Products

Kilta Star


Origin

Europe

Price range

Under $3000

Lead Time

12 weeks

Accreditation



The Kilta chair is a classic Finnish design. Its timeless appeal has lead to its modern day success. The chairs comfort has been at the forefront of the design since its introduction in 1955.

The Kilta has comfortable armrests and many upholstery options allowing for unique and interesting combinations, couple with the numerous leg options and matching Mini-Kilta chair which has no armrests. 

Dimensions

Height

760mm

Width

640mm

Depth

640mm
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Specifications

Seat fully upholstered

Options

Base colours: grey, chrome, inspiring colours

About the Designer

about designer
Based in Finland, Martela is one of the Nordic leaders in the office interior industry. A passion to offer the best workplaces has been guiding the company for almost seventy years. Martela provides innovative and ergonomic furniture solutions and collaborates with renowned designers to ensure style needs are met. Martela ensure pieces are designed with individual expression and variation in a collection yet all parts are able to communicate and are easy to combine. 
about designer OLLI MANNERMAA
Interior architect, SIO


1921-1998
Birthplace Turku, Finland


Training:
Interior architect, SIO, Institute for Applied Arts (now University Of Art And Design Helsinki), Helsinki, Finland 1949


Exhibitions:
1978 'Muoto-Form' exhibition, Kunsthalle Helsinki
- Entered designs at three Milan Triennales
- Kilta chair, MoMa, New York, USA (the Kilta chair has also been included in numerous exhibitions around the world)


Acknowledgements and awards:
1989 Finnish Association of Interior Architects SIO honorary member
1985 Central Chamber Of Commerce gold medal
1979 Knight of the Order of the White Rose of Finland
1977 State Applied Arts Commission's award
1955 Gold medal at the Finnish general fair for the Kilta chair


- 1960-1971 Teacher of construction drawing at the Institute for Applied Arts (now University Of Art And Design Helsinki)