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Olli Mannermaa var finsk designer och inredare från Turku (1921-1998). För Martela formgav han klassikerna Kilta och Mini Kilta.

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

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

Utställningar:
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 och utmärkelser:
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

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