Pair of 'Polar' Lounge Chairs by Esko Pajamies, Finland 1960s

Pair of 'Polar' Lounge Chairs by Esko Pajamies, Finland 1960s


Rare pair of 'Polar' Lounge Chairs by Finnish designer Esko Pajamies, Finland 1960s.

Esko Lauri Alvari Pajamies (born August 20, 1931 Helsinki - September 26, 1990, Eloúnta, Greece) was a Finnish designer, especially known for his upholstered living room and public furniture.⁣

Pajamies graduated as an interior architect in 1954 and established his own design office in 1961. In the 1960s, Pajamies designed the Bonanza couch which combines leather and solid oak, and the Koivutaru armchair made of bent birch at the end of the 1970s. Pajamies’ workshop also designed furniture for the Helsinki-Vantaa Airport's passenger terminal.

Pajamies was awarded the State Art Prize in 1979. ⁣Besides being active as a designer, Pajamies was an avid Jazz Trumpetist.


In good vintage condition. Wear consistent with age and use. One of the pipings has a small repair. Leather has some small marks.


103 cm D x 75 cm W x 66cm H, seat height 41,5 cm


Finland 1960s


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