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    Kiki Chair By Artek

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    Ships in 10-12 weeks. Orders from March 24th - April 4th will be delayed until April 7th. Please note, this item is currently out of stock.

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      Tapiovaara wanted to design inexpensive furniture for broader audience. He made use of materials that were readily available in Finland in the 1940s, such as solid birch. Later in the 1950s, he began to develop multipurpose chairs made of steel tubing and plywood.

      Ilmari Tapiovaara designed Kiki in 1960. It was originally conceived as a chair whose stackability allowed it to be used to seat large groups, such as in auditoriums. In the Kiki series Tapiovaara employed a more clean cut design idiom instead of the more organic style he had favoured previously. Instead of wood, he chose oval steel tubing as the structural and unifying element of the whole Kiki collection.

      Kiki was a success, establishing the current direction for furniture design at this time. Kiki's timeless and elegant design idiom has made it one of the most popular pieces of public furniture in Finland.

    • Materials: Steel frame, lacquered black. Seat and back / seat form pressed birch plywood, upholstered with leather.
      Specifications: (inches) 18.5w x 17.3d x 29.1h
      Seat height: 17.7h
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      Catalog ID: 29721
    • Ships in 10-12 weeks. Orders from March 24th - April 4th will be delayed until April 7th. Please note, this item is currently out of stock.

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