Apila Stool by Lisa Johansson-Pape for OY Stockmann 1950s

Clover shaped “Apila” stool designed by Lisa Johansson-Pape, manufactured by Oy Stockmann, Kervo Woodwork Factory, Finland, ca 1950. Original condition in black stained solid pine wood. Some wear to the top consistent with age and use, preserving a nice patina. Marked with manufacturers label.

Lisa Johansson-Pape 1907-1989 was a Finnish designer best known for her work in lighting design. After graduating she went on to work for Kylmäkoski designing furniture. She designed furniture for Stockmann in 1937 and in 1942 she designed for the Stockmann lighting factory and also created installations for 150 churches. Her attention turned towards lighting and she co-founded the Illuminating Engineering Society of Finland. Her work was presented in New York’s World Fair of 1939 and the Milan Triennale, where she won an award in 1951. She was the most significant Finnish lighting designer during the midcentury era.

DesignerLisa Johansson-PapeManufacturerOy StockmannModelApila Year1950sMaterialsolid pine wood, paintMeasurementsH 39 x W 35 x D 35 cmQuantity1ConditionGood vintage conditionPriceOn request

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