Finnish designer Yrjö Kukkapuro spent four years optimizing the form of his glass-fiber Karuselli lounge chair to fit the variable proportions of the human body before it launched at the 1965 Cologne Furniture Fair in Germany. The result combined ergonomics, design, and a new material in glass fiber. Artek is reviving the piece with a glass-fiber shell and leather upholstery; a steel bracket connects the seat to its swivel base. An ottoman is also available.

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