Eero Aarnio

1932 - Today

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Eero Aarnio (born 21 July 1932, in Helsinki) is a Finnish interior designer, noted for his innovative furniture designs in the 1960s, such as 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eero Aarnio has received more than 102,006 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Eero Aarnio is the 203rd most popular architect (up from 212th in 2019), the 70th most popular biography from Finland and the 5th most popular Finnish Architect.

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Among architects, Eero Aarnio ranks 203 out of 424Before him are Aristobulus of Cassandreia, Quatremère de Quincy, Robert de Cotte, Giovanni Giocondo, Nicodemus Tessin the Younger, and Callimachus. After him are Hassan Fathy, Yan Liben, James Hoban, Antonio da Sangallo the Elder, Aldo van Eyck, and Christian de Portzamparc.

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Among people born in 1932, Eero Aarnio ranks 142Before him are Vasily Aksyonov, Marisa Pavan, Félix Malloum, Joseph Zen, Bob Pettit, and Ahmad Tejan Kabbah. After him are Orlando Letelier, John Hillerman, Joel Grey, Jerzy Hoffman, Ieng Thirith, and Spyros Kyprianou.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Eero Aarnio ranks 70 out of 509Before him are Liisi Oterma (1915), Antti Aarne (1867), Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt (1757), Henri Toivonen (1956), Fredrik Idestam (1838), and Jörn Donner (1933). After him are Minna Canth (1844), Jaakko Hintikka (1929), Hannu Mikkola (1942), Aimo Cajander (1879), Bengt Holmström (1949), and Jarno Saarinen (1945).

Among ARCHITECTS In Finland

Among architects born in Finland, Eero Aarnio ranks 5Before him are Alvar Aalto (1898), Eero Saarinen (1910), Eliel Saarinen (1873), and Aino Aalto (1894). After him are Lars Sonck (1870) and Marco Casagrande (1971).