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About this designer: Eero Saarinen
Eero Saarinen
Born in Finland in 1910, the son of architect and Cranbrook Academy of Art director Eliel Saarinen and his wife, textile artist Loja, Eero Saarinen studied fine arts in Paris and architecture at Yale before working on furniture design with Norman Bel Geddes and practicing architecture with his father in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He collaborated on several projects, including a plywood leg splint for the U.S. Army, with his friend, and Cranbrook alumnus Charles Eames. Saarinen is best known for his design work for Knoll International including the ever popular Tulip chairs and the eponymous dining and side marble top tables. Aram Store stocks many of Saarinen’s most enduring works.
About this brand: Knoll International
Knoll International
Founded in 1938, Knoll is a global manufacturer of office furnishings dedicated to design excellence. Knoll is committed to offering customers elegantly designed products for office and residential use. Recognised worldwide as a design leader, Knoll is the recipient of hundreds of design awards, with products represented in major art museums around the world. Knoll has more than 30 products included in the Design Collection of The Museum of Modern Art in New York City. The KnollStudio collection of modern classics comprises seating, tables and desks for executive offices and distinguished homes. Developed in collaboration with the world’s leading architects and designers, KnollStudio represents exquisitely designed signature pieces that embody elegance, craftsmanship and emblematic detail.

Tulip Chair with Seat Pad

Code:
8636

Tulip Side Chair

Tulip Chair with Seat Pad

Code:
8636
Designer:
Eero Saarinen
Brand:
Knoll International
Black Fibreglass Shell
White Fibreglass Shell
Acid Green Divina 936 Seat Cushion
Black Divina 191 Seat Cushion
Burgundy Divina 671 Seat Cushion
Green Tonus 118 Seat Cushion
Magenta Tonus 636 Seat Cushion
Mid Grey Divina 154 Seat Cushion
Ocean Divina 826 Seat Cushion
Olive Divina 944 Seat Cushion
Orange Divina 542 Seat Cushion
Powder Divina 224 Seat Cushion
Red Tonus 130 Seat Cushion
Steel Tonus 216 Seat Cushion
Price per unit:
£1,399.00
Lead time: 8-10 Weeks Made to order

Description

Designed as an exercise in clarifying form, Eero Saarinen's Tulip chair sets new standards for modern design. Introduced in 1956, this design won the MoMA award in 1969. The base is coated cast aluminium with felt glides to aid movement. The seat shell is moulded fibreglass. The inner shell is available either upholstered in fabric or leather or unupholstered. Frame can be white or black. Available as both an armchair and side chair.

Dimensions

490x530x490/820h mm

Delivery & Returns

Please see our 'Deliveries & Returns' page for more information.

Available stock is usually delivered within 7 days.

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