mia counter stool steel frame

Mia Barstool / Counter Stool | By Mikko Laakkonen

Mia bar and counter stools combine plywood seats and backrests with solid wood frame. Or plywood seats and backrests with steel frame.

The timeless and recognizable form is designed to match and blend in with the surroundings. Mia bar and counter stools are comfortable, durable, and easy to clean.

With different colors, chairs, counter, and barstool options Mia series is a stylish solution for both public and private environments.


Certification - Bureau Veritas: BS EN 16139:2013 Furniture - strength, durability, and safety requirements for non-domestic seating, LEVEL 2: Extreme use.

Mia Bar-Counter Stool Steel Frame Version Data Sheet


  • Solid white oak wood frame or steel frame. Moulded plywood seat and backrest.
  • Only for residential applications.


  • Counter Stool: 20.8"w | 19"d | 34.2"h | 25.6"sh
  • Barstool: 21.6"w | 19.3"d | 38.1"h | 29.5"sh
Available options for the quick ship: 
All wood version
  • Natural oak wood.
  • Black stained ash wood.


Metal Frame Version
  • Natural oak wood / black steel frame.
  • Black stained ash wood / black steel frame.


Mikko Laakkonen

Mikko Laakkonen (b. 1974) is a Finnish designer specialized in furniture and product design. He studied design at the Kymenlaakso Polytechnic (Bachelors of Arts degree) and at University of Arts and Design Helsinki (Master of Arts degree). Mikko Laakkonen has created products for several clients, including Covo, Selki-Asema, Offecct, Inno and Marimekko.

After graduating as a musical instrument maker, he studied furniture design at Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences and later received his Masters degree from the University of Art and Design in Helsinki. After working in design and architecture firms for several years, Mikko founded Studio Mikko Laakkonen in 2004.
The Studio offers product design services, with the main focus on everyday items. Mikko’s designs have been on display in several exhibitions around Europe, the United States, China, and Japan.

He has been awarded a number of international and national prizes, including German Design Award (2017), Turkey Design Award (2016), Reddot design award honorable mention (2016), Chicago Athenaeum's Good Design Award (2016, 2015 & 2010), Muuuz International Awards 2014, Finnish Designer Awards ’14: Furniture Designer Of The Year, Reddot: best of the best design award (2013) Reddot design award (2012), and the Young Designer of the Year prize (2009).

In 2016 Studio Laakkonen has expanded working in the fields of interior design and art direction consulting. This extension was founded to create more holistic solutions and respond better to clients' requests.

Today, Studio Laakkonen works with a variety of brands and clients from all around the world.

We believe that every project is different, and strive to find a tailored solution that combines both the client’s needs and our expertise in design. Our focus is to create unique, insightful items for everyday use.