Eero Aarnio Originals – the sole authorised manufacturer of classic designs by Eero Aarnio

Kisu


Kisu is the newest addition to our collection, designed by Eero Aarnio in 2020. Kisu is a decorative piece of interior design suitable for both indoors and outdoors. This cat is made of polyethylene and available in two colours, black and white. The black Kisu is produced 100% of regenerated polyethylene made from the factory's own defected products and waste material. Kindly note that Kisu is a decoration element, not a toy.

Delivery time is two weeks.

Color
White
Black

Product details

Dimensions: 38cm width x 19cm depth x 52cm height

Materials White: New Polyethylene

Materials Black: Regenerated polyethylene, 100% factory's own defected products reused

The Story of Kisu

When Eero was 10 years old, their family lived in an apartment building in Kallio. They were not allowed to bring pets there, and therefore, the family didn’t have any pets at that time. It was the 1940s and stray cats would wander in the streets in the part of the city where the Aarnios lived. Young Eero would catch these cats and carry them home in his arms to the family’s apartment on the 5th floor. Eero’s mother would let him keep the cat for one day and he loved to play with them.

Even though, later on the family ended up having a dog, Eero has always found cats charming as well. “Cat has always been a very sympathetic animal character for me”, he says. Eero has designed several dog figures and characters during his career and finally he decided it was time for the cat as well. The name Kisu was a natural choice for him as in his childhood, Kisumisu, was a common term of endearment for cats in the Aarnio family.
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    11/23/2021
    Pekka G.
    Finland Finland

    Love it

    Very fast shipping, website is clear and functional and of course, Kisu was perfect! Thank you. 5/5

    12/20/2021

    Eero Aarnio Originals

    Thank you, Pekka, so much for shopping with us! We are so happy to hear of your positive experience :)

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    09/03/2021
    Alexa P.
    United States United States

    Adorable and unique piece of home art / decor!

    My husband and I absolutely love the Kisu, which we've propped up next to our Eero Aarnio Puppies. We get tons of compliments, as it's one of the first things visitors notice when they enter our home. High quality and such a unique piece!

    09/28/2021

    Eero Aarnio Originals

    Thank you for shopping with us, Alexa, we are pleased to hear that your Kisu has found a home where it is much appreciated!

    DA
    06/01/2021
    Dorottya A.
    Finland Finland

    Excellent service

    Shopping at Aarnio Originals was more than a pleasant experience. Easy checkout, quick delivery, and excellent customer service. The crew went an extra mile to help with my personal request. Thanks again, it means a lot to me.

    06/04/2021

    Eero Aarnio Originals

    Happy to hear that you were pleased with us throughout the whole experience! Thank you for shopping with us :)

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