5th international EcoDesign Special Exhibition at Habitare Fair 2013

Pekka Harni participates the 5th international EcoDesign Special Exhibition at Habitare Fair 2013.Pekka Harni presents a new simple lightweight chair with a backrest.Pre-stressed wooden structure enables minimal and optimal use of material. The production is also more ecological than laminating wood, or forming the wood by using steam and energy. The chair is made out of all wood, no metal parts.

The fifth international EcoDesign special exhibition will be held this autumn in conjunction with the Habitare fair at the Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre, from 18 to 22 September 2013.The Japanese industrial designer Toshiyuki Kita has been invited to be the exhibition’s curator and chair of the jury.

This year, as last year, the theme of the exhibition will be wood as a material. The designers’ brief is to create and present wooden pieces of furniture and interior design articles, or new, insightful and necessary commercial wood-based solutions. The entries must be made from 80% wood and 20% some other environmentally friendly material


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