Magis Puppy, L, green

Puppy, designed by Eero Aarnio for Magis, is 100% classic Aarnio – precise and functional but far from straight-faced. Shaped like a small dog, Puppy is a sculpture, a toy as well as a small stool, whatever your imagination wants it to be. Besides the children's room, Puppy brings joy in other rooms of the house, too. Puppy is part of Magis' Me Too collection consisting of furniture and accessories that inspire children's imagination and creativity. Made of durable polyethylene, Puppy is…