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Saarinen Tulip™ Armchair

Designed by Eero Saarinen for Knoll®

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Item Number: 7224
$1,840.00 - $2,022.00

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Eero Saarinen called himself a “form giver,” and everything he designed – from the Gateway Arch in St. Louis to his Womb™ Chair to his Pedestal Table – had a strong sculptural quality. “The underside of typical tables and chairs makes a confusing, unrestful world,” said Saarinen. In a 1956 cover story in Time magazine, he announced that he was designing a collection to “clear up the slum of legs in the U.S. home.” Later that year, he completed his Pedestal Table and Tulip Chair Collection (1956) with its cast aluminum base inspired by a drop of high-viscosity liquid. The seat swivels for easy entrance to or exit from a table. Each chair is stamped with the KnollStudio logo and Eero Saarinen’s signature. This is the authentic Tulip Collection produced by Knoll. Made in Italy.

  • The Tulip Collection is Greenguard Indoor Air Quality Certified®.
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Designer

Eero Saarinen
Eero Saarinen

FINLAND (1910–1961)

“The purpose of architecture is to shelter and enhance man’s life on earth and to fulfill his belief in the nobility of his existence,” said Eero Saarinen in 1959. Saarinen’s architectural legacy communicates this sentiment of giddy potential and unfettered optimism in post-war America. Iconic projects like the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Washington D.C.’s Dulles International Airport Terminal and the ...

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Dimensions

H 32" W 26" D 23" Seat H 18" Arm H 25" Saarinen Tulip™ Armchair

Materials

Molded fiberglass seat shell; cast-aluminum base with black or white Rilsan®-coated finish. Seat Cushion: Volo Leather: Spinneybeck® Volo, full-grain, semi-aniline leather. Vinyl: 100% vinyl. Fully Upholstered Chair: Knoll Textiles Classic Bouclé; upholstery: 52% wool, 48% nylon.

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