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Hanging Bubble Chair by Eero Aarnio
Some things just never go out of style, and the classic modern creations by one pioneer of the modern furniture movement are as sought after today as they were forty years ago. In 1968 Eero Aarnio designed the famous Hanging Bubble Chair a follow up piece to the Ball Chair which in contrast is transparent so light can come in from all directions.
This modern hanging acrylic sphere features removable cushions and hangs from the ceiling at almost any height. The modern hanging Bubble Chair also impresses the user by the special acoustics which swallows the sound so you feel isolated inside in a pleasant way, even when positioned in a crowded place.
This was vailable from PlushPod $3950 in 2009. Stainless steel ring for outdoor use available for $950 upon request. 42″Diameter x 32″ Deep – 37″ Deep Hanging. If you can find one today you will be vey lucky.
Eero Aarnio is a Finnish interior designer who brought innovative furniture designs to the for in the 1960s, with his plastic and fibreglass chairs. He went on to study at the Institute of Industrial Arts in Helsinki, and started his own furniture design business in 1962.
The Plastic Hanging Chair
A Modern Day Hanging Chair
Not quite as fashionable as the see through plastic chair from Eero Aarnio but just as effective and comfortable.