designed by ilmari tapiovaara in 1946
seat and back form pressed birch plywood, frame and armrests of solid birch in different finishes.
domus chair is stackable up to 3 chairs – upholstery in customer’s own fabric or leather - for artek upholstery collection, please call 1-888-89-UNICA.
there is a 2 year warranty from artek on this product.
chair: 22.8”w x 31”h – seat height 18” x 21”
lounge chair: 23”w x 35”h – seat height 16” x 28”d
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ilmari tapiovaara (1914) was one of the greatest interior architects and designers of his era. especially revered as a master of characteristic and human objects and surroundings who captured the essence of finnish identity. today the contemporary tapiovaara family collection maintains the timeless heritage of a master of finnish design.
ilmari tapiovaara was a great admirer of alvar aalto’s work, and he wanted to create products based on the same ideological premises.
tapiovaara was awarded a total of six gold medals at the milan triennials in 1951, 1954, 1957, 1960 and 1964. he was awarded the good design award in chicago in 1951, the pro finlandia medal in 1959, the finnish state design prize in 1971 and the furniture prize of the sio interior architects’ association of finland in 1990.
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