“Tale”, stackable stool.
Ilmari Tapiovaara, Finland 1953.
Materials: Seat; birch, frame; solid birch alt. oak
Size: H. 40, W. 67 cm.
The name, "Tale", refers to the Finnish tradition of telling stories and tales by the fireplace. The wide stool has a pleasant seat for this purpose. Besides that; Tale is an excellent example of Tapiovaara’s skills in exploiting woods potential to come up with this masterpiece of organic design.