Mid-Century Modern ‘Laila’ Lounge Chairs in Sheepskin by Ilmari Lappalainen for Asko, Finland
Pair of chic Finnish designer lounge or armchairs chairs newly upholstered in genuine cream Sheepskin. This pair of chairs was designed by Ilmari Lappalainen for Asko, a Finnish furniture manufacturer in the late 1940/50s. Perfect for a sophistaced seating arrangement within a design-forward space. Designed and produced in Finland. Matching sofa is available as well.
Sheepskin, Lacquered Wood
Seat height: 16 inches
Ilmari Lappalainen trained first as a teacher of woodworking, then as an interior designer. Lappalainen’s designs are famously comfortable. This pair of lounge chairs are from his Laila series for Asko, where he was a designer from the late 1940s.
Riitta Miestamo, “The Form and Substance of Finnish Furniture” Lahti 1981.