In designing this Lavitta line, Finnish designers Timo Mikkonen and Antti Rouhunkoski wanted to pay homage to Scandinavia’s tradition of all-wooden furniture while infusing it with something new. Rather than going with solid wood, the duo opted to work with veneered and molded plywood, which allowed for new forms; legs

Source: Modern Scandinavian Bentwood Furniture: The Lavitta Line – Core77