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Finnish Design Shop is offering a chance to four lucky followers of their Facebook pages to take home genuine Eero Aarnio Ball Chairs (valued at $6980 each!). One chair will be given away to each of Finnish Design Shop’s four local sites of US, Europe, Finland, and Italy. The winning chairs will be custom made for the recipients in the original factory in Finland using the original molds. “Like” their Facebook page and get a chance to take home a piece of design history!
The Ball Chair is one of the most well known classics of Finnish design and represents the international breakthrough for designer Eero Aarnio. Created in 1963 and presented to the world in 1966 at the International Furniture Fair in Cologne, the Ball chair had an immediate impact on the world of design. Gracing movie screens from James Bond to Men in Black, the Ball Chair has gained international fame. Eero Aarnio’s Ball Chair can also be found in the collections of modern art and design museums across the world as it represents a revolution in design that occurred during the 1960’s that remains influential today. To learn more about the Ball Chair’s legacy, click here.
Finnish Design Shop offers an extensive collection of Finnish and Scandinavian designs that is continually evolving and expanding. Classic brands such as Iittala, Artek, Arabia, and Marimekko are always well represented as well as a host of other leading design houses.
Rules: To enter, “Like” Finnish Design Shop on Facebook and go to the Sweepstakes section of their page, and complete the brief entry form. Finnish Design Shop will choose and notify the winners. For the complete details, see Finnish Design Shop’s Facebook page.