For the Parabel Dining Table Eero Aarnio has chosen his favourite material, fibreglass, as only this material allows such a free and expressive design - again a sculpture.
And there are only few such long lasting and easy to care materials to meet the needs of a table surface.
The Parabel Dining Table has a diameter of 130cm and gives room for at least six chairs.
At the same time when he designed the Parabel Table the Focus Chair took shape in Aarnio's mind.
The combination of these two models show the spirit of Eero Aarnio's designs.
The Parabel Dining Table was shown first at the International Furniture Fair in Cologne (Germany) in January 2003.
Born 1932 in Finland Aarnio was - and still is - one of the pioneers in using plastic in industrial design. Plastic materials set the designers free to create every shape and use any colour they wanted. This gave birth to objects oscillating between function and fun - but always fascinating. 1954 to 1957 studied at the Institute of Industrial Arts in Helsinki 1962 started his own office as an ... More