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Olli Mannermaa var en finsk designer og innreder fra Turku (1921–1998). For Martela designet han klassikerne Kilta og Mini Kilta.

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

Opplæring:
Interior architect, SIO, Institute for Applied Arts (now University Of Art And Design Helsinki), Helsinki, Finland 1949

Utstillinger:
1978 'Muoto-Form' exhibition, Kunsthalle Helsinki
- Entered designs at three Milan Triennales
- Kilta chair, MoMa, New York, USA (stolen Kilta har dessutom vart med i flertalet utställningar runtom i världen)

Priser og utmerkelser:
1989 Finnish Association of Interior Architects SIO honorary member
1985 Central Chamber Of Commerce gold medal
1979 Knight of the Order of the White Rose of Finland
1977 State Applied Arts Commission's award
1955 Gold medal at the Finnish general fair for the Kilta chair

Arbeid:
1960-1971 Teacher of construction drawing at the Institute for Applied Arts (now University Of Art And Design Helsinki)