Design Eero Saarinen, 1956
Aluminum base, fiberglass, upholstery
Made in USA by Knoll
The son of architect and Cranbrook Academy of Art director Eliel Saarinen and his wife, textile artist Loja, Eero Saarinen studied sculpture in Paris and architecture at Yale before working on furniture design with Norman Bel Geddes and practicing architecture with his father. He collaborated on several projects in furniture design with his friend, Cranbrook alumnus Charles Eames, and opened his own practice in Bloomfield Hills in 1950. Among the many buildings for which he is known are the Dulles International Airport in Washington, DC, The Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri, and the TWA Terminal at Kennedy International Airport in New York. He was the recipient of numerous awards and the subject of many exhibitions.
Available with or without arms, the tulip series can also come with a seat cushion or fully upholstered inner shell in a wide array of fabrics and leathers.
Chairs are also available with your choice of a swivel option of fixed positioning.
CA Modern Home is an Authorized Dealer for Knoll. Please call our Product Specialist at 1.800.605.1859 for questions regarding custom Fabric & Leather options.
20" W x 21.25" D x 32" H Seat height is 18"
Base is a cast aluminum, rilsan coated finish while the shell is molded fiberglass with a reinforced, plastic bonded finish.
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