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Knoll Designer Bios

Antti Kotilainen

b. Finland, 1966

Antti Kotilainen graduated from Finland's esteemed Lahti Design Institute in 1995 and has been designing furniture for a variety of Scandinavian companies since 1992. He was twice the recipient of the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design's prestigious Good Design Award.

Antti Kotilainen has created a variety of products for both residential and contract applications, including the CHIP chair for the Finnish design company, Piroinen. Knoll serves as the North American distributor of the CHIP chair and CHIP barstool.