Eero Aarino

Born 1932 in Helsinki, Finland · Student of interior and industrial design at the School of Applied Arts in Helsinki 1954-57 · Married Pirkko Attila 1956 · Children Marja-Leena 1959 and Rea 1961 · Designer at Asko Oy 1960-62 in Lahti, Finland · Own design office from 1962 in Helsinki, Finland · Eero Aarnio Design Studio GmbH 1978-82 in Cologne, Germany · Design Studio in Tapiola, Finland 1982 · Eero Aarnio T:mi, Veikkola, Finland 1992 · Aarnio Design Ltd., Veikkola, Finland 2001 Awards · Valmet Trade Mark Competition in Helsinki, Finland 1958, 1. prize · International Furniture Competition in Cantu, Italy 1959, 3.prize · International Competition on Furniture and Design in Cantu, Italy 1964, 1. prize · Scandinavian Park and Street Competition in Stockholm, Sweden 1965 1. prize · Steel Furniture Competition in Helsinki, Finland 1967, 2. prize · Export Furniture Competition in Helsinki, Finland 1963, 3.prize · International Design Award of the A.I.D. (American Institute of Interior Designers) For Gyro (Pastil Chair) in New York, U.S.A. 1968 · Honorary member of SIO (Finnish Association of Interior Designers) 1999 Represented in museums · The Museum of Modern Art, New York, U.S.A. · Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands · Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France · Die Neue Sammlung, Munich, Germany · Galerie für Avantgarde Kunst, Cologne,Germany · Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany · Kunsthal Rotterdam, The Netherlands · Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf im Ehrenhof, Germany · Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany · Designmuseum, Helsinki, Finland · The Brooklyn Museum, New York, U.S.A. · The Liliane and David M. Stewart Collection, Le Mus ée du Chateau Dufresne, Montreal, Canada · Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Great Britain · Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany · Eero Aarnio Exhibition at Kunsthalle Helsinki, Finland 2003 · Eero Aarnio Exhibition at Kunstindustrimuseet, Oslo, Norway 2004