Design: Rudi Merz
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Nikari’s Classic is a graceful stool created from solid ash. The stool, designed by Rudi Merz, features a beautiful, saddle-like seat that stands on three slender legs. Its surface has been treated with wood oil mixture. The timeless Classic stool is part of Nikari's Cafe collection and, like all Nikari’s furniture, a great example of the finest craftsmanship.
Nikari products are made in Finland using only certified wood.
Colour: Black Width: 31 cm Depth: 28 cm Height: 64 cm Material: Ash Notes: This stool is best suited for approx. 90 cm high tables.
Rudi Merz (b. 1948) was born in Switzerland and ended up in Finland when he got an opportunity to do his internship in Yrjö Kukkapuro’s interior design office. Since he has worked both as a carpenter and a carpentry teacher.
Nikari is a Finnish manufacturer of wooden furniture founded in 1967, specializing high quality furniture keeping in mind the principles of sustainable development. Nikari was founded by Kari Virtanen, the only Finnish cabinetmaker awarded with the Pro Finlandia medal, and today the company is run by a younger generation of entrepreneurs. Its studio-workshop is located at the Finnish artisan village of Fiskars, and its products are made using mostly locally grown, certified wood. Nikari concentrates on sustainability and quality both in its design and production techniques.