Saarinen Executive Counter Stool

Designed by Eero Saarinen for Knoll®


Item Number: 2516364
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The design of Saarinen’s Executive Collection (1946) began in the mid-1930s when he and Charles Eames submitted several designs to the Organic Design in Home Furnishings competition at MoMA. The pair, who’d been friends and collaborators since meeting at Cranbrook Academy of Art, won first prize for a fluid, sculptural chair that influenced the future works by both men. For Saarinen, those early ideas evolved into a shape that completely transformed the idea of executive seating and was also quickly recognized as an elegant, comfortable choice for the dining room, where it’s just as likely to be found today. Executive is expertly crafted with a molded seat back that flexes slightly in response to the sitter’s movements. This collection is Greenguard Indoor Air Quality Certified for its use of low-emitting products. Made in U.S.A.


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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H 40" W 22.5" D 19.5" Seat H 25"


Molded reinforced polyurethane shell; contoured plywood seat; steel legs or solid steam-bent wood legs; fabric or leather upholstery.

Knoll Classic Bouclé: 52% wool, 48% nylon.
Knoll Rivington: 38% wool, 28% cotton, 28% acrylic, 6% polyester.
Knoll Velvet: 54% cotton, 46% mohair.
Spinneybeck® Volo: Semi-aniline corrected-grain leather.

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