Artek Crinolette Armchair
Ilmari Tapiovaara, 1962
This elegant armchair with a distinctive, memorable shape was designed by Ilmari Tapiovaara. Made of solid birch, the armchair features a traditional spoke back attached to a sloping curved rail and a wide seat with a softly rounded edge. Its name playfully refers to the structured, hooped petticoats fashionable in the 19th century, whose shape the chair resembles.