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Bubble Chair

By Eero Aarnio Originals


  • Description

    The Bubble chair was designed by Eero Aarnio in 1968. According to Eero’s notes, the Bubble hangs from the ceiling because ‘there is no nice way to make a clear pedestal.’ It shares the same unique acoustics as the Ball Chair, a little cocoon that shields off the outside world.
    The hanging Bubble chair is made from acrylic and solid stainless steel, and is available in four different leather options by Sørensen Leather.

  • Technical Info

    H 105 x W 103 x D 90cm

    Solid stainless steel
    Natural leather

    Black Leather
    Natural Leather
    Silver Leather
    White Leather

  • Designer
    Eero Aarnio

    Eero Aarnio (born 1932) is a Finnish interior designer, well known for his innovative furniture designs in the 1960s, notably his plastic and fibreglass chairs. Aarnio studied at the Institute of Industrial Arts in Helsinki, and started his own office in 1962. The following year he introduced his Ball Chair, a hollow sphere on a stand, open on one side to allow a person to sit within. The similar Bubble Chair was clear and suspended from above. Other innovative designs included his floating Pastil Chair and Tomato Chair. His Screw Table, as the name suggests, had the appearance of a flat head screw driven into the ground. he was awarded the American Industrial Design award in 1968. Aarnio's designs were an important aspect of 1960s popular culture, and could often be seen as part of sets in period science-fiction films. Because his designs used very simple geometric forms, they were ideal for such productions.
    Aarnio later work replaced the use of fibreglass (material that can be dangerous especially for those who are directly involved in its manufacturing) with safer types of plastic. He continues to create new designs, including toys and furniture for children.

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    • Black Leather
    • Natural Leather
    • Silver Leather
    • White Leather

  • Delivery

    6-8 weeks
    Made to order item

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